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How to clean coal dust stains off an untreated antique pine shelf in a wardrobe?

Ok to start with I suggest you go into this not expecting the wood to end up looking pristine and unmarked. However you most certainly can expect to get the wood surface clean enough that you don't ...
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How can I push these boards back together to repair this sofa?

To me, looking at the damage you have I would buy a brand new board a 1" by 4? or 6?" by the length that would find as long as possible along the chip board. I would then line everything up ...
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How can I push these boards back together to repair this sofa?

The break is not just to the board which attaches to the springs. The chip board front has been fractured. It appears some of the staples which hold the fabric may or may not be holding as well as ...
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Are there any serious and non-obvious disadvantages to thermally modified wood?

We (landscape architecure firm) have designed a couple of decks using Ash (i.e. Thermory/Americana by Bingaman), and both started and remain to be problematic years later. We were told that it just ...
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Preparing lumber by splitting verses cutting

if I want to reduce this to file handle size, would I do better to try to square it off with my 10" table saw or try to split vaguely square pieces and round them off for final use? I'm sure it ...
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