Chairmaking Tools and Supplies

Kiln Heaters

Part two of my three part kiln series. Kilns can be heated in two different ways. The heat source can run all the time, so that the temperature of the kiln is relative to the temperature of the air in your shop. Or the heat source can be controlled by a thermostat -...

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Red oak for Chests

Last week a local tree guy offered me a beautiful Northern Red Oak log, straight, clear, and no twist.  He said it was 18" in diameter, which is the first time I can remember anyone underestimating the size of a tree: the butt log was 24" in diameter at the small end....

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