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Shop Tips & Tricks #22: How to Stabilize Anything With Legs

05-25-2017 11:41 PM by GnarlyErik | 1 comment »

How to stabilize anything with legs – except maybe some politicians! It does not matter how many legs the item has either. (Anything with just three legs is self-stabilizing.) We’ve all been irritated with a jiggly chair or table which just doesn’t want to be steady. This is a simple little trick which makes it easy to correct the problem – and maybe be a hero to your lady or friend too. The idea is very simple, but I’ve noticed that many people approach this ...

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Need Some Expertise and/or Tips and Tricks. - Stabilizing

04-08-2017 08:21 PM by SawMueller | 1 comment »

As the pictures show, I have some gorgeous wild olive wood in desperate need of stabilization before it can be used. The 3rd picture (darker color) is a thin piece I’ve soaked in minwax wood hardener. The results were less than inspiring, as the wood is still quite soft and flexible. Please help me give this beautiful wood a chance at becoming a project! Sizes of the pieces range from 2×4x2 all the way up to 8”-10” diameter x 14” tall.

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