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07-25-2017 09:40 PM by frenchface

I had a some red oak that I dried down to 7-9% MC. I then made a serving tray...

0 07-25-2017 09:40 PM
View Jim55's profile

guarding against termites?

07-24-2017 12:52 PM by Jim55

Hi y’all,I have been acquiring, with no immediate end in sight, a large...

5 07-25-2017 08:29 PM
View AlexMcA's profile

Milling Big Maple Slabs

07-25-2017 04:31 PM by AlexMcA

I wanted to share this with everyone. This is my first real adventure into ch...

1 07-25-2017 08:18 PM
View WoodGuy503's profile

Please Help me identify wood on knife handle

07-24-2017 04:54 AM by WoodGuy503

What kind of wood is this? Thanks!

4 07-25-2017 12:51 PM
View MasterofNone27's profile

Need to build custom displays - am no expert. Any insight?

07-25-2017 12:36 AM by MasterofNone27

Hi folks, I am looking to help my wife with this one :S She is opening a shop...

3 07-25-2017 12:48 AM
View BryanFaz's profile

Outdoor log benches.

07-22-2017 02:43 PM by BryanFaz

I was asked to (consider) building some outdoor log benches from fallen or so...

8 07-24-2017 06:39 PM
View Odin's profile

What kind of wood species is this?

07-24-2017 03:28 AM by Odin

So someone wants me to make sometime like this, which would be VERY easy. I ...

3 07-24-2017 04:53 AM
View Grumpy's profile

Interesting Trees

10-06-2008 01:43 AM by Grumpy

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

3396 07-24-2017 03:04 AM
View WEC's profile

Best place to buy wood in Northern VA

02-20-2013 09:05 AM by WEC

Hi all,I’m new to the forums and have only been working wood as a hobby...

22 07-23-2017 02:04 AM
View doubleG469's profile

Thoughts as to this species???

07-12-2017 10:35 PM by doubleG469

Random wood no idea as to what it is, “feels solid almost ?? I woul...

117 07-23-2017 12:33 AM
View carolinagene's profile

Air drying wood blanks info needed.......

07-21-2017 11:17 PM by carolinagene

If you buy one of these 4” thick x 8” square wood blanks that is ...

1 07-21-2017 11:23 PM
View one60fourth's profile

How much shrinkage to expect

07-21-2017 01:10 PM by one60fourth

I’ve built some inset panel cabinet doors (25”H x 20”W x 3/...

11 07-21-2017 06:16 PM
View DIYWaterDog's profile

Value of reclaimed Oak Boards

07-02-2017 05:33 AM by DIYWaterDog

Hey All, I recently salvaged some oak boards from a gym locker room. Di...

26 07-21-2017 05:52 PM
View Nicholas Hall's profile

Portable Sawmills are Too Much Fun: Way too Much Lumber. Help!!!

12-03-2012 05:46 AM by Nicholas Hall

My father and I have been jawing about cutting down some trees on his land in...

40 07-21-2017 12:11 AM
View sethpackham's profile

Newbie trying to cut 12/4 Hard maple with my new Delta 36-725

07-13-2017 11:51 PM by sethpackham

I’m just getting into building my first pieces of furniture and learnin...

44 07-20-2017 07:18 PM
View 85GoCards's profile

Anyone in the Smokey Mountain Area?

07-17-2017 03:12 PM by 85GoCards

I’m looking for some paulownia slabs and have read how invasive they...

2 07-19-2017 03:24 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Lumber Trip

07-18-2017 04:35 PM by rwe2156

My recent trip to NC: 120 bf of 4/4 beech 100’ 4/4 soft maple ...

2 07-18-2017 07:34 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

What is this spalted, wormy, flamey wood?

07-17-2017 09:04 PM by JohnMcClure

Just got a 17” bandsaw and immediately started sawing through firewood ...

2 07-18-2017 11:54 AM
View thewoodentop's profile

Spalted Silver Leaf Maple table top

07-17-2017 02:00 PM by thewoodentop

We are starting a silver leaf maple project this week, below is a picture of ...

1 07-17-2017 03:07 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Why I don't go to Lowes

06-26-2017 05:42 PM by rwe2156

I took something back to Lowes my wife bought and was reminded why I never go...

86 07-16-2017 11:20 PM

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