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xx   WOOD

Wood facts. Oak.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #31 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 58

Tips on steaming and bending air-dried oak.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #51 Apr 1996 pg. 16

Tips on air-drying freshly cut oak lumber.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #64 Feb 1998 pg. 20

White oak. Its qualities, workability and uses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #66 Jun 1998 pg. 74

Red oak plywood. How to get the most from this popular and economical material.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #88 Aug 2001 pg. 36

Advice on drying oak, maple and black walnut logs for wood turning.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1993 (v.16#5) pg. 9
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 12

Permanent fix for oak board end splits requires inserting a spline.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 20

Suggested moisture content and glues for laminating oak.
FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 26

Tip on drying large, thick slabs of white oak without cracking by treating with ethylene glycol antifreeze instead of polyethylene glycol (PEG).
FINE WOODWORKING #97 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 8
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #99 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 4

The mighty oaks. Woodworking properties of white, red and live oak.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 54

How to avoid stains where steel fasteners meet oak wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 26

Tips on air-drying roughsawn oak.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 28

Tips on converting an oak tree and a black walnut tree into lumber.
FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 18

Tip on matching old oak with an age-darkened shellac finish.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.22#2) pg. 68

Tip on routing rabbets in oak without tearout by first chamfering the edges using a saw.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #100 Jan 1998 (v.17#6) pg. 30

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

Working with northern red oak. Some tips.
WOOD MAGAZINE #34 Apr 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 27

White oak. Its identification, uses in woodworking, machining methods, and comments on carving and turning.
WOOD MAGAZINE #60 Apr 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 33

Tip on jointing and planing oak with vascular rays in order to prevent tear-out.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 94

Advice for cleaner template routing on the end grain of oak.
WOOD MAGAZINE #94 Jan 1997 (v.14#1) pg. 18

Advice on how to rout an edge on oak without splintering the wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #106 Jun 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 30

How to meet, and beat, the challenges of finishing red oak.
WOOD MAGAZINE #132 Apr 2001 (v.18#3) pg. 14

Bog oak. A look at its surface properties and carving characteristics.
WOODCARVING #27 Jun 1996 pg. 22

Three easy finishes for oak (natural, antique, and faux pickled).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 20