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Dying Maple to a Cherry Finish

09-21-2009 02:38 PM by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

Today I’ll be staining some maple. The customer want a cherry finish. Not a new cherry wood look, but the old antique look with years patina. More like the stuff you’d find on the a showroom floor call “cherry finish”. As most of you know, maple doesn’t absorb stain very good, so to achieve a dark, rich finish is impossible with stain only. Several years ago, I standardize this finish for my customers and make to sample piece with the steps that need to be...

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Woodworking Perspectives #1: An Artist's Statement

07-05-2007 05:07 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 11 comments »

Taking A Breath- It’s the Fourth of July and I decided to not work the last half of the day. I have been working weekends and that includes half days on Sundays. Anybody that thinks about taking the leap professionally needs to observe closely. Some of you will do it no matter what warnings are issued because you will be like me, you can’t help yourself. Stack O’ Pubs- I was able to read a couple of articles in my magazines that are piling up and I found someth...

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