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What Kind Of Wood Is This?

09-07-2017 05:25 PM by LoyalAppleGeek

Greetings and salutations LumberJocks! I recently took apart a set of old din...

30 09-16-2017 10:00 PM
View Stephen2017's profile

Is this Big Leaf Maple?

09-16-2017 02:03 AM by Stephen2017

I bought a rough cut slab off of some guy for next to nothing, (he cut the wo...

6 09-16-2017 08:24 PM
View QLucas's profile

Snakewood cribbage board?

09-16-2017 04:01 AM by QLucas

Ever since seeing snakewood online, I’ve been fascinated with the idea ...

2 09-16-2017 07:23 PM
View AZWoody's profile

Fun lumber ID quiz #5

09-10-2017 04:22 AM by AZWoody

Well, since we already know that number 4 was going to be Alder, might as wel...

127 09-16-2017 05:40 PM
View Lenning's profile

Can anyone identify this wood? And approx value?

09-16-2017 01:45 AM by Lenning

6 09-16-2017 02:58 PM
View mike12ophone's profile

Which [Ply]wood for Walnut-ish Result?

09-14-2017 04:34 PM by mike12ophone

I’m building a storage bench on a tight budget so plywood will be the way to ...

8 09-15-2017 05:43 PM
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Suppliers in Utah Valley

09-14-2017 09:30 PM by Ruitedwoodworks

Hey I am just starting out on my own building custom furniture, built-ins, an...

1 09-15-2017 01:36 AM
View Shahidan's profile

Thick planks

09-14-2017 03:41 PM by Shahidan

I have eight pieces of timber each measuring 2inches x 11 inches x 42 inches ...

5 09-15-2017 01:20 AM
View Dan's profile

Reactions to wood species

03-19-2014 05:17 PM by Dan

Negative reactions that is. I’m wondering how many LJ,s out there have ...

24 09-14-2017 05:27 PM
View intheshop's profile

my purpleheart ain't purple!!

11-13-2011 11:39 PM by intheshop

I bought a piece of purpleheart the other day, and the faces of it are a deep...

23 09-13-2017 09:52 PM
View fazhou's profile

splitting spruce. Froe shape matter?

09-13-2017 09:02 PM by fazhou

Hello all, I had ( repeat, had) a stash of Sitka guitar brace blanks that I r...

2 09-13-2017 09:37 PM
View Andybb's profile

Wood prices...Does this seem right?

09-11-2017 11:39 PM by Andybb

Does this sound right? I have a few threads going as I get set up to do a ...

15 09-13-2017 12:01 AM
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Finding wood in western New York

09-11-2017 07:35 PM by CosmicPotato

I’m new to the wood working scene I have taking a couple classes and gr...

6 09-12-2017 05:03 PM
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Is treated lumber safe to use for indoor projects?

09-11-2017 07:35 PM by jrturtle

I saw some forums that pressure treated lumber can be bad to use indoors beca...

9 09-12-2017 11:55 AM
View Andybb's profile

Wood I.D. (not a quiz)

09-11-2017 09:01 PM by Andybb

I have an opportunity to build some jewelry boxes for a local art shop and as...

4 09-11-2017 09:21 PM
View Pitt5280's profile

Advice on large pieces of teak

09-09-2017 01:17 PM by Pitt5280

First world problem: I have three large pieces of old teak (2×6x115, 2&...

9 09-10-2017 03:21 AM
View Dan Wolfgang's profile

Wood identification help

09-09-2017 08:28 PM by Dan Wolfgang

I picked up a few pieces of wood today, simply because I liked them and the p...

6 09-10-2017 12:03 AM
View Lenning's profile

What's the best way to find the live edge slabs I'm looking for?

09-08-2017 01:47 PM by Lenning

I’m just starting out….I mean JUST starting out. I’m still ...

5 09-09-2017 10:21 PM
View Chris Cook's profile

More fun and wood identification

08-27-2017 03:56 PM by Chris Cook

Yes, it’s me again with another round of wood identification. This tim...

23 09-09-2017 01:17 AM
View leftcoaster's profile

Filling gaps in cherry

09-06-2017 05:59 PM by leftcoaster

I have a panel of beautifully figured cherry. There are a couple of gaps tha...

11 09-09-2017 12:24 AM

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