Category Archives: Woodworking

A few slabs of wood

by Randall Beaird I’ve been building a few slab benches.  They are all joined with dowel pins and glue, no screws.  Two have three coats of shellac and four have two coats of spar polyurethane.  My next batch will have … Continue reading

Old houses

by Randall Beaird Most of us have lived in houses older than our parents. You know the bathroom floor is ripe for a redo when you have to warn visitors, while pointing at the wobbly commode, “Think butterfly, not buffalo.” … Continue reading