Recommended Materials

I bought or used these materials, so I only recommend based on my experience. This list covers pretty much all the materials you need to have when building DIY projects. The links on this page are affiliate links. These links let Amazon know that you were referred to them by this site, and if you buy anything within 24 hours, I get a small commission.

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Recommended Materials for Woodworking


When joining wooden boards together add glue, so you enhance the rigidity of the structure. In some cases, adding glue is enough to create a strong joint, so you don’t need to insert screws or brad nails. In addition, for a professional finish, you need to prepare the surface thoroughly and to apply the right paint or stain. Cover the surface with a few coats of lacquer or polyurethane to seal the finish.

 

1. Glue


Glue

 

Titebond II Premium Wood Glue, 16 oz.

  • Everyone need glue when joining wood together
  • Ideal for exterior application

 

Wood Glue

 

Franklin International 1414 Titebond-3 Ultimate Wood Glue, 16-Ounce

  • Waterproof-Superior Strength
  • Resists Solvents, heat & mildew

 

Wood glue

 

Franklin Titebond Original Wood Glue

  • Bonds stronger than wood
  • 128 oz

 

Glue Bottle

 

FastCap Glu-Bot Glue Bottle (16 Ounces)

  • Perfect bottle for applying glue
  • No dripping

 

Epoxy

 

Gorilla Epoxy

  • 5 Minute Set: Plenty of repositioning time for the perfect fit
  • The all purpose formula bonds steel, wood, aluminum, ceramic, tile and more

 

 

 

2. Finishing Touches


Wood Filler

 

Minwax High-Performance Wood Filler, 12-Ounce Can 

  • High-performance wood filler
  • Hardens in 15-minutes; sandable in 30-minutes

 

Sandpaper

 

3M 9-Inch by 11-Inch Aluminum Oxide Sandpaper, Assorted

  • Ideal sandpaper set for a variety of situations
  • Ultimate in performance for surface preparation

 

Sandpaper Pads

 

Mirka 5-Inch 8-Hole Dustless Hook-and-Loop Sanding Disks, 10 Each of 5 Grits

  • 50 per box, 10-pieces each of 80, 100, 120, 150, and 220 grits
  • Increased life, made with antiload stearate

 

Paint Brushes

 

Presa Premium Paint Brushes Set, 5 Piece

  • Increase your productivity with thoughtfully constructed premium paint brushes

 

 

Paint Kit

 

STANLEY Premium Paint Kit, 8-Piece

  • Premium quality kit with tools to paint an entire room
  • Great coverage with all paints

 

Masking Tape

 

3M Painter’s Tape, Multi-Use, .94-Inch by 60-Yard

  • Delivers sharp paint lines
  • Does not cause surface damage

 

 

 

3. Paint and Stain


Linseed Oil

 

SUNNYSIDE 1-Gallon Raw Linseed Oil

  • Great For Wood Finishing
  • No Additives

 

Wood Stain

 

Minwax Wood Finish Interior Wood Stain, Dark Walnut

  • Available in 26 wood Tone colors
  • For any unfinished wood surfaces

 

Poly finish

 

Minwax Fast Drying Polyurethane Clear Satin Finish, Quart

  • Provides long-lasting beauty and protection to any interior wood surface
  • It provides long-lasting protection and beauty to interior wood surfaces such as furniture, floors, doors and cabinets

 

Outdoor Stain

 

Rust-Oleum Varathane Gel Stain, Quart, Dark Walnut

  • Provides twice the coverage of ordinary oil-based stains
  • Ideal for vertical surfaces – water resistant

 

Spray Lacquer

 

Minwax Gloss Brushing Lacquer Spray, Clear, 12.25-Ounce

  • Requires no sanding between coats
  • Recommended Uses: woodwork, cabinets, furniture, interior doors, accessories, not recommended for floors

 

Spar

 

Rust-Oleum Marine Spar Varnish 1-Quart

    • Twice as durable as conventional wood finishes
      • UV resistant, water resistant
      • Ideal for outdoor projects, applied over the stain coats

 

 

4. Nails and Screws


Brad nails

 

Senco 18-Gauge-by-1-2-Inch Electro Galvanized Variety Pack Brads

  • These brad nails come handy when building furniture

 

 

Brad nails

 

 

 

Wood Screws

 

The Hillman Group 8 by 1-1/2-Inch Wood Screw, 100-Piece

  • Wood screws are essential in woodworking

Pocket screws mix

 

Kreg Pocket-Hole Screw Kit in 5 Sizes – 24.99$

  • For joining wood planks of various thicknesses

 

 

Screws

 

Kreg 1-1/4-Inch No. 2 Coarse Screw (1000-Pack) – 24.97$

  • For joining 3/4″ thick wood planks

 

 

Screws 2.5

 

Kreg Pocket Screws 2 1/2-Inch, #8 Coarse, Washer Head, 2000 Count – 69.99$

  • For joining 1 1/2″ thick wood planks

 

 

Wood Plugs

 

Kreg Pine Micro Pocket Plugs, 65 Pack

  • Plugs require minimal sanding to match pocket angles
  • Made from accurate dowel for minimal sanding

 

 

See-Tools

 

 

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