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My Hard Maple and Padauk just arrived!

07-18-2014 07:58 PM by timbertailor

I do not know about you guys, but I get really excited when I get a shipment ...

5 07-19-2014 06:22 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Free wood is the best wood

07-18-2014 01:53 AM by Gixxerjoe04

This past weekend I saw an ad on Craigslist for free walnut firewood just nee...

5 07-19-2014 12:43 AM
View TiggerWood's profile

Sanding what I thought was Walnut

07-18-2014 12:40 AM by TiggerWood

I wanted to get the saw marks out of the wood so I started with 120 grit. Thi...

20 07-18-2014 06:44 PM
View SlimPickins's profile

Brand new vintage-looking trailer

07-18-2014 11:32 AM by SlimPickins

Well, I haven’t yet dusted off my new trailer – sorry. This su...

5 07-18-2014 05:05 PM
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07-17-2014 10:34 PM by JUC

Good day, I want to make my first cutting board. What is a good hard wood for...

6 07-18-2014 02:26 AM
View KurtaKalbach's profile

steam bending .....spring back

07-13-2014 04:44 PM by KurtaKalbach

Was just wondering if anyone could tell me if there is a way to calculate the...

15 07-17-2014 04:48 PM
View tinnman65's profile

AnchorSeal Recipe

01-28-2013 02:45 PM by tinnman65

Does anyone have a recipe for making a anchorseal knock-off . I read you can...

10 07-17-2014 10:48 AM
View TexPanda's profile

RECLAIMED or REPURPOSED, How do you know if the pile of "scrap" is worth the effort?

07-16-2014 01:39 PM by TexPanda

Newbie here so this may be obvious to some, but recently after a moderate dem...

8 07-17-2014 03:34 AM
View gunsandsawdust's profile

looking for lumber

07-14-2014 12:37 AM by gunsandsawdust

I recently moved back to North Carolina after being away for 12 years. IR...

6 07-17-2014 02:35 AM
View ScottAlan's profile

iron ore color?

07-16-2014 06:49 PM by ScottAlan

I grew up in Hibbing, MN. A rich iron ore region. The iron ore in the groun...

7 07-17-2014 02:09 AM
View Warner's profile

Fasteners for a Eastern Red Cedar porch swing

04-21-2014 07:25 PM by Warner

I’m working on a glider porch swing. I’m using eastern red cedar ...

8 07-17-2014 02:06 AM
View wiwildcat's profile

Curupay/Cebil woodworking question

07-16-2014 12:34 AM by wiwildcat

Anyone with experience working with Curupay/Cebil wood? How well does it mil...

4 07-17-2014 02:00 AM
View natenaaron's profile

Wood Identification and help please

07-16-2014 05:06 PM by natenaaron

The board in the picture is one of two I have been holding onto for 20 years....

16 07-16-2014 08:47 PM
View marco2800's profile

Best place for purchasing lumber in Los Angeles

07-16-2014 05:38 PM by marco2800

Hello, I am new to the wood working world. I recently scored on a...

3 07-16-2014 08:12 PM
View Theartoftraditional's profile

Logs to lumber

07-14-2014 01:41 AM by Theartoftraditional

I am getting into woodworking, and I was wondering what are the different w...

12 07-15-2014 10:36 PM
View larson1170's profile

Need some badger state help

07-08-2014 10:44 PM by larson1170

A friend of mine has several black walnut logs that came down during a recent...

8 07-15-2014 03:43 PM
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07-13-2014 01:17 PM by Deela40

I was using my bandsaw to resaw piece of ash. This particular piece, pre-cut...

18 07-15-2014 01:26 PM
View Tyrah's profile

visiting St. Louis MO. Help

06-24-2014 03:12 AM by Tyrah

I will be in St. Louis Mo the second weekend in July 10-13 2014. I will be vi...

8 07-14-2014 04:02 PM
View richard2345's profile

20/4 hardwood for Roubo style bench

07-12-2014 06:34 PM by richard2345

Hello,I’m gathering materials to build Christopher Schwarz’s Roub...

7 07-14-2014 01:10 PM
View measure1cut2's profile

Am I wrong?

07-13-2014 10:55 PM by measure1cut2

I accidently posted pictures of lumber that I milled on “finished proje...

10 07-14-2014 10:08 AM

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