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Alder wood Kitchen shelf

comments (2) August 28th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

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Alderwood Dish cabinnett - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Alderwood Dish cabinnett

Built this to go with my wifes country style kitchen

Design or Plan used: My own design

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Comments (2)

wdwerker wdwerker writes: A little bit softer than poplar. Stains very well. Red birch plywood works well with if if stained. I only use expensive Adler veneer ply on especially visible spots. Great mid toned wood for darker stain projects. If you stain light colored wood dark the background is always light, or all the grain is covered and you might as well have used paint!
Posted: 8:46 pm on August 29th

Cswood Cswood writes: Haven't worked with alder yet ... Anything you'd like to share about your experience working with this wood?
Posted: 7:28 am on August 29th

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