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  1. Mild Steel and Epoxy Resin

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I have some mild steel letters that I plan to embed in epoxy resin in a bar cart top. The letters have a bit of surface rust on them and I'd like to keep that. I've been told that I need to seal the letters before including them in my pour. First, can I keep the surface rust and seal? And...
  2. Types of Resins and Expoxies

    Design & Plans
    Hi There, I'm hoping someone can shed light on what type of bounding agent to use for a project. I am building a large walnut river table 11' x 4' x 2.5' which will require around around 16 gallons. I'm not sure what to pour such a large area with. I'd like to be able to machine and glass...
  3. Wood flooring Custom Design

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi guys, I am currently installing hard wood flooring and this is what am interested in doing install my wood flooring create a geometrical design(Something like this) with my router Put resin in the track created by the router. What do you guys think? any advice? thanks
  4. Wood & Resin Dining Table

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I want to make this table! I am a journeyman woodworker with access to most homeowner/diy tools. I can source the rough cut planks. After reading and watching many youtube videos, I am still not 100% sure how to go about making this beauty. I have a few specific questions lingering... 1...
  5. School Desk Project Epoxy finish?

    Wood Finishing
    Hello All! I'm new to this community, but need advice on a specific project I'm thinking about. I have an old school desk from a local school district. It has adjustable metal legs and a thick piece of plywood for the top covered by a thick layer of fake wood laminate (vinyl?). I hate the...
  6. Seeking non-traditional inlay help

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I'm looking for any tips or tricks to help with an inlay project. The overall project is a small, two door jewelry cabinet with a peony inlay. The vine will be in the cabinet doors while the bloom will be on the top. Because this is for a 7th wedding anniversary gift (copper being the...
  7. Kiln dry or cook air-dried Spruce?

    Forestry & Milling
    I have come into some Norway Spruce (Picea abies) that was milled into 5/4 and 6/4 planks a few months ago from a tree that had been dead for a year. It has been kept in a garage since then. Right now it has 11%-13% MC and it is oozing resin in some places. There are very few visible checks...