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Choosing Paint for Wooden Furniture

Painting furniture can be a fickle process: chipping, bubbling, brush marks and uneven coverage are just a few of the problems that can affect the quality of your paint job.

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Everything You Need to Know About Tongue and Groove Joinery

When joining two matched boards into one, a tongue and groove joint is much stronger than a simple butt joint. The tongue and groove joint can be easily created using a router with a matched set of router bits, or on a table saw using a stacked dado blade set.

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What Do You Know About Eucalyptus Wood?

Eucalyptus conjures images of Australia, whose old-growth forests primarily consist of this large, strong tree. In the late 19th century, eucalyptus was successfully introduced to California to address the need for timber and railroad ties.