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How to remove a 25mm drill bit stuck in oak sleeper

Whilst pinning three layers of oak sleepers together with oak dowels, I have managed to get the 25mm diameter auger drill bit stuck. Is there any oil or lubricant that I can use to try and release the ...
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OAK Colour too dark on refinished clear aqua-Varithane gloss, 2nd vs 1st floor mismatch

I have resurfaced my 2nd oak floor and removed all dust but a sample stays far too dark compared to the 1st oak floor. It seems nothing will retain the pastel white oak shade on the 2nd floor as much ...
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Oak edge-glued panel desk small cracks along the pores

I bought a 210×65×3.8 cm oak countertop and attached metal legs to it to make a desk. It was unfinished, so I sanded it and applied 3 coats of shellac to the top and edges (with a light sanding after ...
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DIY "white wash" from thinning latex interior paint?

I'm looking to paint a red oak commission piece and the client asked about a "white wash" type finish instead of purely opaque white paint such that the grain shows through. I was wondering if there ...
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Painting deep grain in oak

I have some doors and millwork in white oak and have noticed that after we prime it, there are, here and there long thin crevices where the oak had some exceptionally deep grain and the oil-based ...
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Is Rubio Monocoat appropriate on red oak furniture?

I am making a bunk bed out of 8/4 red oak. It has very open grain/pores in some places and I'm concerned about my finish process. I'm basing my design on plans from the Wood Whisperer. He finished ...
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Fresh sawn oak sleepers deck

I'm planning to make a deck (~18m2) using oak railway half-sleepers (50mm thick, 200mm wide). They are fresh sawn, so they are pretty rough with splinters, etc. Is this a good idea at all? Can I sand ...
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Backing oak with fir in cabinetry

I saw some fancy oak paneling which included 14-foot quarter sawn boards and was told that under the paneling was base of fir boards and this was important to stabilize oak and without it the oak ...