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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   WOOD

How to artificially age cherry wood with lye.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #51 Apr 1996 pg. 12

Tips for finishing cherry. Oil it, spray it, shellac it, or glaze it. How to make cherry wood look great.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #93 Apr 2002 pg. 52

Tips on milling and drying cherry lumber.
FINE WOODWORKING #102 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 28

Causes of darkening in cherry wood discussed.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 30

Advice on thinning solvent-based polyurethane finish for application with a brush on cherry wood. Also includes a formula for a home-brewed pre-stain conditioner that reduces blotching when applying oil stain to cherry wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 32
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 6
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 22

Advice on dealing with inherent problems found in cherry crotch pieces.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 32

Tip on using toning and glazing (in place of staining) to color blotch-prone woods like birch, cherry, pine, and soft maple.
FINE WOODWORKING #122 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 32

Finish cherry without blotches. Two methods to avoid this common problem.
FINE WOODWORKING #130 May-Jun 1998 pg. 46
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #131 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 10
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #134 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 102

Cherry. Tips on selecting and using this wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #56 Sep 1990 (v.10#2) pg. 88

Jatoba wood (South American cherry). General description, working properties, finishing and availability.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #87 Nov 1995 (v.15#3) pg. 20

American cherry (Prunus serotina), its physical properties, availability, finishing requirements.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 12

Coloring finishes. How to mix the color you want and add it to a clear finish. Includes recipes for antique oak, country pine and aged cherry.
SHOPNOTES #29 Sep 1996 (v.5) pg. 31

How to achieve the deep burgandy color when staining cherry or mahogany.
WOOD MAGAZINE #34 Apr 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 8

Black cherry, the poor man's mahogany. Identification, uses in woodworking, availability, machining methods, and comments on carving and turning.
WOOD MAGAZINE #40 Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 25

Tips on preventing burning when ripping cherry on a table saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #127 Oct 2000 (v.17#7) pg. 26

How to make a matching filler for lye-stained cherry.
WOODWORK #20 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 15

Tip on ebonizing mahogany or cherry.
WOODWORK #26 Apr 1994 pg. 24

Tips on avoiding the "mottled" look when finishing cherry.
WOODWORK #29 Oct 1994 pg. 30

Using gel stains to improve penetration when finishing pine and cherry.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1994 (v.50#5) pg. 12