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Another what is it wood?. . . . . Locust?

02-21-2017 04:03 PM by bigblockyeti

I have only end grain and bark from this ~5” diameter branch or small t...

8 02-24-2017 02:08 AM
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02-20-2017 09:26 PM by mike123789

Hi Guys, Quick question. I am making end grain cutting boards. I am taking...

10 02-23-2017 01:41 AM
View Forro's profile

Plywood source in Utah

02-22-2017 02:49 PM by Forro

Hey, any fellow woodworkers in Utah that know of a good source for quality pl...

1 02-22-2017 07:14 PM
View RoughWoodworker's profile

where to find 5/4 x 8" x 10 cedar

02-22-2017 02:49 PM by RoughWoodworker

Any ideas where to find 5/4×8” x 10 (or any length for that matter...

3 02-22-2017 04:04 PM
View Jeff_in_LSMO's profile

Spiraled Elm - Is it even remotely stable?

02-21-2017 08:24 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

So my father-in-law pulled aside a large elm log from a job site and asked if...

4 02-21-2017 11:27 PM
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Bowling Alley Pine & Maple PLANE-ABLE?

12-31-2012 01:02 AM by NyTxTrialAtty

Hello fellow LJs. I have decided to pry apart the 8 sections of bowling alley...

16 02-21-2017 09:56 PM
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02-21-2017 06:05 PM by 52areaguard

Hi, I am currently active duty which is why I am asking this question and I a...

5 02-21-2017 08:00 PM
View PJwood's profile

Big cookies

02-14-2017 04:39 AM by PJwood

I wanted to make cookies from a 22” branch of maple. I am familiar Gene...

3 02-21-2017 05:33 PM
View contento's profile

Beautiful burl - need some insight

02-21-2017 04:29 PM by contento

I picked up this beauty yesterday, and I’m trying to decide what it is ...

4 02-21-2017 04:48 PM
View Mike Turner's profile

Drying Cherry Limb

02-19-2017 07:36 PM by Mike Turner

I found a wild cherry limb while walking.It had a nice twist in it like some ...

2 02-21-2017 09:01 AM
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01-31-2017 12:23 AM by johnhutchinson

I saw this today and immediately added it to my to-NOT-do list. I think it...

60 02-20-2017 03:22 AM
View ravensrock's profile

What kind of wood do you think this is?

02-17-2017 11:52 PM by ravensrock

This is the left arm of a porch swing. I had someone ask if I could make a m...

12 02-19-2017 02:49 PM
View jenyf1r's profile

Buyer for Large Whole Maple Burl

02-13-2017 02:08 PM by jenyf1r

I’m looking to buy a large whole maple burl with good figure – at least...

2 02-18-2017 04:59 PM
View Will Merrit's profile

Any Ideas on this Grain Feature

02-17-2017 03:30 PM by Will Merrit

This is from a piece of 350 year old sinker Heart Pine. I am not sure what t...

3 02-17-2017 07:03 PM
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02-16-2017 01:25 PM by Closclos

If anyone is intererested in manzanita burls or branches let me know so we ca...

3 02-16-2017 07:17 PM
View Brett Gray's profile

Can anyone tell me the identification of this wood?

02-13-2017 02:06 PM by Brett Gray

I just bought this piece of wood from a guy who bought an old, ru...

31 02-16-2017 12:38 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Source for 8/4 Genuine Mahagony

01-16-2017 03:56 AM by CharlesA

I need about 36 bf of Genuine Mahogany, 24 of it in 8/4. I’d get it fr...

15 02-16-2017 12:57 AM
View bennesh1's profile

Need Help Choosing Wood Type for a Bench Project

01-19-2017 10:41 PM by bennesh1

I’m planning to build a dining table bench to match my Mother-In-Laws t...

11 02-14-2017 06:50 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Sycamore log

02-14-2017 02:35 PM by rwe2156

Got this from a friend in the tree business. One of the biggest I’ve s...

2 02-14-2017 05:41 PM
View Frazeran's profile

Green Colored Maple

02-02-2017 06:47 PM by Frazeran

All, Brand new to the forum so I hope this is the right place to post ...

8 02-14-2017 02:44 PM

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