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A Quick Visual Guide To The Janka Value

The Janka hardness test measures the resistance of a sample of wood to denting and wear. It measures the force required to embed an 11.28 millimetres (0.444 in) diameter steel ball halfway into a sample of wood. The higher the Janka value – the harder the wood. Here is a comprehensive infographic with the Janka index… Continue Reading →

Steps to restoring an old door – a photo story

As with any project like this – first step is to remove the door and place it on a flat surface, where it would be easy to work. Your best bet are foldable sawhorses that would allow to move freely around the door. Remove all hardware! This includes hinges, handles and any other metal, or plastic that is removable…. Continue Reading →