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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...

3563 11-18-2017 04:43 AM
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MDF for Workbench?

11-17-2017 12:09 AM by socrbent

Making a workbench with several layers of MDF for the top (77” x 31R...

19 11-18-2017 12:57 AM
View crb's profile

Bandsaw Milling Green Wood and Checking

11-17-2017 12:26 AM by crb

Let me preface this by saying this is my first serious attempt at milling any...

4 11-17-2017 01:36 PM
View Lenny's profile

Identifying Genuine Ceylon (East Indian) Satinwood

10-31-2017 10:13 PM by Lenny

I’m wondering if anyone has expertise or experience regarding Ceylon (E...

14 11-17-2017 10:48 AM
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Old Hardwood

11-14-2017 01:08 AM by myxology

Somewhere around 12 or 13 years ago my brother gave me this stack of what he ...

9 11-17-2017 01:28 AM
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Wide Cabinet back material

11-15-2017 06:52 PM by averagedadworkshop

So, I am working on building a 6’ wide bookshelf/cabinet for our living...

23 11-16-2017 11:29 PM
View Heath's profile

Is this a burl? And how should I cut it up?

11-16-2017 08:04 PM by Heath

I found this odd growth on a burn pile and rescued it! A friend and I are wa...

3 11-16-2017 10:42 PM
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11-15-2017 05:34 PM by catalina

Folks, I live right outside Morgantown, WV-about an hour and 20 minutes south...

3 11-16-2017 12:54 PM
View Srini's profile

Need help in identifying the veneer

11-14-2017 06:41 PM by Srini

I recently acquired this book shelf in an antique auction. I was told it was ...

5 11-15-2017 08:12 PM
View richardchaos's profile (online now)

Jim Morrison LIVES!

11-12-2017 11:02 PM by richardchaos

I cut out a one inch thick piece of Baby blue rigid foam insulation board to ...

4 11-15-2017 07:39 PM
View dcg4403's profile

Urban Lumber Re-use coming to TX & Woodmizer WM1000 has arrived!!

10-20-2017 09:49 PM by dcg4403

I receive a few messages from members every now and then asking about live ed...

40 11-15-2017 01:24 AM
View martik777's profile

Wood ID help please

11-10-2017 03:52 PM by martik777

Its from a wooden chair, fairly hard, as in difficult to dent a corner edge w...

12 11-12-2017 02:55 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Any can't miss shops, dealers, etc. in Orlando?

11-11-2017 03:08 AM by bigblockyeti

I’ll be in Orlando for a conference next week and may have just a littl...

5 11-12-2017 12:35 PM
View jared88's profile

Please help me identify these exotic wood species

11-10-2017 01:35 AM by jared88

I purchase some exotic wood blanks in a discount pack. I thought that they wo...

3 11-11-2017 04:13 PM
View Brian and lily's profile

so beautiful this wood from a uhhhhh tree

11-10-2017 10:03 AM by Brian and lily

what type of wood is this its got pine like bark but its a hardwood dark coff...

6 11-11-2017 01:56 AM
View joey502's profile

Wood ID help

11-07-2017 10:11 PM by joey502

I am new to wood turning and have been practicing on found wood. I picked up ...

23 11-09-2017 10:53 PM
View contento's profile

Sourcing lumber for project

11-07-2017 08:46 PM by contento

I’m having a heck of a time finding lumber to meet a client’s wis...

7 11-09-2017 06:35 PM
View Phatchy's profile

Help identifying wood species

11-06-2017 11:49 PM by Phatchy

12 11-07-2017 07:51 PM
View JerryLH's profile

Mahogany question

11-04-2017 12:53 AM by JerryLH

I recently acquired a pickup load of pallet tops and bottoms which were made ...

14 11-07-2017 01:05 AM
View richardchaos's profile (online now)

E-Bay Exotics

11-05-2017 09:29 PM by richardchaos

Has anyone bought any exotics off of E-Bay such as Rosewood. I am looking for...

9 11-06-2017 03:18 PM

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