Has anyone had any experience using dyes (not stain) on quarter-sawn sycamore? I have some beautiful stock that I want to use in table tops. But with the wild grain and softness of the wood, I thought I’d ask before taking dye to wood. There...
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Location: Carefree, Arizona
Former restoration contractor for more than thirty years, now retired. Just starting out in woodworking - amateur at best. Specialties include tables, cutting boards, antique restoration and 'simple' woodworking projects. I still haven't dug out my workshop despite moving to AZ more than two years ago!!!!
-- Larry, formerly of East Greenwich, RI - "Rhode Island's Oldest Home": http://www.circa1679.com
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Anyone have any experience applying brushable lacquer over a de-waxed shellac? I’m under the impression you can put just about anything but polyurethane over shellac. This happens to be going on an solid ash table top. Two coats de-waxed she...
I need some help finding something. Several months ago I spotted plans for a square-top side table/candlestand that was on a 3-legged base. The top also had two dovetailed drawers. It was what appeared to be an 18th century (?) historical repro...
I’m looking to build my first router table and was wondering if any of you out there have ever used a kitchen sink-base cabinet to do so. When I’ve looked at these particular cabinets, I found there was more than adequate room to hang ...