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Is a large Maple covere in burls worth trying to sell?

12-30-2014 02:48 AM by wrecklessranch

My parents have a large maple on their property in Western WA that is covered...

5 12-30-2014 04:28 PM
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Wood Acclimation

12-30-2014 03:49 AM by archwwc

Greetings, After making some cutting boards as Christmas gifts this year, ...

2 12-30-2014 01:02 PM
View BMichs75's profile

Hardwood for interior shop siding

12-30-2014 12:14 AM by BMichs75

Woodworking brain trust,I am planning my spring shop build of a 30×50 sh...

5 12-30-2014 12:24 PM
View R1ch's profile

Spanish Cedar

12-30-2014 04:12 AM by R1ch

Can anyone help point me in the correct direction for a source of spanish ced...

1 12-30-2014 04:35 AM
View keith204's profile

Utilizing this Sassafras lumber with mildew?

12-10-2014 04:17 AM by keith204

I’m building some kitchen cabinets for our basement, using this Sassafr...

17 12-30-2014 02:23 AM
View ezgnann's profile

Cutting a circular top

12-29-2014 03:04 PM by ezgnann

Recently, I acquired some pieces of 1 3/4 oak and I want to make a circular t...

12 12-30-2014 12:36 AM
View JohnnyBravo635's profile

Air dried moisture content

12-29-2014 05:56 PM by JohnnyBravo635

I used my saw mill to cut 1” thick cherry slabs. They have air dried f...

6 12-29-2014 10:00 PM
View Chris's profile

Fiddleback Maple - availability / tech question

12-29-2014 07:01 AM by Chris

I was wondering if anyone is familiar with the largest pieces of Fiddleback M...

3 12-29-2014 08:39 PM
View pidaster's profile

Help with Cherry that doesn't stop moving.

12-28-2014 11:49 PM by pidaster

I had a cherry tree milled last summer, they plain sawed it and kiln dried it...

7 12-29-2014 03:36 PM
View becikeja's profile

Twisted Wood

12-28-2014 01:59 PM by becikeja

I am a weekend warrior and could use some advice. I got, what I thought was ...

8 12-28-2014 10:39 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

What's so great about mahogany?

12-26-2014 07:53 AM by Purrmaster

I keep thinking I need to make something out genuine (Honduran) mahogany. I ...

20 12-28-2014 08:29 AM
View Belg1960's profile

making wooden printers boxes

05-05-2011 06:56 PM by Belg1960

Good afternoon, I was wondering if there was any tips for creating these type...

15 12-27-2014 11:10 PM
View Patrick's profile

Searching for an online Banak lumber dealer

12-26-2014 07:58 PM by Patrick

I’ve worked with many species of lumber but one of my favorites is Bana...

6 12-27-2014 01:24 AM
View Marcus's profile

Live Edge/Crotch Walnut - Premium Price?

02-11-2013 02:26 PM by Marcus

I have an idea in my head for a live edge walnut desk so I started hunting ar...

15 12-26-2014 03:56 PM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Bench top lumber mill sequence question

12-25-2014 11:17 PM by Troy Cleckler

Finally, shop is in order, dust collection is complete and working good and I...

3 12-26-2014 02:32 PM
View zombolina's profile

Drying Olive Wood?

12-25-2014 06:39 PM by zombolina

Hi Lumberjocks, Christmas came early when I lucked into some olive burl fr...

1 12-25-2014 10:28 PM
View canoecraig's profile

MDF core plywood, good or bad choice for an entertainment center

12-24-2014 04:26 PM by canoecraig

i live in northeast Indiana and have no place to purchase cabinet grade plywo...

7 12-25-2014 01:57 PM
View fran35's profile

slab ID

12-23-2014 03:42 PM by fran35

Hey everyone,I need some help. I purchased this slab at an auction. The label...

23 12-24-2014 09:44 PM
View JacksonDogCarvesToo's profile

Harvesting / Working with Ficus (Benjamina) Wood ?

12-24-2014 05:28 PM by JacksonDogCarvesToo

There is a ficus which was a houseplant in the NE US, then was planted in FL ...

2 12-24-2014 09:01 PM
View tugboat1980's profile

Help with Walnut Slab flatness

12-17-2014 06:09 PM by tugboat1980

First post here! I bought a bookmatched set of walnut slabs and intend on mak...

23 12-24-2014 04:35 PM

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