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|24 days ago||
Dark finish on trim in older homes? - 3 replies
I’ve found some discussion on replicating old trim finishes but wondered if anyone knew what the exact formulation is for the dark finish found on older softwood. Our house, like a lot of Toronto homes from the early part of the 1900s, has Douglas Fir trim with a dark coating that appears to be shellac. The thing about it is that it loo...
|30 days ago||
Structural integrity of curly hard maple? - 4 replies
I need to make a panel gauge and I’m eying a piece of tiger striped hard maple from my scrap pile. I inherited it from my dad’s intarsia pile, so it has pretty wiggly grain and a few knots but I think I could get the pieces I need from it. I obviously don’t want to test it to failure, so I just thought I’d ask here ...
|173 days ago||
I want to send a friend a link to a LJ project where some deck storage benches were disguised as stacks of pressure treated or cedar 2×6s. I’ve searched a ton of bench projects without luck. Ring any bells?
|215 days ago||
Newest "The Woodwright's Shop" audio out of sync - 8 replies
I’m just wondering if anyone else is having difficulty viewing the post 09/01/12 episodes. I’ve tried it on a couple of MacBook Pros with Lion and Snow Leopard (up to date Flash) but get a lot of digital artefacts and the audio is about a full minute out of sync. For example: http://video.pbs.org/video/2265289533 Promos and ...