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08-02-2009 08:25 PM

Routing with pattern template and double stick tape - 6 replies

Hi All, I am building a couple of adirondack chairs with plans and templates I got a wood craft. I bought the wood a while ago so I think it is Cypress, but it might be Cedar. I put two boards together with double stick tape and then attached the template with double stick tape. when it came time to pull them apart, the tape took some of t...

02-27-2008 03:03 PM

Stocking Up... - 7 replies

I have recently purchased a bit a lumber for a few projects I am planning to build. I am eager to get started on these projects, but it has been recommended that I let the wood acclimate for a few more weeks before I start making sawdust. So…My question(s)...How do the rest of you buy lumber, do you always buy it with a project in mind...

02-24-2008 01:09 AM

Lengthwise Warp - 5 replies

Hi All!!! I did a quick search and couldn’t come up with the answer, though I thought I had seen something here before. I have cut up some red oak for a knock down bookcase. The rails and styles are 2” wide and various lengths. The wood sat in my cellar for a week or two before i cut it down to rough length and finish width. ...

02-11-2008 01:44 AM

Where did I go wrong? - 10 replies

Greetings All!! So I’m making, trying to make, the TWW cutting board. Things were going along pretty good, got all my boards planed down to size, first glue up seemed to go well, cut of the final peices and glued them up yesterday. Today I was sanding it and noticed some small seams, so I held it up to the light and low, I can see lig...

02-07-2008 02:40 PM

Planing a glued up board - 5 replies

I’ve recently finished gluing up a number of boards for a cutting board. While I was able to get a lot of the squeeze out cleaned up during the curing time, there is still glue on the surface, especially where it was hidden by clamps. When I run my fingers accross the surface, I also feel ridges, which may be glue or minor differences in...

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