Despite what some people believe, wood is not a static, perfect building material. Of course, some types of wood are more stable than others, but every kind of wood has characteristics that can cause work problems if the woodworker does not prepare for them.
There is a countless number of woodworking tips and tricks that can be listed, but here are a few of my favorites. Of course, there are some tools every woodworker should own.
1. How to close an open corner
Even the most intricately cut halves of the fitted corner do not move entirely. Since wood is a material that continually adapts to fluctuations in moisture in the air or imperfections in the angle of the grain of the tree, the ridge angles of the two panels cannot precisely align. Learn the woodworking technique of aligning and closing such an uneven, open corner angle.