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  • Picking up steel wool dust with a magnet.

    Rob from Clinton, Ontario has a great suggestion for getting those fine steel wool fibers out of the wood before finishing. Wrap a strong magnet in a clean cloth and simply wipe over the area.Removing the cloth from the magnet allows you to shake the little pieces of steel wool into the garbage c...
  • Steel Wool - Aluminium Wool - Bronze Wool - Stainless Steel Wool

    Many years ago when I was active in my cabinet shop I had a place where I could purchase Stainless Steel Wool. This was the best stuff for finishing off oak between coats of finish because if little pieces got caught in the pores of the wood and I failed to get them out, they would not eventuall...
  • Paint stripping tips

    Mark from Toronto, Ontario is looking at a good paint stripper that will remove multiple layers of paint from his doors. Professional In a trip to Ross Furniture Refinishing. in Toronto, Ontario, Gino Piazza gave us some tips about how the professionals do it, then we talked about doing it your...
  • How do you stop mice from coming into the house?

      Susan from Calgary, Alberta has mice that just keep coming into her house. She knows where they get in and would like to block the entrance. She wonders if the foam in a can would stop them.               No. They will eat right through it. But if you mix the foam in a can, or caul...
  • How do you solder copper pipes?

    There are three key steps to making leak proof copper pipe joints.     Clean off both the inside of the elbow and the outside of the pipe with steel wool or a special cleaner tool.     Apply a soldering flux to both cleaned surfaces. The cleaning gets rid of contaminates and oxidation o...