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07-16-2014 06:49 PM

iron ore color? - 7 replies

I grew up in Hibbing, MN. A rich iron ore region. The iron ore in the ground is very reddish brown and everything gets that color on it. Roads, sidewalks, lakes, home foundations, etc. Here’s my question. If I wanted to make a project using lumber from up there, would the iron rich soil taint the color of the wood so I could get a n...

12-26-2010 06:05 AM

Box Spring Support... - 3 replies

I have a question. I’m finishing making my first bed frame. It is a mission style queen. I’ve built the side rails, headboard and foot board. I made super strong 1” rails inside of the bed frame on all four sides (dado, glued and screwed every two inches into the frame). My thought was the box spring can rest on all 4, inner 1” rails on the i...

11-20-2007 07:43 AM

Redheart finishing? - 2 replies

Hello, On a whim, I bought some redheart tonight. I’ll probably make some small Christmas gifts with it, maybe boxes or something. What should I use to finish the wood? Will tung oil make that red pop well? What do you think? Thanks,Scott Alan in Madison

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