James Jenkins
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As an individual woodworker, how do you work with slabs that are too heavy to lift?
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The piece of wood you are talking about is bigger then your work area (14 foot slab in a 13 foot area) Realistically in your current shop space you are not going to be able to work with any wood that ...

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Would sandwiching MDF between two layers of hardwood make an acceptable workbench table?
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Exterior doors for homes are made out of MDF with a lot less than a one inch hard wood veneer. It is reasonable to expect your table design would hold up to normal work bench usage. A better choice ...

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What are some safe finishes for indoor projects likely to be chewed on by a young child or infant?
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There are several soy based paints available on the market. I have had good results with the Durasoy brand. While Soy based paints start with a non-toxic foundation, additives can change that, so you ...

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