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  1. Baking Soda Blasted Wood Turning

    I took a very ordinary wood turning and I turned it into a very beautiful piece by the process of baking soda blasting. This is one experment that really producted results for me.
  2. Reclaimed play table

    Here is a play table I made out of reclaimed pallets and a leftover sheet of birch plywood. My sister requested that I make one for my nieces for Christmas this last year. I don't remember the dimensions. It is like 2ftx3ft and 18" tall. I made the side rails out of the slats on the pallet...
  3. Woodworking Skill Share
    I thought this would be an interesting subject to start as since we're having record snowfall (20" last week, another 8"-20" tonight/tomorrow), we are also having trees in our neighborhood snap or fall from the heavy weight of the wet snow. We lost a branch from our 25' holly tree and have cut...
  4. Wood & Lumber
    I bought green douglas fir and wasn't expecting the lumber to be so moist, since the first time I bought it everything was dry and I didn't give it a second thought. Anyway I ripped a 2×10 down some and crosscut some, everything looked great. Until I tried drilling holes in it. The moisture...
  5. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    I use my equipment weekly, but sometime everyday for fairly long stretches. I have a garage, walk-out basement, woodshop. Rust has never been an issue between usage and waxing. I had a cherry log quartersawn 2 weeks ago and purposely requested green lumber for the first time. Three days ago I...
  6. Woodcarving
    Hi all. Was curious about dry/ wet wood for power carving. Which is best? I see a lot of stuff about green wood being best for hand carving but not much at all about power carving. Thank you in advance.
  7. Blogs
    Clamping Cauls - Making & Using Clamping cauls are superior to dowels and biscuits for aligning panel glue ups. No, they don't align the ends of the boards, but biscuits have too much play to do so, and have too much play to align the board edges. Dowels will align the ends, but you need one...
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