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American Elm

09-25-2016 09:57 PM by Dusty56

Does anyone have any experience working with Am. Elm? Specifically staining a...

9 10-23-2016 12:15 AM
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Clear epoxy vs black epoxy for voids

10-11-2016 12:36 PM by atilla

HiI am building a sliding barn door for my study. I am making it out of waln...

5 10-22-2016 08:31 PM
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Bugs in White Oak

10-15-2016 07:48 PM by nealius

Hi All, I picked up some white oak from my local hardwood sawyer a couple ...

15 10-22-2016 01:23 PM
View Rick M's profile

Can you help identify this tree?

10-16-2016 11:57 PM by Rick M

My best guess is sweet gum, can anyone confirm or deny? Location is Raleigh N...

14 10-22-2016 09:58 AM
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Free Norway Maple

10-21-2016 02:54 PM by maxhall

Hey everyone a guy down the street from me has a Norway maple that’...

0 10-21-2016 02:54 PM
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Freshly cut wood for bandsaw box?

10-21-2016 12:22 PM by Leonardthecat

My dad just finished building a portable saw mill and is starting to slice up...

1 10-21-2016 12:35 PM
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Material for Cheap/Quick workbench

10-20-2016 03:48 AM by kocgolf

I am about ready to build myself a decent hand tool bench, but it’s goi...

10 10-20-2016 03:18 PM
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10-20-2016 02:57 AM by alittleoff

I was sent this picture of some wood for sale. 4.00 per ft. He says it’...

3 10-20-2016 03:38 AM
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Join Team SABLE?

10-20-2016 12:58 AM by socrbent

I heard this on NPR this morning in an interview with a car/motorcycle model ...

0 10-20-2016 12:58 AM
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Reclaimed Trailer Floor

01-02-2015 03:18 PM by Bark to Blade

Hey All, Anyone ever remove trailer flooring? It’s the 1” wood...

6 10-19-2016 08:48 PM
View Clarkie's profile

When you are ready..

10-17-2016 03:45 PM by Clarkie

Good morning jocks, sitting here thinking of the dilemma of ridding the shop ...

11 10-19-2016 11:35 AM
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600 yr old white oak

10-18-2016 01:33 AM by corelz125

A 600 year old white oak is scheduled to be cut down. The tree is in Basking ...

10 10-19-2016 10:48 AM
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Exterior louvered utility door replacement

10-17-2016 11:04 AM by cjccmc

With the tract homes in my neighborhood at 30+ years the original wood lo...

3 10-18-2016 05:47 PM
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Walnut sapwood and heartwood are mixed ( look at pic)

10-17-2016 11:05 AM by Thaney9

I milled up a pretty large walnut, all live edge slabs. And it’s al...

1 10-17-2016 12:40 PM
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Trying to ID some wood

10-17-2016 11:03 AM by sarge74

I planed out a bunch of reclaimed wood. Trying to ID these boards. Any help w...

0 10-17-2016 11:03 AM
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Removing Twist From a Live Edge Slab

10-12-2016 01:34 AM by JustinTyme

I am currently working with a live edge slab from a sweet gum tree. The whole...

8 10-15-2016 11:20 PM
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Day Trip to Woodcraft, Birmingham Al.

10-04-2016 12:32 PM by RandyinFlorida

Is there anything else for a woodworking fanatic worth seeing in or near Birm...

20 10-15-2016 10:28 PM
View irish620's profile

How would you Attach these wood strips ?

10-13-2016 07:50 PM by irish620

Hey Guys, I’m making this decorative wall art piece from 2’...

3 10-14-2016 02:15 PM
View DirtyMike's profile

Cupping and splitting in slabs

10-13-2016 07:23 PM by DirtyMike

Hello all, I just left my local wood supplier where they carry large slabs ...

7 10-14-2016 01:25 PM
View Marn64's profile

Need help doing a bookmatch

10-13-2016 08:06 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,I have this piece of red cedar that I want cut for a guitar top...

2 10-14-2016 12:27 AM

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