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05-03-2008 04:47 PM

Black Walnut Pen Blanks, Help Please. - 5 replies

I have a few, could have a LOT, but I was wondering what a fair price for these would be.They are nice grained and are 3/4” square and 6” long and the wood is dry and stable.I’ll add some pictures later, way too much rain and lighting right now.But, just considering they are your average walnut would anyone please be able to gu...

01-22-2008 10:46 PM

Advice on milling walnut. - 7 replies

Not sure if this is the best forum for this but.. I have a walnut tree that has been given to me and I need to know the best way to mill it.It is probably 16-18” through the middle and I have to cut it down myself. Specifically, would it be better to have it quarter sawn?Does quarter sawing walnut produce better grain patterns as doe...

12-23-2007 08:08 PM

Securing stair treads - 5 replies

I am trying to decide on a good method to fasten stair treads without having the nails show.I don’t have a problem nailing the edges as they will be covered by trim.However, I really don’t want the nails to show in the center areas. Could the treads be fastened from the underside with screws or can they be glued down with Liquid n...

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