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oak stain matching

  1. Project Showcase
    I recently finished working on a cutting algorithm app for the iPad and iPhone called Smart Cutter, and wanted to share the app with every one hoping get some feedback from carpenters and wood workers on how to make the app better. Smart Cutter finds the maximum number of small pieces cut from...
  2. Wood Finishing
    Hi! My husband and I are adding on some shelves to an existing entertainment center made out of red oak (both veneers & solid oak). It has a polyurethane finish, and the basic stain is a reddish oak/light mahogany color, with a dark, almost ebony color down deep in the grain. So I am trying to...
  3. Wood Finishing
    Hi, question for you all. I am building an oak storage box with just a polyurethene finish. When I applied the poly to the oak, the front and back are much darker than the sides (just a different lot of red oak). Any ideas on how to darken up the sides to help match the front and back? I...
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