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How to Get Massive Slab to more Manageable Sizes

06-11-2012 07:44 PM by Chris208

Hi, I have the opportunity to by a very large slab (16/4 X 30” X 14R...

13 06-12-2012 03:38 PM
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where to find walnut in va/east coast

06-05-2012 03:43 PM by pdoubleu33

Hello, I’m looking for a place to find quality black walnut in various ...

11 06-12-2012 02:44 PM
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06-11-2012 11:36 PM by Howie

Has anyone ever used grapefruit to build anything?(boxes etc) I have a log ab...

4 06-12-2012 02:46 AM
View Remedyman's profile

Favorite wood to work with?

06-10-2012 05:05 AM by Remedyman

Ok everyone, I have stated before, I am new to this hobby. I got to work wit...

22 06-12-2012 01:56 AM
View Gaff's profile

Question about white oak

06-10-2012 07:49 PM by Gaff

I am brand new to this site. I am restoring an old speed boat and got some...

3 06-11-2012 11:22 PM
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Can Mahogany Be Safely Burnt In Fireplace?

06-11-2012 01:38 AM by ShaneA

I have been using african mahogany on my most recent project. Starting to ac...

5 06-11-2012 08:13 PM
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To mill or not to mill?

06-07-2012 03:04 AM by rockindavan

I recently graduated from college and will soon have to move on from using th...

13 06-10-2012 04:32 PM
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Plywood Shelf Support - Cover Exposed Edge of Plywood

06-09-2012 08:21 PM by avxflyer

Hi Guys,I’m installing some shelves into an entertainment niche in my h...

13 06-10-2012 02:04 AM
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Cheap hardwood in the San Diego/Oceanside/Orange County area

06-08-2012 10:21 PM by Tokolosi

I have a contact located in Oceanside. Cabinet maker. He has an overflow of o...

4 06-10-2012 01:40 AM
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Future of Ebony

06-09-2012 03:47 PM by Manitario

I found this quite an interesting video. I applaud Bob Taylor for his efforts...

1 06-09-2012 03:58 PM
View MichaelAgate's profile

A lil free scrap wood today. We are pleased

06-08-2012 02:34 AM by MichaelAgate

So I stop by a cabinet shop today and ask if they have any old MDF cut offs t...

6 06-09-2012 02:32 AM
View Milo's profile

Read and weep..

06-04-2012 12:45 AM by Milo

And know that today, I suck more than you all… Cherry, 5/4, 4”...

12 06-08-2012 09:19 PM
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Invasive emerald ash borer confirmed in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

06-08-2012 04:02 AM by Milo

Some of us talked about transporting green wood across state lines. HereR...

2 06-08-2012 12:10 PM
View Brett's profile

Better gluing surface: hand-planed or smooth-sanded?

06-07-2012 10:39 PM by Brett

Assume you have two boards that have flat surfaces that you wish to glue toge...

7 06-08-2012 05:32 AM
View WasabiJoe's profile

White oak spalted burl.

06-07-2012 01:08 AM by WasabiJoe

What is the most economical/efficient way to turn some of this beautiful wood...

3 06-08-2012 03:06 AM
View Joekwon80's profile

Oak for a Roubo Workbench?

05-29-2012 04:26 PM by Joekwon80

Any thoughts? Is oak a solid enough wood for a work bench? I have a line on s...

10 06-07-2012 10:01 AM
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Stains on Hardwood floors

03-27-2012 11:17 AM by ChadR

I have been working on my new house. The floors were painted black, very poor...

7 06-07-2012 03:17 AM
View jeff robinson's profile

pecan wood

06-02-2012 08:48 PM by jeff robinson

has anyone ever used pecan for any projects? I just received about 200bf to 3...

12 06-07-2012 02:19 AM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

Drying my own lumber

06-04-2012 03:27 PM by Cole Tallerman

So recently ive been sawing lots of firewood into lumber on my bandsaw, and o...

7 06-07-2012 01:33 AM
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HELP! struggling with moving/warping wood

02-09-2011 03:56 PM by bues0022

In early November I went to a local sawmill and bought some ash, soft spalted...

20 06-06-2012 11:51 PM

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