Dive into making built-in shelves alongside carpenter and instructor Kyle Kwiatkowski. In this woodworking class from Craftsy and Lowe's, you'll get step-by-step guidance for everything from surveying your space to installing your shelving. Start by learning to design shelving that's perfect for your space and needs. Then, select the best materials for your shelving and create cut lists to determine how much material you need. From there, you'll see how to fabricate your uprights and shelves, and assemble your shelving unit. You'll also get Kyle's expert instruction on properly installing your shelves to the wall, and creating a beautiful finished product with face frames and molding. Plus, you'll pick up professional tips for patching up holes and fixing any imperfections.
Advance your craft and learn techniques to achieve three functional and beautiful dovetail joints. Join expert woodworker and instructor Kyle Kwiatkowski as he guides you through wood selection and material preparation for through, half-blind and canted joints. Get helpful strategies for cutting these dovetails, approaching shoulder lines and cleaning out waste. Learn a variety of chisel techniques for pristine waste removal and confidently cut your pins using the tails as your template. Successfully define shoulder lines and true up your pins on all three joints. Then, use graphite or learn to spot signs of burnishing to find areas where you need to shave the wood to achieve a perfect fit. Plus, get troubleshooting tips and helpful tricks for achieving a snug join for strong, handsome dovetails you’ll proudly showcase in your workshop or home.