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Making wood filler from sawdust

The piece I am currently working on does not need to be perfect in any way, I am actually going for a slightly rough look (due to many mistakes along the way) but I would like to hide some of the ...
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Can you fill cracks in the side of a live edge slab

I have a couple of live edge slabs I was planning on making into live edge end tables but I'm wondering what to do with the cracks in the side - if anything can be done at all. Could I fill them with ...
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Fixing an oversized mortise

Any suggestions on fixing this? I cut the mortise about 1/16" too large in both dimensions. :(
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Voids, epoxy and staining compatibility

TL;DR: How do I fix this, and have it match the final color? I'm getting ready to join some 10.5"-wide red oak for a table top, and one of the boards has a void on an edge, right in the middle (...
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Joining on an angle

I am trying to build this at home. I was just wondering what the best approach would be to join at these angles? I was thinking about using pegs/dowels and glue, any suggestions would be much ...
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Filling an old hole to offset it a few mm and put in a fastener, what is the best approach?

Hi everyone I have a large dining chair where the factory drilled a hole that attaches the back 2-3mm off. The idea is to fully close up the hole and re-drill in proper place. The 2 holes will overlap....
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Techniques for repair wood chair seats

I have some antique (100+ yrs.) oak chairs that have developed cracks in the seat. In a previous question I asked how to better support the seats. Now I am finally getting around to working on them ...
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How to deal with signs of woodworm in “live edge” wooden slab

I'm building a "live edge" shelf/table, and after I removed the bark, there are several exposed woodworm burrows right under the bark. They are quite deep (3-6mm), so I don't want remove all that wood....
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filling cracks in tables

I have been up and down the internet looking for a solution for this. I have a bit of spalted maple that I want to finish in oil. It has some critter holes and a split that need to be filled. I ...
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Options for filling drill holes

What are some good solutions for fixing my wooden stairs that have giant holes in them? I am trying to recondition the stairs and have a carpet runway up the stairs but came across these holes that ...