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|416 days ago||
maintaining color in purpleheart - 12 replies
I don’t often work with purpleheart, but my sister has asked me to turn a series of bottle openers and pizza cutters out of purpleheart for the people in her wedding party. In the past I did a few small pieces, and my purpleheart (very) quickly faded to brown. I got a deal on some nice figured purpleheart, and am about ready to begin t...
|677 days ago||
wagon hardware - 2 replies
Does anybody know of a source(s) for building a ‘radio-flyer’-like wagon? I thought I remember seeing a hardware kit last fall for building a wagon (and possibly a sled kit to replace the wheels for winter), but now that I would like to begin something for my daughter I can’t find it anywhere. Thanks in advance for the help...
|843 days ago||
what wax to use - 3 replies
As I’m approaching the finish line on the latest project I would like to step up my finishing techniques. I just completed stripping and refinishing a glider rocker and ottoman for my wife and soon-to-be born daughter. I applied a cherry stain with poly over the top. I like the results, but would like to finish it off with a top layer/...