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Cocobolo question

09-30-2016 12:30 AM by Marn64

Does anyone know how well Cocobolo steam bends? I want to know because I foun...

8 10-01-2016 05:37 PM
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Pecan log

09-28-2016 01:00 PM by Jack Dalton

A friend has offered me a 24” saw log of pecan. I don’t know muc...

6 10-01-2016 04:29 PM
View Blindhog's profile

Teak alternative for outdoor furniture project

09-30-2016 06:08 PM by Blindhog

I would like to use Teak for some planned outdoor furniture builds; but the c...

10 10-01-2016 11:52 AM
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What kind of wood do you think this is?

09-27-2016 02:52 AM by ravensrock

This tree blew down in my brother’s yard and I’m trying to decide...

10 10-01-2016 12:51 AM
View Greg's profile

I Need YOUR help in finding LARGE Banksia Pods!

10-01-2016 12:23 AM by Greg

Hi y’all! For the past year or so, I can’t seem to find any more...

0 10-01-2016 12:23 AM
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Anyone have experience with Taun?

08-03-2016 02:04 PM by avsmusic1

I ran across an ad on CL for Mahogany from a guy near me. Talked to him and t...

1 09-30-2016 05:31 PM
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[Beginner] How to build a picture frame?

09-26-2016 01:36 PM by Trudeo

As a first project I would like to build a picture frame. The picture frame I...

11 09-30-2016 01:45 AM
View ki7hy's profile

There has to be a better way....other than.

09-26-2016 09:15 PM by ki7hy

There has to be a better way other than a saw mill. I’ve been working m...

31 09-29-2016 07:07 PM
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What would cause blue-green streaks in wood?

09-28-2016 09:56 PM by Nickkwins

I was planing some hackberry boards and I noticed a blueish green tint in the...

7 09-29-2016 05:39 PM
View Doc911's profile

Can I use Western Red Cedar in place of Spanish Cedar

09-26-2016 01:37 PM by Doc911

Greetings; A quick question to all in the know… I am thinking of ...

21 09-29-2016 12:17 AM
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Walnut lumber with white blotchy spots, Why?

09-27-2016 01:29 AM by doubleDD

I was re-sawning some walnut logs today that I’ve had for a few years a...

29 09-29-2016 12:04 AM
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Source for buying Laminated MDF or Particle Board

09-28-2016 10:14 PM by Miles3w

Hi All, Long Story (see Question in next section if not interested :-)R...

0 09-28-2016 10:14 PM
View SkiTique's profile

Milling/Drying Cherry Logs

09-26-2016 05:04 PM by SkiTique

Hello Everyone, My brother called me yesterday to let me know he just cut ...

8 09-28-2016 05:37 PM
View drstump's profile

Log Identification

09-26-2016 01:35 PM by drstump

So I’ve got a couple of dead trees back in my woods and I was really ho...

2 09-28-2016 03:16 PM
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Flame box elder fading

09-26-2016 01:35 PM by Kaizen2016

I took down a box elder that has been struggling for a decade. as the trunk a...

2 09-28-2016 03:12 PM
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Help with tree ID

09-26-2016 04:05 PM by CinciNick

I need some help with this as I am stumped (no pun intended) i live i...

3 09-27-2016 04:32 PM
View efultz's profile

Kitchen Cabinet - Why Fancy Plywood?

09-27-2016 12:49 PM by efultz

I am starting design work for cabinets for our kitchen. I plan on using 3/4 ...

9 09-27-2016 04:24 PM
View Rockytop's profile

Big score

09-25-2016 02:00 PM by Rockytop

Ok, so as I’ve said before, I’m just getting into this. And havin...

13 09-27-2016 04:14 PM
View skogie1's profile

What do you look for when choosing wood?

09-27-2016 03:15 AM by skogie1

I usually look for dimensional trueness when I’m picking wood. In part...

6 09-27-2016 01:39 PM
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American Elm

09-25-2016 09:57 PM by Dusty56

Does anyone have any experience working with Am. Elm? Specifically staining a...

8 09-27-2016 11:38 AM

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