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Small historic reclaimed wood gloat

06-08-2014 09:05 PM by LiveEdge

I was looking for some barnwood to build a desk out of and came across a Crai...

1 02-01-2015 10:35 PM
View yooper's profile

Chestnut wood gloat and question for the experts?

02-01-2015 10:26 PM by yooper

All, I just scored about 25-26 bf of reclaimed chestnut – all a legit 2...

0 02-01-2015 10:26 PM
View pdxrealtor's profile

So confused on what lumber to use for a patio cover

01-31-2015 10:54 PM by pdxrealtor

I think I’ve reached the paralysis by over-analysis stage. I’m...

33 02-01-2015 09:37 PM
View cdv's profile

Strength of solid oak or 2 pc lamination

01-30-2015 02:34 PM by cdv

I recently completed a Zig Zag chair. The plans called for 1 1/4” x 1 ...

3 01-31-2015 06:21 PM
View DKV's profile

My Italian Box - Part 1

11-23-2013 10:42 PM by DKV

A lot of you guys salvage all kinds of wood and reuse it to build some very n...

7 01-31-2015 01:25 AM
View 1voyager1's profile

Need to straighten a piece of oak

03-25-2015 11:23 AM by 1voyager1

I need to replace a section of counter top edging.It has a cross section that...

23 01-30-2015 07:46 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Plywood or boards?

01-29-2015 08:26 PM by RussellAP

The upright part of the shelves in the picture could be boards or plywood...

7 01-29-2015 10:10 PM
View nate22's profile

polyshades minwax stain

04-15-2011 03:34 PM by nate22

I am getting ready to use one of minwax stains that is called polyshades. It...

27 01-29-2015 09:44 PM
View Spriggy's profile

Where to find green wood/logs?

01-26-2015 08:49 PM by Spriggy

I know most people probably don’t have this issue, but since I have sta...

10 01-29-2015 02:53 PM
View altendky's profile

Tiling with 'brazilian pecan', what would the 'real' species be?

01-28-2015 11:38 PM by altendky

I am working on tiling my bathroom and my wife picked out the white brazilian...

1 01-29-2015 04:57 AM
View Marcus's profile

Live edge or slab lumber in the Minneapolis MN area?

05-16-2013 12:02 PM by Marcus

Do any of my fellow tundra thumpers up here in MN have a good source for liv...

14 01-29-2015 01:51 AM
View Valeria's profile

What type of wood is this?

01-26-2015 02:13 PM by Valeria

I’m refinishing an old table. Can anyone identify what this wood is...

12 01-27-2015 10:58 PM
View jdogg17873's profile

Beetle Kill Blue Pine

01-26-2015 02:12 PM by jdogg17873

I’m looking to purchase some beetle kill pine- does anyone know a good...

2 01-27-2015 05:28 AM
View NoSpace's profile

Veneer from firewood question...

01-26-2015 10:04 PM by NoSpace

It occured to me while walking into the grocery store the other day and seein...

5 01-27-2015 05:17 AM
View ErikF's profile

American chestnut ID

01-25-2015 10:39 PM by ErikF

I’ve seen a few post on here about this wood but I thought I would post...

7 01-26-2015 04:11 PM
View gbinco's profile

Why is walnut ply so lightly colored?

01-24-2015 06:02 PM by gbinco

I’m relatively new to working and I’ve never used hardwood ply be...

7 01-25-2015 03:18 PM
View richjohn3333's profile

Ponderosa Pine Wood Slabs - Arizona

03-11-2014 01:37 AM by richjohn3333

If anyone lives in the Phoenix Metro area of Arizona, I have some wide Ponder...

3 01-25-2015 02:59 PM
View rustfever's profile

Please help idnetify this wood

01-24-2015 11:55 PM by rustfever

A local tree service dropped off a log, claiming it to be ‘Fruitless Pe...

5 01-25-2015 05:17 AM
View Rick M.'s profile

This arrived on my birthday

01-24-2015 09:48 PM by Rick M.

A fellow LJ who I will not name so they are not besieged with requests (They ...

7 01-25-2015 04:39 AM
View texretvet's profile

Made some mesquite lumber

01-24-2015 06:12 PM by texretvet

The first 2 pics are some mesquite lumber that I finished up last night. The ...

2 01-25-2015 01:57 AM

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