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46 days ago

How to achieve this inlay? - 9 replies

I’m looking to do something similar to this and I’m wondering what the best method is. Do you think this can be achieved with router based in-lay? It seems to intricate for that but that is about all I am familiar with.

611 days ago

Watco Danish - Multiple coats - 4 replies

Hi all, I’m using Watco Danish Oil (dark walnut) to finish a chest, tongue and groove with panels. The panels are getting a different stain. I want to finish the inside edge of the rails and stiles so I don’t have to tape the panels when I come back to do it post glue up. If you get excess Danish Oil on a piece and come back lat...

613 days ago

what and when to finish blanket chest - 5 replies

I have a blanket chest I’m about to start assembling and gluing up, everything is sanded. I’ve previously only built tables, nothing with and inside per se. It is mostly tongue and groove construction. I’m debating on when I should oil and top coat the pieces. It seems to me it would be easiest to stain and top coat everyth...

630 days ago

Radiator Cover & Insulation? - 3 replies

Hi, I just had to make three radiator covers for our home. Didn’t really want to restrict air flow but my wife is starting a day care here and to get certified, they want the radiators covered. I built them with poplar and screening. We have one upstairs the previous owners put in and I noticed under the top there is a 3/4” piec...

631 days ago

Waterlox then Gel Poly? - 11 replies

Somewhat new to finishing. I’m working my way through the examples in “Foolproof Wood Finishing“ I love the quality that Waterlox/Tung Oil based finishes bring but I love the ease or Old Masters Gel Poly and it’s hand rubbed satin finish. Wondering if it would be possible or advisable to try a coat of Waterlox and ...


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