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How to care for your cutting board

Posted by Bruce Dean on

DO NOT:

  • Put the cutting board in the dishwasher. The heat and water will warp and splinter the wood and can void warranties from most manufacturers.
  • Submerge or let the board stand in water. The wood will absorb water and potentially warp.

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Safety in Woodworking - effects of wood dust.

Posted by Bruce Dean on

Today I want talk about wood dust and its possible effects on our health. As a hobbyist we think wood dust is more a nuisance and irritant, something that bothers our eyes, nose and throat or gets on our project while we work. Nevertheless, today exposure to wood dust can create severe health problems.

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Pine Picture Frame - What did I miss when staining?

Posted by Bruce Dean on

For me it was that Pine frame I was working on, I was placing a piece of tanned leather in the frame with a darker hide in the centre and wanted the frame to be a little darker (to match the hide).

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