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Big cookies

02-14-2017 04:39 AM by PJwood

I wanted to make cookies from a 22” branch of maple. I am familiar Gene...

1 02-21-2017 04:15 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...

3144 02-21-2017 02:51 AM
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02-20-2017 09:26 PM by mike123789

Hi Guys, Quick question. I am making end grain cutting boards. I am taking...

2 02-21-2017 02:46 AM
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Drying Cherry Limb

02-19-2017 07:36 PM by Mike Turner

I found a wild cherry limb while walking.It had a nice twist in it like some ...

1 02-21-2017 02:31 AM
View Lee's profile

composite decking

02-20-2017 07:45 PM by Lee

I was thinking of using it to build a frame for my outside back door.Will it ...

1 02-20-2017 08:01 PM
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01-31-2017 12:23 AM by johnhutchinson

I saw this today and immediately added it to my to-NOT-do list. I think it...

60 02-20-2017 03:22 AM
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What kind of wood do you think this is?

02-17-2017 11:52 PM by ravensrock

This is the left arm of a porch swing. I had someone ask if I could make a m...

12 02-19-2017 02:49 PM
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Buyer for Large Whole Maple Burl

02-13-2017 02:08 PM by jenyf1r

I’m looking to buy a large whole maple burl with good figure – at least...

2 02-18-2017 04:59 PM
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Any Ideas on this Grain Feature

02-17-2017 03:30 PM by Will Merrit

This is from a piece of 350 year old sinker Heart Pine. I am not sure what t...

3 02-17-2017 07:03 PM
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02-16-2017 01:25 PM by Closclos

If anyone is intererested in manzanita burls or branches let me know so we ca...

3 02-16-2017 07:17 PM
View Brett Gray's profile

Can anyone tell me the identification of this wood?

02-13-2017 02:06 PM by Brett Gray

I just bought this piece of wood from a guy who bought an old, ru...

31 02-16-2017 12:38 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Source for 8/4 Genuine Mahagony

01-16-2017 03:56 AM by CharlesA

I need about 36 bf of Genuine Mahogany, 24 of it in 8/4. I’d get it fr...

15 02-16-2017 12:57 AM
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Need Help Choosing Wood Type for a Bench Project

01-19-2017 10:41 PM by bennesh1

I’m planning to build a dining table bench to match my Mother-In-Laws t...

11 02-14-2017 06:50 PM
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Sycamore log

02-14-2017 02:35 PM by rwe2156

Got this from a friend in the tree business. One of the biggest I’ve s...

2 02-14-2017 05:41 PM
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Green Colored Maple

02-02-2017 06:47 PM by Frazeran

All, Brand new to the forum so I hope this is the right place to post ...

8 02-14-2017 02:44 PM
View Ray696's profile

Using epoxy for the first time.

02-13-2017 02:06 PM by Ray696

Hi guys and gals, first post here and I’m hoping for some advice, any i...

9 02-14-2017 01:48 AM
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Name this wood

02-13-2017 02:06 PM by OCD

Hello all, Please help settle a bet. ID the species of wood on top of this an...

11 02-13-2017 08:52 PM
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Cedar too soft for furniture?

02-06-2017 10:37 PM by Siv

I picked up some cheap cedar from Home Depot this weekend just to try as I ha...

9 02-13-2017 02:07 PM
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Wood ID Help

02-11-2017 02:57 PM by Marcus

Found this along w/ the rest of the tree that has just recentely been cut dow...

7 02-12-2017 04:35 PM
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Processing wood help

02-11-2017 11:04 PM by Kingchristo

Well here in the UK wood is expensive and anyway to get good wood cheap is a ...

2 02-11-2017 11:20 PM

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