Monthly Archives: May 2012

Polyurethane Varnish Love It or Hate It

I like polyurethane varnish. There, I said it and I mean it. I’m sure at one time or another we have all heard that “‘poly’ gives wood a plastic look”. What if I were to tell you that that is … Continue reading

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Free Wood

Recently a friend gave me some apple logs from a tree he had to cut down. This weekend I had the time to split these logs. My goal was to eliminate as much sap wood as possible and to break … Continue reading

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Woodworking Get-Together & “Rust Hunting”

On Saturday 4/28, Rick Roberts, a local woodworker hosted a woodworking get-together at his home shop in Ellington, CT. If you frequent the WoodNet woodworking forum you may be familiar with Rick. There he posts under the name RoundToit. The … Continue reading

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