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Preventing cupping without glue

12-19-2014 04:55 PM by Rayne

Hello LJ community, I am in the process of making some keepsake boxes li...

4 12-20-2014 12:44 AM
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Cedar Drink Coasters

12-11-2014 12:11 AM by MillarTime

I recently made some small planters from cedar fence pickets. I had a little ...

2 12-19-2014 12:01 PM
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American chestnut (Castanea denata)

08-29-2014 05:13 AM by TreeMendous

I have approximately 2100 board feet of american chestnut that started out as...

19 12-19-2014 05:05 AM
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Will we get access to Cuban mahogany?

12-18-2014 11:03 AM by Purrmaster

There have been some changes in US policy towards Cuba. I really am not inte...

10 12-19-2014 01:21 AM
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Tick piece of pine

12-18-2014 09:33 PM by bumba4

I have a piece of pine 30in. long by 13in. wide by 4 in. thick. Any ideas wha...

1 12-18-2014 10:07 PM
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Found some wood in my garage...

12-17-2014 04:06 PM by mikeynice

In the never-ending process of getting my shop together, I decided to clear o...

17 12-18-2014 07:51 PM
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Thermal Treatment of Wood

12-10-2014 03:44 PM by Redoak49

I got a plan for a toy dump truck and it showed using thermally treated or he...

3 12-17-2014 05:51 PM
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Spalted Maple wood, do I need to stabilize

12-16-2014 10:08 PM by Michigander

I hope I didn’t screw upI purchased Spalted Maple wood for a table for ...

4 12-17-2014 05:41 PM
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New Species? Glitter Walnut

12-16-2014 07:18 PM by Jenine

Just finished resawing some walnut and passed the first board through the pla...

8 12-17-2014 03:02 PM
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Why are all the colorful woods from the tropics?

12-11-2014 12:57 PM by Purrmaster

This is a question that has been eating at me for a year. When I look thro...

27 12-17-2014 12:42 AM
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Help identifying this Mahogany species

12-13-2014 12:29 AM by steve

These are pics from a Desk I have in for repairs.I have asked questions on th...

10 12-16-2014 08:36 PM
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Laminating wood question

12-16-2014 05:52 PM by fudzeffer

Hi guys, I wanted to pick your brains about a project I am looking at doin...

1 12-16-2014 06:48 PM
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Augusta Ga Lumber/Wood Source

12-15-2014 08:50 PM by gadget086

I just moved to Augusta, GA and I am looking for a wood/lumber source for woo...

1 12-16-2014 12:41 PM
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NW Indiana Wood Sources

11-16-2010 02:38 PM by Steve

Anyone know of any wood sources in NW Indiana or lower Michigan. I’m n...

14 12-15-2014 10:12 PM
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Bog wood.

12-14-2014 12:26 AM by diverlloyd

So I have a client that wants some things made out of bog wood. Does anyone h...

8 12-14-2014 08:24 PM
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Veneering Question

12-06-2014 02:29 PM by Russell Eck

I am in the process of designing an extremely large “modern” styl...

16 12-14-2014 04:25 PM
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lumber id?

12-13-2014 05:30 PM by woodbench

So I recently scored on some nice 3.5 X 5.5 rough pcs that were used to p...

6 12-14-2014 03:20 AM
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Wood species?

12-12-2014 11:37 PM by Majik365

So I’m thinking cedar or red pine but these were cabinet doors and ive ...

12 12-13-2014 04:35 PM
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Dry wood blanks

12-12-2014 11:53 PM by Fridgecritter

I buy wood blanks online and have them shipped to my shop. Sometimes I get re...

5 12-13-2014 02:03 PM
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Mesquite logs

12-12-2014 08:46 PM by cabbie

Lumber Jocks-I need some help trying to figure out how to de-bark and carve/f...

4 12-13-2014 01:34 AM

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