http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/going-camp-63458/?highlight=festoolNo I don't. But I do like a man with nice tools. I have a few of the tools but the cases are dirty! My beer frig is much dirtier than his also. :laughing:
Open pores in the grain?what about heart pine? seeing as your house is 'that' old the tight growth rings may fit the picture. If it's been gouged over the years (furniture, dog nails, etc...) consider it a softwood...so is it a softwood or hardwood?