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Sanding and Finishing While Using Putty to Fill the Cracks

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 08/30/2012 10:00AM

Discussing how water-based putty makes for an easy fix for cracks in this wood project while moving on to the sanding and finishing of the rails.


Portable Sawmill: Must-have Birthday Gift?

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 08/23/2012 2:12PM

On the IWF 2012 show floor was Baker Products model 3665D portable band sawmill. I’d be very surprised if the sight of that wouldn’t make Dave salivate just a bit.


An Articulated Bandsaw: What a Concept!

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 08/23/2012 10:48AM

I call myself Tool Time Bernie. So it comes as no surprise that band saws will catch my eye.Yesterday, as I walked the aisles at the IWF in Atlanta, I was struck with a moment of déjà vu.


The Finishing Challenge: Air Assisted Airless Technology

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 08/23/2012 8:38AM

Bernie challenges himself and readers to take a look at air assisted airless technology for applying low-vis wood coatings.




How Tape and Putty Work Together to Fix Wood Splintering

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 08/16/2012 10:00AM

Finishing the discussion on how tape can reduce splintering followed by an explanation on how water-based wood putty helps fill cracks and holes in your wood project.


How To Prevent Oak Splintering in Cross Cuts

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 08/09/2012 10:00AM

How masking tape prevents red oak splintering during cuts and guides your project cleanly. And a finishing guy admits he hates sanding.


Wood Finishing 2.0

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 07/26/2012 9:28AM

Bernie recommends the latest finishing book, "Wood Finishing 2.0," from an old friend.


Dye and Wipe Finishing Options

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 07/19/2012 9:13AM

Depending on the look required of a project and the species of wood involved, a dye and a wipe may be a better finishing option.


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