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  1. Wood Finishing
    Hi all, I'm refinishing a 100 year-old oak decorative mantle, and I could use the advice of those more experienced than I. I was told that the mantle is made of quartersawn oak, but I'm not sure about that. The mantle likely was original to our 1917 house. I'm planning to refinish the...
  2. Wood Finishing
    I am restoring a quartersawn oak file cabinet that I bought at an antique mall. It was painted bright pink when I bought it and I now have it stripped and sanded down with 220. As you can see in the picture, one of the removable side panels has been stained previously and this is where my...
  3. Project Showcase
    Here is the other Quartersawn white oak project I just finished. This one hasn't been delivered yet. It is a stand and canopy for a 210g aquarium. Those that have followed our blog have seen that this little hobbie has taken on a life of its own :) To see more of these awesome creations you...
  4. Project Showcase
    Hi all, Its been a while since I posted. Thought I would share a couple of my latest projects. Both are crafted out of quartersawn white oak. The den is a little dark for my taste but turned out exactly like the customer wanted.
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