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Fill Gaps and Fix Cracks with This Simple, Superglue Inlay

Every woodworker needs to fill holes in wood.  Sometimes wood putty will do, but I prefer to turn flaws like knot holes, bug holes, and cracks into decorative touches.  A friend of mine who is a turner showed me this … Continue reading

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Building a Dining Table, Part Three: Assembly and Inlay

Each stage of building this table has had its unique challenges.  First it was cutting usable lumber out of some pretty seriously damaged boards.  Then it was surfacing everything by hand.  Now, after the final glue-up, I was faced with … Continue reading

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I Learned to Turn

A few days ago, I was selling my spoons at an arts & crafts show, and I got talking to one of the other vendors there, a semi-retired gentleman who turns wooden bowls and vessels.  He had a number of … Continue reading

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