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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I have a home built in 1868 and we have uncovered old poplar floors. A part of the home was a newer edition and we are have kiln dried poplar installed on the newer floors. I am aging it with apple cider vinegar w/ 0000 steel wool. It is darkening it nicely. What should I seal the old and...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    I recently resurfaced our red oak wood floors, sanding off the old coating first with a rented barrel sander and then smoothing it out with a higher grit rotary floor sander (the heavy rented ones). I then stained it with a redwood finish and let it cure for 4 days. It was completely dry at...
  3. Wood Finishing
    Hi, For the most part, I'm new to any woodworking/finishing so I may have taken on a bit of an ambitious job. I just bought a house with red oak floors almost throughout, that were concealed under carpet. So I'm re-finishing the hallway and living room, and added some new unfinished flooring...
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