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Screwing: All you need to know

Screws are one of the main metal fasteners used in woodworking. The other is the humble nail. But screws hold better, stronger and longer, they can also be removed for when the piece needs to be dismantled. But the screw isn't exactly simple. And to buy screws takes a certain lingo. 

Woodworking workbenches for Mumbai

I need to bring you around to the fact that your passion for woodworking, and this holds true for any hobby, must overcome all obstacles. It is possible to work, like me, out of a small 1 bhk in Mumbai. I even take classes in the bedroom. Woodworking classes only. It does require a wee bit of innovation and some logical sense to create a workbench suited to your space, your needs and your context.

Collapsible workbench - A guide to building in India

Collapsible workbench - A guide to building in India
    I finally built myself another workbench and documented the build. I also managed to document a number of concept of buying wood in India like,
    1. Types of local timber marts and how to buy wood
    2. Material dimension and the gun foot or CFT
    3. The concept of the running foot
    I also documented some of the enhancements I've made to the workbench