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What is the best finish for wood in a bathroom

I have nearly finished making a small table which will be placed in a bathroom. I am concerned about protecting the wood in a humid/damp environment. The bathroom can get quite humid while people are ...
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How can you stabilize green wood after turning it on a lathe?

I've turned a few things green on a lathe and I expected them to to do odd things, and they warped and/or cracked. But what useful techniques are out there that this could be minimized or even ...
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How can I tell if my green wood is dry enough?

I understand different woods age at different rates and the chosen drying process itself is a factor. How can you tell if green wood, in general, has aged enough? Is there a visual aid? Do you make ...
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How is it possible to let wood reach equilibrium moisture content?

I am trying to reconcile the following 3 points but cannot: It is extremely important to let wood sit for a while in the environment it is intended to be used in before using it for a project so that ...
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