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Help Identifying Mystery Lumber

1 day ago by Joshua Oehler

I recently had to go to Ohio because I had an uncle pass away. My aunt wanted...

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Mold on wood, need help

7 hours ago by Gixxerjoe04

So i cut some maple burl week before last, anchor sealed it and it’s in...

5 3 hours ago
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Mail order lumber/McKinney Hardwood Lumber

4 days ago by AandCstyle

A little over a year ago I asked about others’ experiences regarding or...

12 3 hours ago
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Can anyone help identify this timber?

8 hours ago by Jim88

I was given this wood buy my uncle who used to use in the printing industry a...

3 3 hours ago
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What are these discolorations?

5 days ago by daviddoria

I am working with some cherry. I noticed some discoloration in a very “...

16 12 hours ago
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Buying wood online

1114 days ago by Bill

Does anyone know of an online site to buy wood from? Are there any that are r...

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60 year old cutting board

900 days ago by jp1953

My parents brought this cutting board from Peru in 1951. Been in the ...

15 16 hours ago
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Ebony / Were to Buy?

1 day ago by rustynails

I am taking a class at Mark Adams School of WoodWorking in the near future an...

14 1 day ago
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Interesting Trees

2122 days ago by Grumpy

As Lumberjocks we all have an interest in trees. so how about a page designat...

2135 1 day ago
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Best substitute for elm?

2 days ago by Hmlee

I’ve been working on a rather large media console for a while. Original...

5 1 day ago
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Milling lumber how flat is flat enough

2 days ago by athomas5009

Earlier this week I completed a planer sled for milling lumber. For the past ...

6 1 day ago
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help identify this oak

3 days ago by Ben

I was told this was a certain species, but I’m not sure I agree… ...

15 2 days ago
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Question about small logs

3 days ago by Sawdustmaker115

Hello,Here is my question, so i cut down a small dead birch and a...

1 3 days ago
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3 days ago by giser3546

My girlfriends parents are cutting down a magnolia tree and offered me the wo...

2 3 days ago
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How should I mill this Red Maple.

3 days ago by Curtis

Any ideas how I should mill this Red Maple. I’m not sure if there is a ...

4 3 days ago
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Yard Sale Hardwoods - Help Identify?

3 days ago by summerfi

I picked up this wood at a yard sale this morning for $2. I’m certain i...

14 3 days ago
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What is it?

4 days ago by fhdguy3441

I recently stumbled across about a dozen pieces of wood in my attic that the ...

8 3 days ago
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Lumber stamps what do they mean?

3 days ago by Oneway57

As you know from my last post”barn full of redwood”. I have reloc...

5 3 days ago
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cutting board wharping ??

4 days ago by grenger

Any idea? This board was done over 4 months. Gave it to a friend and it whrap...

9 4 days ago
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4 days ago by OldWrangler

Does anyone know of a source for really colorful Padauk boards? I am needing ...

8 4 days ago

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