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CSI Woodweb: Unsolved Pink Mysteries An unanswered question saved for future reference: Why is a mysterious pink color bleeding through finishes on MDF, or appearing around rubber bumpers? March 4, 2009
Coloring Oak Grain Tips on how to replicate an Oak stain with pinkish grain in the pores. November 11, 2008
Overcatalyzation Callback Confusion Here's a cautionary tale: A cabinetmaker dismisses a customer's legitimate complaint about finish discoloration because he think the customer is hiding something. Turns out, overcatalyzing the finish did cause it to turn orange after many months. Now the cabinetmaker has to apologize and make the jo ......
Glue Choices for Applying Veneers Pros dig into the fine points of glue selection for veneering, compare the qualities of different adhesives, and discuss veneer application techniques. October 1, 2005
Kiln insulation A discussion of good insulations types for kilns and information on R values. February 7, 2001
Exterior Door Construction Alternatives Craftsmen discuss various ways of building wood exterior doors, including a foam-core panel method with interior and exterior wood elements isolated from each other. June 29, 2008
Taking a Red Undertone from Alder Green is the opposite of red on the color wheel, but some fine fiddling with yellow and blue may be needed to balance out a too-red tone. September 26, 2013
Finishing Cost (In-House Versus Contracted Out) A cabinetmaker wonders why bids he gets to finish cabinets don't match his own cost to do the work himself. The question sets off a long discussion of cost, value, markets, and business strategies. May 17, 2010
Radios In The Shop A discussion with as many opinions as there are styles of music. February 25, 2005
Frame-and-Panel Carcases Versus Applied End Panels What's better, building a plywood box and attaching frame-and-panel elements to it, or using the raised-panel frames as structural elements in the cabinet? Cabinetmakers discuss history, technique, and the state of the art. June 5, 2006
Getting Mahogany Flat Very hard woods with alternating grain patterns sometimes develop waviness when sanded with wide-belt equipment. Here's an extensive discussion of the characteristics of Mahogany, and of ways to approach it using both hand tools and power equipment. November 12, 2005
Muting the Grain on a Cherry Table A furniture-maker needs to make a new cherry table match existing woodwork that has a washed-out grain. Finishers offer advice about formulas and application. July 11, 2005
Replicating Driftwood (or, Life's a Beach) How to finish wood doors to match a sample of driftwood? Pros contribute ideas involving wire brushes, sandblasting, ammonia, iron filings in vinegar — the list goes on. March 29, 2006
Pricing for Kiln Drying Lumber Here are pictures of a drying kiln building under construction, with commentary on how to charge for drying wood with a dehumidifier kiln. December 8, 2012
Insulation Value of Wood Wood's R-value is not trivial, but air leaks and bypasses often dominate the equation. April 11, 2008
Butcher Block Finish Dispute This long saga of a woodworker's difficulty with a customer who is dissatisfied with the finish on a butcher block shipped cross-country offers lessons on communication, contracts, and credit card company dispute resolution processes. March 26, 2010
Black Dye Stains for Maple Tips and tricks for applying a dark stain to maple while still revealing the grain. Pros recommend various methods using inks, dyes, and toners. October 28, 2005
Discoloration of Conversion Varnish Acidic conversion varnish formulas can react with metals in the application system or with wood chemistry, causing a red, black, or gray discoloration. Here are some suggested precautions for prevention. March 29, 2006