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  1. DMC Sander

    Power Tools & Machinery
    I have a DMC Top and Bottom sander, Can anyone tell me anything about it?
  2. Smoothing Rough Sawn wood?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    The house we just bought has a sunroom with rough pine (or maybe cedar? not sure how to tell) siding in it. We would like to paint it white to brighten the space up, but I think this will look best if the wood is smooth (like shiplap). Wondering what the best approach to achieve this is. Should...
  3. Hand Planing

    Joinery
    Good Morning, I am new to the forum and had a question in regards to hand planing. I picked up some old reclaimed pine flooring and to clean up the top from the lacquer and other again I used a small hand planer. It gets the job done in removing shavings and I have a clean board, but I get...
  4. Working with reclaimed wood: Warps

    Joinery
    Hello all, I've got some really nice barn Chestnut that I want to use in a project or three, but it's got some problems. One if the boards is close to 13" wide, and 3/4" thick, and I want to use it in a headboard, showing off its width, but it's got some rather severe cupping going on such that...
  5. Help with Dewalt Planer

    Wood Finishing
    I just purchased a Dewalt 735. I knew before I purchased it that one problem it had was life of the knives. I did not think it was as bad as I am experiencing. Dulling within just a few boards? Maybe I am doing something wrong with the planer, or maybe not. Planing barnwood, and I know this also...
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