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11-17-2014 02:43 PM

Dyeing cedar. - 1 reply

I recently put up a new cedar picket fence for my dad. I plan on using some of the left over cedar pickets and making his favorite college team’s logo out of it to mount on the fence. I had considered dyeing the logo the teams color and was wanting input. How well will it weather? What to use to lock the color in (exterior use)? and any o...

02-05-2013 12:18 AM

Want to make wood pellets. - 9 replies

Do any of my fellow LJ’s make their own wood pellets or pressed wood “bricks” for their wood burning stoves. I’m needing info on how it’s done. I really would love to able to heat my shop with all the dust and shavings I’ve been tossing out.

01-09-2013 01:55 PM

Has anyone seen this build? (info wanted) - 8 replies

I found this ””Miter Saw Station Lumber Rack” by Seadweller43 on sketchup. I really would like to make this but would like more info. Is Seadweller43 a lumber? If so did you or any other LJ’s build this or have seen it built? how’s it working out for you? Got any pics? Anything you would modify? I have already star...

12-05-2012 10:42 PM

What is this? - 30 replies

Can anyone identify this wood. I believe it is an Oak maybe White Oak. It has the short linear lines like Oak. I don’t think it is Red Oak because I have some of that also and this is more blonde than that. The wood has a lot of imperfection/character and that’s what is throwing me for a loop.

11-05-2012 08:12 PM

Using CBdesigner files in sketchup - 0 replies

Is it possible to some how use Cutting Board Designer projects in Sketchup? For example, I used CBdesigner to create the pattern for my butcher block island for my kitchen. Now, I would like to use that to draw the island in 3d in Sketchup.

08-28-2012 05:01 PM

Rip and Join. Yeah or Nay? - 11 replies

I am making my kitchen cabinet drawer fronts out of maple. The drawer fronts range from 10” to 34” in length and all are 7” wide. With the boards width, length, and the fact that they will be subject to a decent amount of moisture in the kitchen should I rip each board in half and rejoin to help with cup and warp or am I worr...

05-03-2012 12:33 PM

In need of cabinet finishing tips. - 8 replies

I’ve done plenty of projects requiring a good finish but this time around I’m building my own kitchen cabinets and I want to make sure I’m doing things right. I need any help you kind people are willing to share. I can tell you that they will be maple and maple plywood for exterior and birch plywood for interior. The maple will...

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