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12-21-2020 02:17 PM

raised grain on zebrawood - 6 replies

So I’m working on a project using Zebra wood and am at the finishing stage. Once i got all my pieces shaped and sanded, I wiped them down with a damp towel. While i was successful in removing all the sawdust, I was ALSO successful at raising the grain. Does anyone have any advice on the best way to salve this problem? Or is it simply a ...

03-12-2018 04:52 PM

What am I seeing, and how do I fix it? - 15 replies

Hey guys, I need some help.What I have to show you today is a slab of locally (Florida) sourced cedar. Ultimately, this will be the seat of a beautiful (fingers crossed) bench.when I picked out the slab, I thought that I was seeing spiderwebs…now I’m not so sure.So these are the questions:Can any of you tell me A) what the white fib...

01-14-2018 08:09 PM

Floating cedar shelves - 2 replies

So my in laws gave me an awesome, natural edge cedar board. I’ve cut and sanded it to make 2 floating shelves. I’ve sanded them down to 320 grit and applied 1 coat of BLO and I LOVE the color and look of them. My problem now, it how to accomplish the final finish. What I’m looking for is the hard, clear finish that you see on restaurant tables a...

11-07-2016 04:28 PM

"sharing" work - 4 replies

Hello all,I’m new to woodworking and even newer to this group so please bear with me should I neglect or omit any of the finer point of etiquette.That said, here we go…I live Near Daytona Beach, FL and… This is what I want to do: Make a custom turned rolling pin for my wife. It will be segmented with light and dark wood ...


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