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Fuming a Finish - Cool but Dangerous!

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I've enjoyed building Arts & Crafts furniture for a number of years. The look of the quarter-sawn oak after finishing has always been a strong selling point - a common approach is a historical finishing process called fuming. In a nutshell, the idea is to expose the finished piece of furniture to the fumes of ammonia. The tannins in the wood react to the fumes and darken. Pretty cool. But […]The post Fuming a Finish - Cool but Dangerous! appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Fuming a Finish - Cool but Dangerous!

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I've enjoyed building Arts & Crafts furniture for a number of years. The look of the quarter-sawn oak after finishing has always been a strong selling point - a common approach is a historical finishing process called fuming. In a nutshell, the idea is to expose the finished piece of furniture to the fumes of ammonia. The tannins in the wood react to the fumes and darken. Pretty cool. But […]The post Fuming a Finish - Cool but Dangerous! appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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2 Table Saw Sleds (Part 1)

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No, you have not entered an alternative dimension. Today - on this blog that focuses on handwork - we are going to talk about table saw sleds. When I do production work - processing hundreds of board feet of lumber for a class, for example - the table saw is an important machine. Table saws are great for ripping, but they are kind of crappy for crosscutting. Manufacturers have devised […]The post 2 Table Saw Sleds (Part 1) appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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