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Are two 3/4' boards glued together stronger than an 1 1/2' board?

09-03-2015 12:30 AM by steveinaz

I’m building my first chair. I was able to purchase used 3/4” red...

8 09-03-2015 11:57 AM
View Billy E's profile

Why is it so hard to find untreated 4x and 6x lumber?

09-01-2015 06:15 PM by Billy E

So I thought I would make it easier on myself by using 4x or even 6x SYP for ...

14 09-03-2015 01:39 AM
View louxwe's profile

Help with restoring antique Japanese wooden hibachi

09-02-2015 11:47 PM by louxwe

I need help finding some wood or finding an alternative/substitute an...

1 09-02-2015 11:49 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

good side up or down?

09-01-2015 08:19 PM by daddywoofdawg

I’m cutting some A/C ply with a circular saw,and can’t remember g...

7 09-02-2015 08:06 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

Find a place to waste a afternoon

09-01-2015 06:46 PM by daddywoofdawg

I haven’t been there to far away, but have seen the photos,Nice place t...

0 09-01-2015 06:46 PM
View Seamus0559's profile

Spalted maple safe for cutting boards?

08-31-2015 10:50 PM by Seamus0559

I was able to pick up about 60-70 live edge spalted maple boards for free rec...

2 08-31-2015 11:43 PM
View Mdsa's profile

Cleaning up old boards

08-31-2015 09:37 PM by Mdsa

Helped dismantle an old shed and came home with lots of rough cut pine. Most...

1 08-31-2015 09:48 PM
View Cliff 's profile

I Scored some Free Timber

08-29-2015 05:21 AM by Cliff

Just a little note regarding something that I am sure gives great joy to all ...

14 08-30-2015 10:00 AM
View Markn1975's profile

Where to buy quality large flitch cut slabs

08-28-2015 05:19 PM by Markn1975

Hi everyone. I’m trying to price up a dining table like the one in t...

6 08-29-2015 01:58 PM
View Aaron33's profile

How to cut a live edge slab????

08-24-2015 09:36 PM by Aaron33

Hello everyone I’m working on a live edge slab project and am getting c...

14 08-27-2015 06:52 PM
View RichardDePetris's profile

Found Beutifully Figured Lumber being thrown away

08-25-2015 02:50 AM by RichardDePetris

This weekend I was driving through my residential neighborhood and saw someth...

8 08-27-2015 02:39 AM
View MikeyCZ's profile

Large Oak Tree with Burl - Best way to cut it.

08-25-2015 01:55 PM by MikeyCZ

Hello! A buddy of mine found a very large stump that washed down the river...

10 08-26-2015 05:58 PM
View ChipByrd's profile

Hardwood Lumber in West Michigan.

08-20-2013 03:57 AM by ChipByrd

I am in Holland, MI (near Grand Rapids, MI). Any suggestions for places to p...

13 08-26-2015 05:39 PM
View soob's profile

What would this be? (another wood ID thread)

08-20-2015 01:32 PM by soob

I got this from a local wood dealer. They call it “monkeywood&#...

16 08-26-2015 05:03 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Bloodwood veneer

08-25-2015 01:48 AM by lateralus819

Anyone know a good source to get some Bloodwood veneer? I only need a small a...

1 08-25-2015 02:30 AM
View Rivercitykenb's profile

Was this a good deal?

08-24-2015 01:47 AM by Rivercitykenb

I feel like I got a great deal on some lumber from a local vendor. I got all ...

13 08-24-2015 11:39 PM
View GravyBones's profile

Need help identifying species of this slab

05-04-2015 12:44 AM by GravyBones

Hey all, I have a really neat slab of wood that is 5 feet by 2 feet and is 7/...

16 08-24-2015 04:31 PM
View splintergroup's profile

Wood Identification Please! (exotics)

08-23-2015 12:27 PM by splintergroup

I got some chunks of wood from the neighbor the other day and I’m at a ...

8 08-24-2015 03:08 PM
View oliussw's profile

Species for table legs and apron

08-23-2015 03:47 PM by oliussw

I am a newer woodworker and lurker on this site for several months. I am curr...

8 08-24-2015 02:38 AM
View cracknpop's profile

UGH, Thanks Bill! Now what???

06-19-2015 09:00 PM by cracknpop

Thanks tropical storm Bill!!! When I started this project 2 weeks ago, wood ...

8 08-23-2015 09:29 PM

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