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Could this be Maple?

11-05-2014 08:05 PM by Dave Rutan

I was playing with my planer today and finally cleaned up a dresser top t...

20 11-08-2014 02:18 AM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Burl harvesting

11-07-2014 07:16 PM by bigblockyeti

I have a white oak tree that is growing a decent size burl about 30 feet off ...

8 11-07-2014 11:53 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Odd happenings with purpleheart

11-06-2014 12:36 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I got some purpleheart for a project and have been working with ...

5 11-07-2014 03:10 PM
View EightOhMike's profile

End of the line for Sugar (Hard) Maple tree, need milling suggestions

04-23-2014 07:58 PM by EightOhMike

Hi Folks— A few minutes searching didn’t yield specific result...

14 11-07-2014 01:49 AM
View Wade Campbell's profile

need help with unruly veneer

11-04-2014 01:02 AM by Wade Campbell

I need help with a veneer project. I’m making a box and want to have the top ...

5 11-06-2014 02:47 PM
View GEdmonds's profile

Mixing wood

11-04-2014 09:17 PM by GEdmonds

Well, I screwed up. Not uncommon for me, but… Have a walnut cabinet/...

3 11-05-2014 10:40 PM
View FredIV's profile

using rough cut lumber

10-29-2014 05:57 PM by FredIV

Here’s a stupid question. I am designing a desk for someone’s tee...

15 11-04-2014 09:27 PM
View Michigander's profile

need 1/4" premium domestic wood help

10-31-2014 07:22 PM by Michigander

I am in need of 1/4” or 5/16” finished tiger maple, curly cherry,...

16 11-04-2014 07:14 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Rift sawn vs. Quartersawn walnut

11-03-2014 05:32 PM by CharlesA

I’m considering building this coffee table for someone The plan call...

17 11-04-2014 04:13 PM
View Liveedgewoodtables's profile

I got the cupping out of my live edge walnut what?

11-03-2014 02:49 PM by Liveedgewoodtables

I have an 8’ x 40 inch dining table. It is a bookmatched 2 inch...

8 11-04-2014 03:28 PM
View Garyb6's profile

Need hardwood source near Huntsville, Al

10-13-2010 09:22 PM by Garyb6

Hey all, I haven’t logged in for a while, but I’ve been lurkin...

17 11-04-2014 04:11 AM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Walnut tree

10-09-2014 01:14 AM by MissouriOutdoors88

I know this is one of those questions you probably get on here quite ofte...

82 11-03-2014 09:08 PM
View groland's profile

Looking for source for 1 1/8" birch edge banding plain not pre-glued or iron-on

11-03-2014 07:36 PM by groland

I have some 1 1/8” birch edge banding veneer that is plain wood not pre...

0 11-03-2014 07:36 PM
View GerardW's profile

Cutting Boards should be called Cupping Boards

10-26-2014 08:35 PM by GerardW

ok. So my foray into making end grain cutting boards for family this chri...

9 11-03-2014 11:57 AM
View jswalters's profile

Looking for Crosscut Tree Rings

10-18-2014 05:25 PM by jswalters

Hi All, While I am a turner and I am turning some platters for my cousins ...

20 11-03-2014 01:49 AM
View Brian Sims's profile

Custom size wood

10-31-2014 11:42 AM by Brian Sims

As a custom woodcarver I often find myself in need of odd sizes of wood, coul...

3 11-01-2014 03:44 PM
View Beeguy's profile

Hybrid Popular

11-27-2011 04:35 PM by Beeguy

About 25 years ago we planted some hybrid populars. I think they are a cross...

5 11-01-2014 02:56 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Anchor Seal on Live Tree

10-31-2014 02:54 AM by Don Broussard

Can Anchor Seal be used to seal the wound on a live tree? I need to trim som...

5 11-01-2014 02:05 AM
View Mugsy's profile

San Antonio Lumber - Local vs Online

10-07-2014 07:12 PM by Mugsy

I’ve lurked on here a while and decided to create an account last week ...

14 10-29-2014 08:33 PM
View RickL's profile

Cedar - Greater Cincinnati / Northern KY

07-27-2013 12:09 PM by RickL

Looking for help finding cedar for a outdoor project other than the obscenely...

16 10-29-2014 05:50 PM

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