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07-23-2010 01:41 AM

Still Finishing - 0 replies

! finish)! Help, please! In the 1st photo I have 2 coats of an oil-based “natural” stain. A white residue has formed on some of the wood and I’m struggling to remove it (I feel as though I’m engaged in a refinishing project instead...

02-16-2010 05:54 PM

Polyurethane Finishes - 3 replies

Hi, fellow wizards. I’m about to apply a polyurethane finish to a mahogany stained pine bench. Should the final (or any other) coat be thinned? If so, what. Thanks for the help.

02-01-2010 07:06 PM

Grain Direction in Jointing - 6 replies

I have seen Norm of “The New Yankee Workshop” reverse the grain of the center section of a 3 section jointing project for structural integrity. Is it recommended that the grain be reversed on adjacent boards when jointing only two sections?

01-24-2010 02:16 AM

Planner cutter blades - 4 replies

Hey, fellow Lumber Jocks. Can someone tell me how often planer cutter blades should be changed. I have a fairly new planer with helical cutter blades. I have only planed a few boards, but have noticed what appears to be chip-out over the surface of the board I’m working on. I checked to ensure the cutter was turning in the direction ...

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