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Grain ID

05-01-2016 09:28 PM by rymoreno

Anybody know what type of wood this is? The table tops are sanded down a...

4 05-01-2016 10:19 PM
View jaykaypur's profile

Question on bowties/butterflies

04-29-2016 11:11 AM by jaykaypur

Was watching a show last eve, Life Below Zero, and the guy was repairing a cr...

4 04-29-2016 06:19 PM
View SlimPickins's profile

Does anyone know where I can get this wood?

04-25-2016 01:08 PM by SlimPickins

I would guess this is some kind of yellow spruce – perhaps from Virgini...

8 04-29-2016 12:36 AM
View NicHartman's profile

Unidentified (Burled?) Tree - Worth Retrieval?

03-30-2016 01:30 AM by NicHartman

Alright, I found a nice tree on my family land and I sorta want to know wheth...

16 04-28-2016 07:46 PM
View jawalke2's profile

Wood type??

04-19-2016 12:53 PM by jawalke2

Can someone help me identify the type of wood this is? A friend gave it t...

13 04-28-2016 07:09 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Need help, powder post beetle / longhorn beetle in finished box.

04-20-2016 11:31 PM by Blackie_

Need some help and or advise, I just received a call from one of my customers...

19 04-28-2016 03:22 AM
View Woodcut1's profile

Wormy maple

04-25-2016 05:38 PM by Woodcut1

I have some fresh milled wormy maple boards stacked with some fresh milled wa...

4 04-27-2016 01:59 PM
View Mugsy's profile

Help Identify - Dense Decking

04-26-2016 11:46 PM by Mugsy

A friend of my parents just redid his deck and he has cutoffs that he was goi...

5 04-27-2016 01:02 AM
View Alexp08's profile

Strength of a 4x4

04-23-2016 01:33 AM by Alexp08

Hello, so im here for a quick question. Im looking to build a hammock stand. ...

22 04-26-2016 03:54 PM
View trsnider's profile

Buying wood by the pound?

11-10-2015 05:38 PM by trsnider

I found this auction on Craigs list.

4 04-23-2016 07:16 PM
View JimKarczewski's profile

Yellowish wood with odd grain...

04-22-2016 12:15 PM by JimKarczewski

I’m horrible at identifying wood and this is coming from one of several...

3 04-23-2016 12:34 AM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Words you never want to hear..."Sold My Mill"

04-22-2016 04:01 PM by BinghamtonEd

Went out to my usual guy to buy a small load of maple, and noticed that the s...

8 04-22-2016 10:37 PM
View Mark Wilson's profile

Exotic Means More Than You Think

03-26-2016 12:14 AM by Mark Wilson

How do yo suppose a lot of the Exotic Woods get from where they grow, to our ...

15 04-22-2016 12:02 AM
View Jeff_harden's profile

Pecan Burl Slabs - Check them out

03-19-2013 10:20 PM by Jeff_harden


19 04-21-2016 09:28 PM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

ID this wood...Hickory? Oak? Something else?

04-19-2016 03:24 PM by BinghamtonEd

So, I picked up this mystery wood from my usual guy, a retired older guy who ...

9 04-20-2016 11:45 AM
View CoolHanMatt's profile

Wood Poles

04-18-2016 06:28 PM by CoolHanMatt

Guys, where can I find wood poles? I’m going to build my kids a play...

11 04-19-2016 06:29 PM
View Kevkill's profile

Need help identifying this old barn wood

04-18-2016 10:18 PM by Kevkill

I am currently taking down an old barn in south east PA. And I’m not su...

3 04-19-2016 03:13 PM
View jakenh's profile

What wood type is appropriate for creating custom inlays?

04-15-2016 04:14 PM by jakenh

For example, I want to create an inlays of my fiancee’s initials for a ...

3 04-19-2016 02:32 PM
View khutch's profile

Need Advice On Heart Pine Mantle.

04-16-2016 06:35 PM by khutch

Hi everyone, I have a bit of a project going on and I am wondering what you a...

13 04-19-2016 12:06 PM
View Sloopmk's profile

Wood Identification

03-24-2016 04:55 AM by Sloopmk

Hello All. Long time lurker, first time poster. I came across a bunch o...

7 04-19-2016 01:13 AM

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