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Short Pieces of Pear Wood

03-03-2017 12:47 AM by Ryan Sandler

A about a year and a half ago a co-worker cut down a pear tree in his back ya...

5 03-03-2017 02:27 AM
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Wood ID

03-02-2017 02:45 PM by WillyWarbucks

Hi there, I just received a little pack of various types of hardwood and was ...

7 03-02-2017 10:07 PM
View christherookie's profile

3/4 or 7/8?

02-27-2017 09:32 PM by christherookie

I’m building a project in which 80% of it is lumber with a thickness of...

11 03-02-2017 04:16 AM
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Maple for a coffee table

02-27-2017 01:46 PM by HarleySoftailDeuce

Hello LJ members, I have offered to tutor a friend through a coffee table ...

11 03-02-2017 01:41 AM
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Air vs Kiln for Cutting Boards

02-28-2017 03:44 PM by AaronH36

Hello all. New to the forums and been lurking around for couple months rea...

2 03-02-2017 01:25 AM
View Lee's profile

composite decking

02-20-2017 07:45 PM by Lee

I was thinking of using it to build a frame for my outside back door.Will it ...

4 03-01-2017 11:10 PM
View dw75's profile

black cherry burl or what?

03-01-2017 04:27 PM by dw75

Hello all, This is my first post and was wondering what I’ve g...

3 03-01-2017 10:21 PM
View BradN's profile

What is Live Edge, and how do I get it?

11-09-2016 09:58 PM by BradN

Obviously I am new, and I have three pics with different degrees of bark/live...

18 03-01-2017 03:25 PM
View reytt's profile

Suggestion for wood for a growth chart?

02-28-2017 02:27 AM by reytt

I have 11 month old twins and I would like to build a growth chart to track t...

10 02-28-2017 06:04 PM
View FreeRangeWoodworker's profile

Wood expansion--why I doubt.

02-23-2017 01:28 AM by FreeRangeWoodworker

One of my favorite YouTube woodworkers made a comment in one of his great bui...

27 02-27-2017 08:10 PM
View Rick M's profile

Mahogany veneer drawer fronts, keep or toss?

02-27-2017 12:11 AM by Rick M

I salvaged the drawers from a dresser a while back, for the 1/4” solid ...

12 02-27-2017 08:07 PM
View AZWoody's profile

Attaching veneer to plywood

02-27-2017 12:06 AM by AZWoody

I have a lot of pieces of eucalyptus and cottonwood that dried very wavy and ...

5 02-27-2017 02:56 PM
View bondogaposis's profile

Veneers, where do you get them?

02-26-2017 07:27 PM by bondogaposis

I have an upcoming project that will require some veneering. Where are the b...

7 02-26-2017 09:08 PM
View marc_rosen's profile

Does time of year when a tree is cut affect its lumber's stability?

02-26-2017 12:46 AM by marc_rosen

Hey Gang,Regardless of how lumber is dried- kiln dried or air dried- will it ...

4 02-26-2017 12:32 PM
View Halman's profile

Cherry that's been sitting around

02-26-2017 12:12 AM by Halman

Hi all, I have been approached by an individual that has some cherry that ...

6 02-26-2017 04:31 AM
View Sydla's profile

Joining boards end to end.......

01-23-2017 09:16 PM by Sydla

I am currently working on a shiplap wall project for my wife. I plan on rout...

16 02-24-2017 11:33 PM
View christherookie's profile

Plywood choice - will get painted

02-24-2017 03:19 PM by christherookie

My wife has a project for me to create a daybed for a spare bedroom. She wan...

6 02-24-2017 10:48 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Another what is it wood?. . . . . Locust?

02-21-2017 04:03 PM by bigblockyeti

I have only end grain and bark from this ~5” diameter branch or small t...

8 02-24-2017 02:08 AM
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02-20-2017 09:26 PM by mike123789

Hi Guys, Quick question. I am making end grain cutting boards. I am taking...

10 02-23-2017 01:41 AM
View Forro's profile

Plywood source in Utah

02-22-2017 02:49 PM by Forro

Hey, any fellow woodworkers in Utah that know of a good source for quality pl...

1 02-22-2017 07:14 PM

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