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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I have 2 floating shelves I’m making and this wood has tear out throughout it. There is random tears throughout and you can even see it on the end grain. Because of this I don’t want to cut it down more, it would also make the shelves shallower. I thought about epoxying this to keep it square...
  2. Design & Plans
    Hi there, I could use some advice on a project. I'm going to cut a hole in 1/2" plywood, and have a rubber stopper in there (it's supposed to be a "drain hole" for a Lego bin). Since I'll be taking the stopper in and out a whole lot, I worry that it will eventually tear the edges of the...
  3. Woodturning
    I picked up a couple of pen blanks at Rockler, the first one I tried turning was the wild choke cherry. It didn't go too well ... a huge chunk tore out of the middle one section, a smaller one tore off at the end of the other. At this point, the best I can do is try to make this into a...
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