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  1. Project Showcase
    Newest Addition to our Portfolio! Handcrafted wine box from repurposed barnwood.
  2. Wood Finishing
    What's the best thing to finish old cypress with? I've used poly/spar urethane, don't like plasticity look. Trying lacquer now which I thought looke awesome how ever, table top is developing like light spot underneath finish that, almost look like lil dry, I don't know how to describe them...
  3. Design & Plans
    I would like to make a rod stand for ten poles and I have wood from an old barn. Please help me with plans.
  4. Wood Finishing
    I am building a coffee table about of barnwood and pallets. The barnwood I am going to do a clear water base coat on but I am trying to figure out what to do with the pallet base. I would like to use a darker stain but there is some cool lettering on the pallets that I don't want to loose by...
  5. Wood Finishing
    How do I finish raw 120 year old rough wood? I have acquired 120 year old barn wood panels that will be re-purposed into a coffee table. I have cut the boards to length, and have laid them out for assembly... However, prior to putting this thing together, I want to make sure I can polyurethane...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    I have completed a few more end tables, and have figured out the stain I want to use to highlight the materials character. I have moved on to building a small stand for the TV. basically it will be like a two drawer bedside table, with a shelf where the upper drawer would be. I have started to...
  7. Wood Finishing
    Anyone have ways of finishing/planing barnwood that saves on dulling set of planer knives?
  8. Wood Finishing
    I just purchased a Dewalt 735. I knew before I purchased it that one problem it had was life of the knives. I did not think it was as bad as I am experiencing. Dulling within just a few boards? Maybe I am doing something wrong with the planer, or maybe not. Planing barnwood, and I know this also...