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wood ID?

04-11-2016 11:30 PM by harum

Hello, would anyone recognize the wood? Elm? The same wood on both pictures...

5 04-12-2016 02:20 PM
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Things I have Learned about Drying Lumber

04-12-2016 12:52 PM by oldwood

I hope none of you have had the experience of having some really nice lumber ...

2 04-12-2016 01:42 PM
View Will Merrit's profile

What type of tree?

04-07-2016 02:01 PM by Will Merrit

Does anyone know what kind of tree this is. The green leaves are the new buds...

17 04-12-2016 01:48 AM
View roundthings's profile

Purple Maple

04-11-2016 12:57 PM by roundthings

I picked up some maple logs and am curious if anyone has come across purple s...

2 04-11-2016 06:50 PM
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04-11-2016 01:53 AM by zipmac22

Hi, I’m looking at making some templates, but not sure what would be be...

8 04-11-2016 06:15 AM
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Plank Board Countertop

04-10-2016 08:20 PM by MikeGraw

My wife and I are in the planning stage of redoing our kitchen. I want to ma...

8 04-11-2016 01:35 AM
View Matt's profile

Solar Kiln Experiences

04-10-2016 05:59 PM by Matt

Last week, I picked some fresh-sawn hickory boards from a tree I salvaged thi...

2 04-10-2016 07:05 PM
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Picked Up Free Wood — What to do with them?

04-10-2016 03:44 PM by mlmorg

Found a pile of free wood in Half Moon Bay, CA that I threw in my car (photos...

2 04-10-2016 06:07 PM
View MerylL's profile

What is this bedroom set made of?

04-09-2016 11:49 PM by MerylL Hi! I’ve post...

11 04-10-2016 03:43 PM
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New Bedroom Set - New Wood - Cherry? Amana?

04-10-2016 03:39 PM by MerylL

Well what the heck does a wood forum do but answer questions about wood and w...

0 04-10-2016 03:39 PM
View John1985's profile

Is this fixible?

12-17-2015 09:49 PM by John1985

Hi guys! I lucked into 2 pine slabs that are 8’ long by 20” wide....

10 04-10-2016 02:14 PM
View doubleDD's profile (online now)

Need your help identifying this lumber--WOW

04-06-2016 03:18 AM by doubleDD

I picked up a few of these logs late last fall last year ...

46 04-10-2016 11:16 AM
View MapleJack1's profile

Black Walnut and Claro Walnut Burls

04-08-2016 07:53 PM by MapleJack1

Sharing some really nice Black Walnut and Claro Walnut Burls! Enjoy ...

1 04-09-2016 02:11 AM
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Yet another wood ID thread

03-25-2016 12:30 AM by MalcolmLaurel

Some wood from a local (CT) place that sells reclaimed lumber… they hav...

9 04-08-2016 01:09 AM
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Black Cherry & Walnut Sources?

04-04-2016 04:08 PM by jmcq

i am getting ready to start a rather large project and want to get some recom...

8 04-07-2016 11:47 PM
View mahdee's profile

I've never bought mahogany. Is this a good deal?

04-07-2016 12:36 PM by mahdee

Hi,I happen to go to Memphis weekly for the next several months and I saw thi...

11 04-07-2016 06:07 PM
View Jspence1234's profile

Need help identifying lumber

04-04-2016 04:09 PM by Jspence1234

I got ahold of quite a bit of this lumber and I have no idea what it is. I wa...

8 04-07-2016 12:19 PM
View steve's profile

help with species - Teak? Mahogany?

04-07-2016 01:20 AM by steve

Woman had this bookcase made by a boat builder friend of hers years ago…...

6 04-07-2016 12:08 PM
View mc269's profile

Large, Odd, maple burl??

04-06-2016 03:20 PM by mc269

Ran across this huge burl maple stump the other day and wondering what I shou...

0 04-06-2016 03:20 PM
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Compressed Pine

04-05-2016 08:56 PM by Wayland

I have a stack of common pine. It’s a very soft wood and mostly warped...

7 04-06-2016 02:16 AM

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