Pneumatic Addict: Tips and Tricks

Showing posts with label Tips and Tricks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tips and Tricks. Show all posts

Tricks to Make Sanding Suck Less plus GIVEAWAY!

Friday, September 29, 2017 -
Learn simple tips and tricks to make sanding easier and more enjoyable and enter to win a Diablo Tools SandNet prize pack contest tutorial

Let's be honest, sanding sucks. I bet most people would say sanding is the worst part of any DIY project. After my billions of hours spent sanding I've figured out a few tips and tricks to make it not such a horrible experience. I put together a quick YouTube video and make sure you watch all the way to the end for a special giveaway!

How to Get Shiny and Smooth OSB for Furniture - Video Tutorial

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 -
Learn how to turn OSB into perfectly smooth and shiny drawer fronts using a coat of epoxy resin Easy high gloss finish tutorial

A couple weeks ago I shared my Modern 8 Drawer Dresser with you guys and I've gotten such a good response! You guys rock! I've had several people ask for more information about the finish I used and how I got the OSB drawer faces so smooth. To show you how simple it was, I made a video tutorial. 

5 Easy Ways to Fix Scratched Furniture- Video Tutorial

Friday, September 1, 2017 -
5 easy tips and tricks how to fix scratched or damaged furniture video

*This post is sponsored by RPM Wood Finishes Group and contains affiliate links. All opinions are uninfluenced and my own.

It's going to happen. Maybe you'll bump against the door frame while moving into your new house, or your house guest will insist on dropping his keys on your wood coffee table. Somehow your beloved furniture is going to end up scratched. I had a mini breakdown after we moved into our current house and I discovered almost every single piece of furniture that I had built with my blood, sweat and tears was damaged. Luckily there are ways to fix furniture scratches and scuffs.

5 Tips for Better Sprayed Paint Results

Thursday, August 13, 2015 -
h5 Tips for Better Sprayed Paint Results

As time goes on, I find myself using a paintbrush much less, and spraying just about everything through a spray gun. I love the coverage and have decided you can beat a sprayed finish appearance wise. Although spraying requires more set-up and clean-up, most of the time the process is actually faster than brushing or rolling. On rare occasion I will be looking for a heavily textured, rustic look and I'll bust out a brush. For some looks (like high gloss lacquer), spraying is a requirement, but I have found I can achieve almost any style with a sprayer.  

Whether you have a paint/finish sprayer, are looking to buy one, or just find yourself using a shaker can from time to time, these 5 tips will improve you sprayed paint and finish results. 

What I'm Watching on YouTube

Monday, April 20, 2015 -
My list of the best You Tube channels for a DIY lover to subscribe to.

Did you guys know that YouTube is the #2 search engine on the internet. Number 2 people. Second only to Google. Obviously we like our videos. There are tons of truly awesome woodworking, building, and refinishing channels on YouTube So, with that train of thought, I figured I'd share my subscription list with you guys.

How to Get an Even Finish When Staining Pine

Friday, April 10, 2015 -

Brave new waters for me people. You may have noticed my tutorials can get pretty lengthy. Partly because my techniques can be a little complicated, but mostly, I am anal and like to over explain. I've decided videos might be the way to go.

How to Rivet Wood and/or Leather

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 -

"Rivets? Like as in Rosie the Riveter? Why would I need to know that?" You may be asking yourself. Holy crap! Rivets are my new favorite thing people! 
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