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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm making a replica restoration hardware balustrade coffee table for the wife. I've seen a number of DIY blogs that show the process, however I find most to take cheap shortcuts (like using all pocket screws to attach join the panels) which don't account for wood movement, etc. Here's an...
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    I made a small walnut shadow box for a friend and after applying the first coat of danish oil finish the lid separated from the the wall of the box at one corner. The gap is only about the thickness of printer paper and extends about an inch in both directions from the corner. My first idea...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi Everyone, This is my first real project - making a coffee table out of a 1.5" thick slab of walnut. There is a long, thin, uneven crack running on one end. I attached a photo. I'm debating what to do with it: 1. Apply wood glue and clamp (also clamp from top to make the crack flush?)...
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    Hi all! New guy here. I’ve undertaken a fairly (for me, anyway!) ambitious project of building a 6’ octagon which houses a center Weber Grill for on-the-fly grilling and imbibing. It’s built 100% out of Cypress which I’ve read to be a great choice for outdoor furniture. I’ve covered it in 5...
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