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  1. Dust Collection
    Hey so im getting started in woodworking just made a few cutting boards so far. So im wondering if I can glue up boards that have marks from the table saw blade on them. They're not extremely deep. Maybe 1/32". I've tried sanding them out but then the boards get slightly rounded edges and...
  2. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Do these things help in preventing dried glue gunk in the tip area of wood glue?
  3. Wood Finishing
    Hey Guys, I'm having an issue with ridges forming along my joinery lines after I have completed a glued up table top. My boards are square edged and glued up flat with no filling. These ridges form between a month or 2 months after I have completely finished the project. So I end with a...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi all, i've made the base of my 3’ x 5’ kitchen island and am now at the stage of getting the wood for the 5'x9' top. I am getting 2"x8"x10' reclaimed chestnut that is at least 100 yr old. The island top will over-hang about on 3 sides of the base and will be supported by 2 legs and one big...
  5. General Woodworking Discussion
    I am wanting to build a dining table out of 8/4 white oak, and I am concerned about it cupping after it is glued up and planed. It will be roughly 8' long and 3' wide. What is the best way to glue it and ultimately design it to prevent it from warping with the change in temps?
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    When I laminate two 8 qtr boards for making a band saw jewelry box, I have to dowel them together, opposite corners, to make sure they don't slip in clamp up. I want to stop this practice cause it takes some of the wood out of the box. Any ideas? Thanks JIm
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