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How to seal an indoor wood planter box?

I'm planning on building a wood planter box for some edible herbs. (Similar to this; in Maple and a bit more squarish.) I already plan to glue the wood with Tidebond III as it is waterproof. My ...
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How can I protect wood and preserve its natural beauty?

I've had to repair a split in our dining table and, as part of that, decided to sand it all down to refinish. I'm not entirely sure of the species. It's a hardwood, and I'm guessing tropical. It has ...
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Remove cured Danish oil from tiles

My worktops are treated with Danish oil, and I appear to have got some on the tiled splashbacks and not noticed until it's cured (it's not very obvious except in daylight, I oiled by artifical light). ...
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How do I renovate this wooden furniture?

The furniture aren't very damaged, just a bit worn. I don't have any knowledge or experience on the subject, I'm just trying to revive them a bit. I'd rather not unscrew it or take it apart. I found ...
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Is wood strength affected after weathering wood?

Lately I have been looking at tutorials for weathering some Maple wood with vinegar but I couldn't find any mention if it may cause any long term issues with the wood such as splitting, warping, etc. ...
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Do freezing temperatures damage tung oil? Age?

I have some tung oil left over from the previous owner of our older home (a friend; yes, still a friend). I was thinking about using it to refinish some flooring in the house, but it's been stored ...
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Will I need to re-sand wood that has raised grain due to moisture?

I am refinishing a cabinet with a barn wood plank top. After sanding it down to 220 grit I applied a coat of linseed oil. Unfortunately while at work today it rained, and while it wasn't directly ...
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Finishing / Sanding Cross-cut Round

I picked up a really nice cross-cut wallnut round. My goal is to finish it nice and use it as a serving platter. I'm going to sand it down to a 220 grit and use an oil/wax to finish it like you ...