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redwood burls

94 days ago by jimmyhopps

hopefully the lumberjocks are not involved, even as purchasers. We should ge...

2 65 days ago
View ElkWood's profile

Flame Boxelder (RED RIVER MAPLE) contact ??

66 days ago by ElkWood

Hello fellow lumberjocks, I live and run a sawmill in northeast texas near te...

2 65 days ago
View rwe2156's profile

Bench top laminating question

66 days ago by rwe2156

If I laminate 3 7 inch wide 5/4 maple boards to make a 3×7 plank will th...

1 66 days ago
View mthguy's profile

Building a Storage Shed

67 days ago by mthguy

I am having a very difficult time finding high quality plans for sheds, I kee...

6 66 days ago
View tool248's profile

Milling Boards from Logs

67 days ago by tool248

I have a Birch log that is about 5’ in length and 9” in diameter ...

11 66 days ago
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Working with spalted maple

67 days ago by Gixxerjoe04

So i picked up some spalted maple the other day, looked really good and was c...

3 67 days ago
View Tokolosi's profile

wood ID help

68 days ago by Tokolosi

I found this pallet the other day. Its two distinct hardwoods. One reminds me...

13 67 days ago
View tctaylor79's profile

Looking for local sawmill for hardwood lumber

1179 days ago by tctaylor79

Hey all, I’m in the Hudson Valley Region of New York and I’m loo...

6 68 days ago
View harum's profile

what wood is it?

69 days ago by harum

Brought several boards of some hardwood from a garage sale, which was sold to...

15 68 days ago
View athomas5009's profile

Help squaring lumber in SE Michigan

69 days ago by athomas5009

Good evening my fellow lumber jocks, I’ve come here tonight for advice ...

2 68 days ago
View oldstarter's profile

Is it Teak?

69 days ago by oldstarter

Hi everyone I’ve just joined L/J and I’m just starting my second ...

9 69 days ago
View Don's profile

Which wood for an outdoor kitchen

74 days ago by Don

If you were to build a counter top for an outdoor kitchen, which wood would y...

29 69 days ago
View jmos's profile

Cutting down a Holly tree - worth saving?

74 days ago by jmos

I live in a pretty high density area, and don’t have much property. My...

9 69 days ago
View 72hw's profile

Ok to sand in hot weather?

71 days ago by 72hw

So I was at the neighborhood Ace this evening picking up some paper for my RO...

14 69 days ago
View Blackie_'s profile

Mesquite tree finely coming down

96 days ago by Blackie_

I bought my house back in 96 and this Mesquite tree has been in the back yard...

35 70 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Advice prepping logs/large pieces for bowls & other blanks

72 days ago by Eddie

So yesterday on my way home from the office I passed by the guy shown below t...

2 71 days ago
View khanegan's profile

bald cypress for workbench

72 days ago by khanegan

Hi,I”m somewhat new to woodworking (have been at it for ~3 years) and a...

4 71 days ago
View Mark's profile

Birch vs Maple

853 days ago by Mark

okay everyone. my question plain and simply is what are the differences betwe...

16 71 days ago
View Ganesh Kumar's profile

Need help identifying some wood boards (yay, it is Cherry)

73 days ago by Ganesh Kumar

I have four boards pictured here that I think are of the same wood. I got the...

21 71 days ago
View MsFixIt's profile

First project - radiator cover - wood and stain

73 days ago by MsFixIt

I’m starting – attempting rather – to build a radiator cove...

1 72 days ago

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