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Butt joints on both sides on the same piece of wood

While planning and designing a cabinet, I made a wrong assumption of making two butt joints J1 and J2 on the same side of a piece of wood. While doing...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by galaticos23

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Is it possible / a good idea to use plywood for mortise and tenon joints?

I was thinking about making a pantry cabinet using 3/4" plywood. To join them, I was considering using mortise and tenon joints between the sides and backboard. I couldn't find...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by Huckle

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What test is being performed on this wood stock?

This video on glulam beam production shows a brief clip of some kind of test or measurement being made on wood boards prior to lamination into a glulam beam: ...

Asked on 08/30/2021

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What is a router plane fence designed for?

Recently I bought a veritas router plane and I noticed that they provide an optional fence.(and with smaller blades) As I'm...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by LehrLukas

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Is Khaya more durable and a better flooring choice (based on quantitative hardness, density, etc.) than "genuine mahogany"?

I am having a hard time placing Khaya/African mahogany. An article states:Varieties of mahogany include Honduran, South American, Peruvian, Bolivian, Cuban, Big Leaf and True. All of them are typically...

Asked on 08/30/2021

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Would wood conditioner help keep ink from bleeding on wood?

I'm working on (water-based) ink-jet ink transfers to wood by printing images on freezer paper and then rubbing the ink into the wood. I'm using aspen and poplar for this...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by Lokiie1984

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How can I build a foldable desk within my window frame?

I have a small home and wanted a desk preferably which does not touch down in extended position and can be folded into the window bracket. Below is how my...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by JehandadK

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Do chainsaw gloves protect your hands from the blade of a jigsaw?

I know that gloves of any kind do not protect a woodworker against a circular saw, on the contrary they can make matters worse. However, when using a jigsaw, like...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by Robert Werner

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Adding finish to a painted wooden table

So I have a table made and I was told that they applied a water based paint over it because I requested it to be black. The wood they used...

Asked on 08/30/2021

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Why is this planing job going so badly?

I cut a square hollow from a thick (~20in diameter) pine log using a chain saw, which looks like this: ...

Asked on 08/30/2021 by Joshua Frank

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