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Maple identification

06-22-2018 12:28 AM by ToddinTN

I’m trying to identify what kind of maple this board is from. Tree was ...

2 06-22-2018 03:16 AM
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Possible old growth redwood lumber in the SF Bay Area

06-21-2018 11:20 PM by Chris89

I mentioned this here: ...

0 06-21-2018 11:20 PM
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Reducing thickness of 1 1/2" particle board to lighten a countertop

06-19-2018 02:35 PM by jkjames

So let’s just say there’s a new project afoot at my house, to use...

16 06-21-2018 10:52 PM
View Chris89's profile

European Ash Trees, and reclaiming old growth redwood fence boards

06-05-2018 01:11 PM by Chris89

We’ve got some roughly 40 year old redwood fencing that’s finally...

7 06-21-2018 10:36 PM
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52 hour acclimate KILN dried butcher block

06-20-2018 01:50 PM by Jrhuebner

Hey all- general question here. We purchased some birch butcher blocks and ...

5 06-21-2018 12:27 PM
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Curved Bridge with Swing

06-17-2018 03:49 PM by zakird81

I am looking to build a curved bridge on an outdoor playground using Pressure...

15 06-20-2018 02:18 AM
View Bishop62's profile

Air drying black walnut

06-13-2018 02:07 PM by Bishop62

Hello - I have been reading everything i can find about air drying black w...

28 06-19-2018 12:47 PM
View lumberames's profile

hardboard notch protection?

06-16-2018 04:07 PM by lumberames

hi. Need some advice on protecting a notch I made (btw: poorly) on a 1/8 inc...

9 06-19-2018 12:56 AM
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Lumber rack

06-18-2018 03:10 AM by nukegumbo

Need ideas on how to convert this metal rack to a lumber rack. I don’t ha...

4 06-18-2018 05:20 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

WOOD ID - is this nasty looking wood diseased elm?

06-17-2018 03:09 PM by JohnMcClure

Small trunk, 8”-6” diameter. Bark makes me think elm… very ...

5 06-18-2018 02:01 AM
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Where does all the crap come from?!

06-15-2018 03:39 AM by paulmon

When you have a small work space, you have to get creative. That means keepin...

13 06-18-2018 01:46 AM
View TheGreatJon's profile

Well... That's not walnut

06-15-2018 03:29 AM by TheGreatJon

I picked up a few logs that were on the side of a hiking trail. Judging by th...

13 06-17-2018 12:28 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Who has had experience with Advantage Lumber

06-06-2018 09:19 PM by Jack Lewis

Just recently put together an order for 300 bd ft of three different hardwood...

6 06-16-2018 01:58 PM
View tool_junkie's profile

Selling Lumber by Weight instead of Board Foot

05-20-2018 05:27 PM by tool_junkie

All, How common is it to buy and sell lumber by weight instead of board fo...

16 06-16-2018 04:12 AM
View trsnider's profile

Bread / cutting boards with checks in the wood

03-20-2018 07:58 PM by trsnider

I have some oak I that has fairly extensive checking (or chequeing (for our &...

5 06-16-2018 01:22 AM
View QUlrich's profile

Wood identification

05-16-2018 09:46 PM by QUlrich

Hello everybody, I have some boards I am currently planing, but I do not know...

2 06-16-2018 01:21 AM
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Question about milling lumber

04-26-2018 07:13 PM by woodyourather

I recently acquired a jointer and planer thanks to an awesome wife. I’m so e...

10 06-16-2018 01:20 AM
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06-15-2018 09:38 AM by Lemmiwinks

Image for reference: Hello, i need some help f...

9 06-16-2018 01:00 AM
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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...

3907 06-15-2018 03:45 AM
View Savage86's profile

Need advice on hickory

06-08-2018 02:38 AM by Savage86

There’s a local guy up here by me that has a ton of fresh cut hickory logs. I...

22 06-14-2018 02:31 AM

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