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Prepping new, very rough, pressure-treated pine fence for staining

Our new 6' privacy fence is very rough, shaggy, almost furry. We've been told it's best to get the surface smooth before staining both to allow for better absorption and to prevent unevenness when the ...
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Broken Fence Post Fix?

I have a broken 4x4" fence post at bottom. Post is in concrete Wondering the best fix without digging up concrete and doing it all over. Thanks!
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What is attached to this rip fence?

What is the silver thing attached to the rip fence on this table saw?
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What are the holes in a circular saw rip fence intended for

I have a rip fence on my circular saw similar to the one here. What are the holes for? Can I add a longer piece of metal / wood to extend the fence? Wouldn't that then make the measurements on the ...
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Freestanding Fence Post Support Size

I'm a complete newbie to woodwork - please bear with me! I'm trying to build a free-standing fence or barrier that will sit on top of concrete similar to this picture: The fence I want to build is ...
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Adding height to wooden fence post

Would it be strong enough if I was to add 1ft of fence post to a 5ft garden post using a box joint? I am looking at attaching a 6ft wooden gate to it on one side and a standard fence panel to the ...
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Cheap table saw fence techniques

For a set of bookshelfs I decided to slice up a 4*8 sheet of cabinet grade plywood. First I broke down what would form the sides I intended the shelves to be 6 inches deep for DVDs and 45 inches tall....
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Do I need to seal the ends of hardwood fence boards?

I am building a small horizontal fence. The facing is batu and matches my front entryway deck. I put penofin penetrating oil on the fence boards. Do I need to seal the end of the hardwood fence ...
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How can you safely operate a router table without a fence?

I am now the proud owner of a used router and table. I am just getting ready to use it for the first time and was reading some emails and saw the following ad. Image from WoodPeck So almost all ...