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05-09-2013 07:37 PM

Sanding scoops on raised panels for entry doors and garage doors - 2 replies

I am in need of finding out the best way to sand the scoop portion on raised panels. I use western red cedar and african mahagony alot more than most wood species and find these 2 species give me the most trouble for time when sanding both with grain and against grain. Does anyone recommend a method or tool for saving time yet still giving a gre...

12-28-2012 02:17 PM

Tongue and Groove over 6" wide - need advice on best way to keep them from cupping/moving - 8 replies

I put a nice sized bead of exterior wood glue to the garage door frame, trowel it, then apply tongue and groove material piece after piece. I use 1-1/4” divergent staples which work great for holding power. Most of the tongue and groove lays pretty flat to the garage door frame but I have noticed that when I start using tongue and groove w...

11-27-2012 04:17 PM

Mahogany bleeding over surface when moisture is introduced - 3 replies

I need assistance with Mahogany Bleeding through or shall I say bleeding in general. I have a wooden garage door that has a Douglas fir frame which is great, but my Mahogany trim boards and applied trim keep bleeding red when normal wood movement occurs. This happens on the mitered ends of the applied trim and also on the garage door section bre...

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