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Wood ID - Can't for the life of me figure it out

10-06-2015 09:29 PM by Michaelmjc

Hey guys, So I’m royally perplexed by this wood. The wood is EXTREME...

6 10-07-2015 04:08 AM
View MarineSarge's profile

Restoring a cupped small cabinet door

10-06-2015 02:23 AM by MarineSarge

I am in the process of restoring a small spice cabinet, and one of the doors ...

3 10-07-2015 03:31 AM
View BigJohn's profile

Is this hard or soft maple?

10-06-2015 02:09 PM by BigJohn

What do you think?

6 10-07-2015 01:18 AM
View whope's profile

Theories on what this stain is?

10-06-2015 04:41 PM by whope

I brought home some rough cut soft maple and when I was planing it down, I fo...

2 10-07-2015 01:07 AM
View Michaelmjc's profile

Ideas for walnut cutoffs

10-05-2015 12:42 PM by Michaelmjc

While at the lumber yard on Saturday I went exploring and got to the back...

13 10-06-2015 11:25 PM
View treesner's profile

Wood identification help

10-06-2015 02:18 AM by treesner

Hey guys can you help me identify this log? I think I got it from the loca...

4 10-06-2015 06:02 PM
View PJwood's profile

Questions about preparing large boards for a dinner table

10-05-2015 08:09 PM by PJwood

I cut on the small sawmill Eastern red cedar boards that are about 14’ ...

4 10-06-2015 05:02 PM
View Marcinchicago39's profile

Harm dried wood with dehumidifier

10-06-2015 05:05 AM by Marcinchicago39

I have a question. I have some ash wood planks, which I chainsaw milled few m...

8 10-06-2015 04:58 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

I love walking into good deals

10-05-2015 02:51 PM by PhillipRCW

Recently I bought an entire storage unit of walnut from my local sawyer for $...

22 10-06-2015 04:20 PM
View oliussw's profile

Anyone know any good wood sources in Oklahoma?

10-05-2015 05:31 PM by oliussw

New guy here looking for a good lumber source in the Stillwater area of Oklah...

1 10-06-2015 02:15 PM
View thebulldog's profile

How to repair a split in 1/8" Canary board ???

10-05-2015 03:02 PM by thebulldog

Any Ideas on repairing this crack, I would like to use this pc of Canary wood...

6 10-06-2015 01:59 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...

2720 10-06-2015 12:01 AM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Is persimmon wood ok to build furniture with?

10-05-2015 02:35 PM by PhillipRCW

I’ve never worked with or even seen persimmon wood, but I am apparently...

3 10-05-2015 06:20 PM
View CharlesA's profile

This wood good for anything?

09-02-2015 08:48 PM by CharlesA

My friend just had this tree cut down. She thinks it is crabapple. Got me. ...

15 10-05-2015 04:45 PM
View mueagles09's profile

3/4" oak plywood vs. 3/4" ACX playwood for entertainment center project

10-02-2015 08:57 AM by mueagles09

I’m planning to build an entertainment soon because I can’t seem ...

12 10-05-2015 03:22 PM
View Seamus0559's profile

What kind of wood is this?

10-03-2015 05:06 PM by Seamus0559

I recently did a removed a wall in my 1909 home in Cleveland. These are the s...

12 10-05-2015 11:43 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

Recycling the wood from a Lazy-boy, is it worth the effort?

05-24-2013 12:09 PM by JoeinGa

I have a Lazyboy rocker-recliner that’s almost 30 years old and as much...

13 10-04-2015 05:33 PM
View Michaelmjc's profile

Look at this ugly duckling

10-04-2015 04:31 AM by Michaelmjc

My wife wanted a new dining room table, so off we go to the lumber yard. She ...

5 10-04-2015 01:14 PM
View willie's profile

Possible reaction to cedar

09-16-2015 01:49 PM by willie

I recently made a couple picture frames from some aromatic cedar that has bee...

4 10-01-2015 10:43 PM
View docspencer's profile

Walnut Side Table Quandry

10-01-2015 08:07 PM by docspencer

I have two nice pieces of walnut that I plan to use to make a side table. Bot...

2 10-01-2015 10:08 PM

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