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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Here is my problem. Before I begin, I want to apologize for the crummy picture. This is a picture of a Cypress knee that I got yesterday. Over all height is 59 &1/2" The base is basically a 30" x 30". The problem is not the main knee (there are 5 more that grew out of the main one) it is the...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    I am in the early stages of designing a screen door for the back of my house. I have thought about using Cypress or Western Red Cedar but am wondering what other woodworkers have to say. I live in Arkansas and the door will end up painted. I want something that is durable, easy to work and rot...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi. I am new to using reclaimed wood, and have embarked on a project. I bought cypress boards that came from an old barn. While taking the dirt and paint off using a wire brush, I noticed that a fine pulp like substance was coming off. it brought out the grain better, but I'm not sure how...
  4. 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...
  5. Wood Finishing
    I am a novice furniture maker and have built a steel foundation for a cypress driftwood slab. The top is a 3" live edge piece that I have bleached and fine-sanded. It will be an indoor coffee table so needs some durability and resistance to water. I've received several suggestions on finish...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    Howdy; I know "best" is a loaded word, but I'm hoping you folks have some suggestions for me. I'm building some new wooden sashes to replace missing ones in our 100+ year old home. I've been using 8/4 cypress, which I remember reading was a decent choice for this task. However it seems to...
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    Nother one begins... Once again not saying what it is yet, but it is cypress. By wed (on shift Sun & Tue) it's going to be painfully obvious but ahh well... This is going to be one of a 4 piece set... ~tom ...it's better to...
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