What to Do When White Oak That Won’t Take Stain Evenly

I received a question from a woodworker who had made an end table from quarter-sawn white oak and had a problem with the stain penetrating unevenly. The problem showed up just on the end grain, not the long grain. And it showed up on both ends of the board. The woodworker explained that he had tried to fix the problem by cutting off a little of the end grain (hand-planing […]

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