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Northern NJ area wood sources

01-06-2015 04:09 AM by sawedoff

I am getting close to getting my shop back set up since my move. Does anyone...

5 01-06-2015 06:26 PM
View JeffP's profile

The end is near...

01-04-2015 01:56 PM by JeffP

...well, at least when you view it from the perspective of how slowly a tree ...

17 01-06-2015 04:14 PM
View Padriac Riley's profile

Rough Lumber vs BORG Lumber

01-02-2015 10:51 PM by Padriac Riley

I have been doing carpentry/woodworking ever since I was a kid but there are ...

61 01-06-2015 03:52 PM
View 40jeff's profile

Identifying Old Barn Wood

01-02-2014 10:08 PM by 40jeff

Could anyone identify this lumber. I’ve been told it is che...

27 01-06-2015 03:49 PM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

Uses for vertical grain redwood

12-31-2014 02:01 PM by JoeRPhilly

I just picked up a few 1×12 clear vertical grain redwood boards from cl...

2 01-06-2015 03:34 AM
View SaRoOl's profile

Augusta, GA a dead zone?

06-04-2012 12:09 AM by SaRoOl

I know this has been asked in the past, but the other posts were a bit old so...

24 01-05-2015 07:20 PM
View Tim_CPWD 's profile

Wood for Cutting Boards... Are there woods to avoid when making them?

01-02-2015 10:15 AM by Tim_CPWD

I see a lot of different cutting boards on this site. Many of which are very...

7 01-05-2015 03:07 PM
View MattyMattAg's profile

10+ year old milled black walnut...

01-05-2015 03:14 AM by MattyMattAg

My father-in-law has had some rough sawn black walnut sitting in his barn for...

11 01-05-2015 03:01 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Large diameter laminated ball

12-31-2014 10:06 PM by PhillipRCW

Does anyone know where I can find a wood ball larger than 5” Ideally ne...

8 01-05-2015 02:56 PM
View Dadobird's profile

ant removal

12-30-2014 03:54 PM by Dadobird

hey y’all. first post here. i’m new to the site. For a Christm...

13 01-04-2015 09:35 PM
View tws's profile

large wood for table top

01-03-2015 07:58 PM by tws

greetings, i am looking to purchase a large solid hardwood piece for a sid...

8 01-04-2015 06:48 PM
View Nate1's profile

Help Identifying - Pictures

01-03-2015 02:44 PM by Nate1

I am looking for help identifying wood species in the photos below. What I kn...

11 01-04-2015 12:58 PM
View Drewbaby27's profile

Is reclaiming some furniture wood worth it?

01-03-2015 04:10 AM by Drewbaby27

Couldn’t find if anything like this has been posted, so if it has my ap...

14 01-04-2015 02:55 AM
View docspencer's profile

Finding Exotic Wood Scraps

12-24-2014 11:03 PM by docspencer

My wife wants me to make something that would hold her spatulas near out cook...

14 01-04-2015 02:55 AM
View grumpy749's profile

how to add some moisture to very dry spanish cedar

01-03-2015 01:00 AM by grumpy749

Hey jocks, I am building a cigar humidor for a birthday gift for a very good ...

3 01-04-2015 12:32 AM
View Josh's profile

Selecting the right wood for the project.

01-03-2015 04:40 PM by Josh

Jocks, I beginning the work on a bedroom set based on a collection from Re...

6 01-03-2015 11:15 PM
View EricTy's profile

Leftover tractor trailer decking

12-27-2013 04:29 PM by EricTy

Hi All, So I have this left over tractor trailer decking. I’ve got ...

11 01-02-2015 04:13 PM
View amagineer's profile

Is this Lignum Vitae?

09-26-2011 09:55 PM by amagineer

I just purchased this piece of wood from an tag sale and was told by ...

14 01-02-2015 03:59 PM
View Prizen's profile

What types of projects would these 5ft oak planks be suitable for

12-28-2014 08:38 PM by Prizen

Hi guys, Haven’t been on the tools in a long time but 55 of thes...

15 01-02-2015 12:49 AM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Is this worth it?

12-29-2014 10:48 PM by Kaleb the Swede Is the wood even wo...

9 01-01-2015 05:42 PM

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