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Derek Jones

European Woodworking Show

25 August 2017

Very excited once again to be contributing to the spectacle that is the European Woodworking Show in a few weeks time at Cressing Temple Barns in Essex. The official word is that this will be the last show on account of Mike Handcock and the team at Classic Hand Tools having run themselves ragged ev ...

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  • Old House Furniture Replacement

    By Claude

    Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:18 PM

    If the wood is still sound in the door frame and not rotted or split, you can insert s small hardwood stick (small dowel, maybe) with glue all over it into...

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  • Old House Furniture Replacement

    By William J. Thomas

    Friday, December 8, 2017 - 6:01 AM

    My grandparents are living in an old house that has more than 30 years of age. Last week we went to visit them and It was found that 2 bathroom doors are j...

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  • Help with worktop finish selection.

    By borderhardwood

    Friday, December 8, 2017 - 3:23 AM

    Oak is quite a versatile wood because you can create such wonderful projects whether it is for hardwood flooring, oak frames and even wood furniture. Plus ...

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  • Durable, natural looking finish for dining table?

    By Toeknee

    Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 1:54 PM

    My understanding was that the table was to look as close to bare Wood as possible, and I've been using cellulose lacquer for the American market for 27 yea...

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  • Durable, natural looking finish for dining table?

    By recipio

    Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:18 AM

    [QUOTE=Toeknee]Hi, if you have the facility to spray you could try clear cellulose sanding selar , it sinks into the grain well , and then a light colour ...

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  • Durable, natural looking finish for dining table?

    By Toeknee

    Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 10:24 AM

    Hi, if you have the facility to spray you could try clear cellulose sanding selar , it sinks into the grain well , and then a light colour wax, wouldn't r...

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  • Durable, natural looking finish for dining table?

    By William J. Thomas

    Monday, December 4, 2017 - 4:05 AM

    I think any kind of oil finish will give you a natural wood finish look. You can choose any such options which will look better.

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  • Kitchen Cabinet Wood Recommendations

    By donmacleod

    Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:44 PM

    <span style="color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-size: 14px; : rgb242, 242, 242;">I'm planning on custom building cabinets to remodel my kitchen soon and need...

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