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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    hello. first posting here. thanks in advance for any help. i have this wood log bed i recently inherited. i think it is very beautiful and unique, but i have no idea what type of wood it is. it seems that there are odd growths and marks from worms i believe, but i really am not sure. i have...
  2. Design & Plans
    Woodworking community, I just planned out a desk that I'm looking to start building soon and I had a few questions. The first is what type of wood should I use? I'm definitely on a budget but would like to build something quality that will last for 20-30 years or more. Can I get away with using...
  3. Wood Finishing
    I inherited a vanity from my grandmother that was bought in 1945 in Salt Lake City Utah. I have looked all over and cannot find any type of markings to let me know what brand or type of wood it is. I want to restore it without damaging it and I have never done this before in my life. I have some...
  4. Wood Finishing
    I am refinishing a front porch bench. It's one of those $40 Lowes type. It's original finish was something black, thick, and ugly. After years on the front porch I stripped it. What a fun job; did it by hand with 50 cut which waxed up after three swipes. It was not fun. I tested some Minwax...
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