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08-09-2014 08:50 PM

Suggestions for Using Tree Trunk Butts? - 7 replies

I just had 13 White Oak logs quarter sawn. When they’re milled one of the pieces I’m left with are the butts from the trunks. Some of these are rather large and thick. Does anyone have a suggestion for using them? They’re going to be firewood if I can’t find a good use. It doesn’t even have to be fanc...

01-20-2013 11:22 PM

Making Big Leaf Maple Pop - 9 replies

I have very nice piece of Big leaf maple that I’m working into a project. Just throwing a little alcohol on to the wood shows amazing figure. I like to maximize the “pop” in the figure. Does anyone have sugguestions for maximizing the figure in this beautiful piece of wood? I tried transtint dye with birdseye maple to en...

09-15-2012 09:25 PM

Cutting an Angle Dilema - 6 replies

This must be simpler than I’m making it. I need to cut as 2 degree angle on two sides of a piece of wood that’s ~1.5” wide. It’s for a mallet handle. I want to cut them on a table saw. I can easily cut the first side by making an auxiliary fence at the angle I need. How do I get the other side at the correct angle?...


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