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How much is black walnut worth?

02-23-2016 06:41 PM by Omar157

I picked up a bunch of scraps and full length pieces of black walnut on Sunda...

9 02-26-2016 07:36 PM
View tool_junkie's profile

Lumber Shops / Mills in or around Tampa Bay Area?

02-25-2016 04:42 AM by tool_junkie

I recently moved to Tampa Bay area and I am looking for saw mills to buy roug...

6 02-26-2016 03:19 PM
View roer's profile

MDF vs. Plywood for jigs, table tops etc.

07-07-2011 05:58 PM by roer

Hi All of us want the table top for our router table to be dead flat and o...

20 02-26-2016 02:20 AM
View Voo's profile

White Ash - uneven color - oxidation? fading?

02-24-2016 03:34 AM by Voo

Hey, I just picked up some new ash lumber which looked like a consistent c...

9 02-25-2016 01:37 AM
View MCalderon's profile

Over 100 year old red oak

02-13-2016 04:49 PM by MCalderon

I am a framing apprentice, currently on a restoration/addition project on a 1...

6 02-25-2016 12:37 AM
View Mrkane's profile

Tree identification

02-23-2016 10:41 PM by Mrkane

A beaver took down this tree. I’m curious what kind of tree it might be...

5 02-24-2016 02:26 PM
View Omar157's profile

Old lumber

02-23-2016 06:22 PM by Omar157

Can someone tell me what kind of wood the old 2×4 were?How do they look ...

8 02-24-2016 04:55 AM
View Jim's profile

Light Tone Wood Species

02-08-2016 03:05 PM by Jim

Hey friends, I’m about to order wood species for a big job. The lumber ...

19 02-23-2016 03:29 PM
View Johnson32's profile

Brand new to wood turning. I have a very dumb question

02-20-2016 07:15 PM by Johnson32

Just getting into wood turning and looking into all the different kinds of wo...

8 02-22-2016 06:52 AM
View bdresch's profile

Help identifying salvaged trim species.

02-17-2016 03:43 AM by bdresch

I just saved a bunch of beautiful doors and casings from an old four square t...

1 02-22-2016 03:55 AM
View Tom's profile

Old particle board furniture - keep or dump

02-20-2016 06:25 PM by Tom

We’re doing a bit of house cleaning and have a 15+ year old entertainme...

13 02-21-2016 07:19 AM
View Whitewalls's profile

Silver Maple slab MC

02-20-2016 02:38 PM by Whitewalls

I had some Silver Maple that I saved from being firewood milled a little over...

2 02-21-2016 05:23 AM
View GeoffKatz's profile

Wood Identification Help

02-17-2016 01:36 AM by GeoffKatz

Hello Everybody. I’m interested in building an outdoor structure with ...

11 02-20-2016 07:07 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Chainsaw Mill Questions

02-19-2016 11:34 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys! I recently bucked and split a big 20 foot long 24”ish whit...

10 02-20-2016 12:57 PM
View Liveedgewoodtables's profile

Where can I get ahold of a kiln drying schedule for 10/4 Black Walnut?

02-18-2016 06:44 PM by Liveedgewoodtables

Well, I guess the whole question is in my title. I have quite a bit of wide l...

4 02-19-2016 01:30 AM
View tyler's profile

Salvaged Wood Species I.D.

02-16-2016 06:40 AM by tyler

I just received a good amount of salvaged wood from a buddy that I think was ...

21 02-18-2016 12:57 PM
View KnifeLife's profile

Is red oak safe for end grain cutting boards

05-16-2011 04:55 PM by KnifeLife

I saw a coment that Red Oak is NOT safe for cutting boards (end grain or Long...

14 02-17-2016 09:42 PM
View garlandkr's profile

Sweetgum checking like crazy, butterflies?

02-14-2016 05:08 PM by garlandkr

So I bought this piece a few months ago and did some cleaning up on it then l...

7 02-16-2016 02:23 AM
View ppg677's profile

Newbie question: is planing down 4/4 the best way to get 1/2" stock? (versus Menards)

02-14-2016 04:48 PM by ppg677

I’m still using Menards boards for my projects. $4/board-foot for S4S ...

7 02-15-2016 03:03 PM
View sawedoff's profile

Best way to finish live edge

02-14-2016 10:45 PM by sawedoff

I have about a 3” thick piece of mesquite that was cut out of a tree. I...

2 02-15-2016 02:04 AM

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