Best Wax for Wooden Drawer Slides

There is nothing worse than pulling open a wooden drawer only to be met with resistance. Drawers that don’t slide easily can be a minor inconvenience or extremely irritating depending on how bad the problem is.  Fortunately, wax can solve the problem.  Wax is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to keep wooden drawers sliding properly. In this …

Best Nails for Furniture

When constructing furniture, or simply fixing a piece of furniture that has broken off, using nails is often necessary.  Although glue works in some cases, nails are often better for securely joining two pieces of wood together.  But with so many types of nails in the hardware store, how do you know which type of nails are best for your …

How to Remove Veneer Glue From Wood

When the veneer of your wood furniture becomes damaged beyond repair, you may want to remove it altogether. However, although removing the veneer is often straightforward, removing the glue that binds it to the furniture can be challenging. Fortunately, with the right techniques you can remove the veneer glue without damaging the rest of the furniture.  In this post, you …

MH Ready Patch vs Bondo: A Detailed Comparison

MH Ready Patch and Bondo are two popular options for filling holes, cracks, and dents on various surfaces. While both products are designed for similar purposes, there are important differences between them. In this post, we’ll compare MH Ready Patch and Bondo in depth, highlighting the differences in ingredients, features, application technique, pricing, and when to use each product. Whether …

How to Replace the Bottom Panel of a Dresser

The bottom panel of a dresser is obviously not very noticeable when it’s secure and intact on the dresser frame. However, a broken, sagging, or misaligned bottom dresser panel can be extremely noticeable and can make an otherwise nice-looking dresser look like an eye sore. Fortunately, this is a relatively easy fix. In this post, you will learn how to …

Bondo vs Wood Filler: When to Use Each

For many, Bondo and wood filler are the go-to products for refinishing furniture and other wood projects. However, there are times when you are better off using one product over the other. Each material has its own use case. This post discusses the differences between Bondo vs wood filler so that you can determine which solution is best for you. …

How to Get Rid of Musty Smell in Chest of Drawers

Musty musty-smelling chest of drawers can be more than just a minor inconvenience. Wood drawers with a bad odor can translate to musty-smelling clothes and in severe cases, can taint the smell of your bedroom as a whole. Fortunately, bad-smelling wood drawers are treatable. In this post, you will discover how to get rid of a musty smell in a …

5 Ways to Cover Damaged Dresser Top

If you have a damaged dresser top, you may want to make efforts to preserve it. On the other hand, it might just not be visually appealing and worth covering up. Whatever the reason is, there are a few ways to protect your dresser top. In this post, you will discover 5 amazing ways to cover a damaged dresser top. …

Repairing Split Wood Furniture: Fixing a Dresser

Although you might not realize it, wood can expand and contract as seasons change. As summer approaches, and as the air becomes more humid, wood furniture can swell as the moisture in the air is absorbed. During the winter months when there isn’t as much moisture in the air, wood furniture can shrink as it dries. Because wood often doesn’t …

How to Remove Drawer Pulls Without Screws

Typically drawer pulls are screwed into drawer fronts. However, you might find that the drawer pulls on your furniture are glued on. By simply pulling open the drawer and inspecting the inside of the drawer, if there isn’t a screw head visible from the inside, chances are that the drawer pull was secured with glue. If you plan to change …