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What To Do When “It Won’t Work”

Have you ever looked at furniture, and thought, boy I wish I had ‘that kind of house?’ Last week, I was at a yard sale, picking through some of the odds and ends our generation seems to have an endless amount of which to rid themselves, and I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a couple

Cracked Finish? Here’s an easy fix: Reamalgamation for Dummies

Sometimes, with the heat lightning-esque spider webs of lines they create, it can add a pleasing “aged” effect to furniture, making things look a little more vintage.  Often, though, I think people just tell themselves this so that they feel a little better about watching their furniture show visible signs of growing closer to an

Going For Cover – How To Upholster Your Wood Furniture

This week, I’d like to walk you through a step-by-step series of instructions, on how to upholster wood furniture.  Some people (myself included) don’t like parking themselves on hard surfaces for 100% of their meals.  Upholstering is also a good option to consider if you have an ottoman that would be much nicer with a

By | 2017-07-23T09:46:09+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: All Things Wood, Wood Furniture|0 Comments

Sanding: The Ins and Outs of Everyone’s Least Favorite Task

I should preface this week’s blog entry by backtracking a bit; sanding is not my least favorite task.  I find it to be rewarding, and even relaxing.  Maybe I just have too much patience.  We’ll see. The thing about sanding is that it’s all about perspective.  A guy can come to you with a rough-cut

By | 2017-06-25T14:35:06+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Categories: All Things Wood, Wood Furniture|0 Comments

Unconventional Table Saw Use: A Powerful Weapon In The War On Wobble

As most people with shops have found out, there is a big difference between a power tool and a powerful tool.  Some tools are better.  Even powerful power tools are not all-powerful, though, and they have their limits.  This is why, in a frustrated series of back and forth and back and forths between our

A Fun Project For The Aspiring Weekend Woodworker

I won’t lie to you, if you want to master something, even something as simple as the making of a single butterfly joint, it’s going to take a lot of time, and a lot of patience.  Mastery is achieved through a lifetime of dedication.   The fortunate flip-side is that not everything needs to be