Woodworking Hack. How to Remove Dent from Wood

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Blog entry by CrazyRussianWoodShop posted 12-14-2017 11:09 PM 1499 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi folks,
Here is a cool old woodworking trick. Lifting dents in wood with an iron.

You can see how well it works even on harder woods in this 1 min video:

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#1 posted 12-15-2017 12:41 AM

I actually keep an old stem iron in my shop for such uses. It even can be used to easy some minor wood bending too.

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#2 posted 12-15-2017 03:32 AM

Yup, used that trick many times. It’s been a lifesaver over the years.

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#3 posted 12-15-2017 03:33 AM

It works very well.

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#4 posted 12-15-2017 01:06 PM

I might have a go at trying it on some of the engineered wood flooring at the house…

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#5 posted 12-15-2017 03:56 PM

Love your many ideas and jigs, please keep up the great work!!!

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#6 posted 12-16-2017 01:49 AM

Love your many ideas and jigs, please keep up the great work!!!
Thank you:)

- htl

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