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what Is it made from?

08-24-2016 03:41 PM by jwmalone

Hello lady’s and gents, I rescued this old bent wood and refinished it ...

1 08-24-2016 06:11 PM
View Wildvortex's profile

What is it?? Wood from a friend

08-24-2016 02:18 AM by Wildvortex

A family friend gave this to me and I have no idea nor did he, what this...

2 08-24-2016 12:34 PM
View prelm's profile

Unfinished Ash - Is this a watermark or a natural pattern?

08-13-2016 05:31 PM by prelm

Hi there. Yesterday I purchased a piece of ash below from someone who only...

8 08-24-2016 09:33 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...

3006 08-24-2016 08:36 AM
View bigblockyeti's profile

The "White Oak" I just got from my sawyer

08-13-2016 09:34 PM by bigblockyeti

Got in a hurry and wasn’t paying attention to what we were loading up. ...

13 08-24-2016 07:18 AM
View DirtyMike's profile

Green rough cut oak questions

08-19-2016 08:14 PM by DirtyMike

hello all, I found a good cheap supply of rough cut 1×6x9 red and w...

6 08-24-2016 07:09 AM
View Jed89's profile

What species of wood old school house lumber in West Virginia

08-22-2016 05:56 PM by Jed89

Can anyone tell me what type of lumber this is

1 08-22-2016 10:15 PM
View brandongb's profile

ID this trim?

08-22-2016 05:57 PM by brandongb

First post, because my wife won’t let me make furniture until t...

3 08-22-2016 08:36 PM
View revanson11's profile

Spalted Maple sources

08-22-2016 02:36 PM by revanson11

LJ’ers, I want to build some boxes using spalted maple and I am looking...

0 08-22-2016 02:36 PM
View boab's profile

identify hardwood

08-16-2016 02:36 PM by boab

Hi Can anyone help me to identify some ;large pieces of hardwood if I send...

13 08-21-2016 12:08 PM
View DerekJ's profile (online now)

Cross Grain Planing - Very Thin Piece?

08-19-2016 09:06 PM by DerekJ

I am making a walnut table top with sycamore accent pieces around the edge. B...

21 08-21-2016 03:50 AM
View Jason White's profile

Source for rough lumber in Los Angeles?

04-01-2013 06:14 PM by Jason White

I moved from Boston to Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley) about 1...

13 08-18-2016 10:53 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Working with Wenge

09-20-2013 02:57 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I am doing a project this weekend with some wenge. I know it can...

31 08-18-2016 10:04 PM
View GR8HUNTER's profile

WHY I NEED lumber rack

08-17-2016 08:45 PM by GR8HUNTER

I got a little luck …..all that wood for $40.00 was thin...

6 08-18-2016 02:50 PM
View shipwright's profile

What do you see in this live edge Oak?

08-07-2016 11:04 PM by shipwright

I was sorting through a large pile of odd pieces of wood I picked up about te...

27 08-17-2016 11:37 AM
View loiblb's profile

Unusual gift

08-17-2016 12:29 AM by loiblb

A piano repairman was in my shop today. He gave me some ebony piano keys ...

2 08-17-2016 12:38 AM
View Graem Lourens's profile

Let Pine 'season' in the sun for a while before finishing?

08-08-2016 08:29 AM by Graem Lourens

Hi Everybody. Very beginner woodworker here, so excuse the maybe strange q...

18 08-16-2016 11:23 AM
View GR8HUNTER's profile

help me please

08-15-2016 07:23 PM by GR8HUNTER

I am looking for ideas for a wood rack against a 2×4 shed wall with a l...

4 08-15-2016 09:52 PM
View shipwright's profile

BDFT, BF, or FBM? Which do you use? Is it regional?

08-06-2016 03:14 PM by shipwright

Ive been curious about this for a while but today while reading another post ...

43 08-14-2016 08:07 PM
View Flyingmonkey158's profile

Trying to Identify a log type.

08-08-2016 07:59 PM by Flyingmonkey158

I got this log the other day and am trying to identify what type of wood it i...

3 08-11-2016 05:13 PM

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