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How to Use a Kreg Jig

January 14, 2016 By Kirsten Dunn

A Kreg Jig is a tool that hides screws holes and allows you to drill in screws at an angle. The holes you create using a Kreg Jig are called pocket holes. Once you’ve attached your desired pieces together, you can then cover the screw with a Kreg Jig plug and leave it looking like there was never even a screw there.

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How to Use a Circular Saw

November 19, 2015 By Jacob Briant

Let’s cover a few of the basics of circular saw use. This is, by no means, a complete set of instructions and safety, nor is it a replacement for reading your owner’s manual or using common sense. Any further questions you have after reading this will be welcomed by a sales associate at Dunn Lumber.

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How to Use a Hand Saw

August 04, 2015 By Jacob Briant

Let’s cover a few of the basics of how to use a hand saw. This is, by no means, a complete set of instructions and safety, nor is it a replacement for reading your owner’s manual or using common sense. Any further questions you have after reading this will be welcomed by a sales associate at Dunn Lumber.

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Know the Difference: Green or Kiln Dried Lumber

March 17, 2015 By Jacob Briant

If you've ever purchased lumber and looked at the item descriptions, you'll notice it either says green or kiln dried. Maybe you have an idea of what this means, but perhaps you don't. Either way lets take a closer look at each of these terms. A few of their characteristics may have an effect when considering your next DIY project.

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How To Choose A Paintbrush

March 03, 2015 By Todd Dermody

When embarking upon a project involving paint or primer, it’s important to find the right paintbrush. In fact, finding the right brush can make all the difference in your project. There are hundreds of paintbrushes on the market to choose from, so you might wonder: What paint brush should I use?

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How to Use A Power Drill

February 24, 2015 By Rachelle Cummings

When doing DIY projects it's important to have the right tools. It's also important to know how to use those tools. We teamed up with Jacob from Dunn Lumber Kirkland to bring you a few tutorials to add to your DIY tool belt. In this post we'll cover how to use a power drill.