Q: I would like to know the angle to cut on my miter to assemble an octagon shadow box.
A: Twenty two and a half degrees. To get the angle, divide a circle (360 degrees) by the number of sides, and divide the answer in half. In this case, 360 divided by eight is 45 degrees. Half of that is 22.5 degrees.
Q: What woods will work for my outdoor crafts that would be able to take our weather here in New Orleans?
A: Mahogany, teak, redwood, cedar, and ipe are all good outdoor choices that will survive with no finish on them.
Q: I have a garage shop in Miami, Fl. where the humid/wet season is very long. Can a dehumidifier make a difference even if a I have the garage door open while I work?
A: Nope, not if the garage door is open. That would be like shoveling sand against the tide.