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Ripping 2x8 construction lumber

12-11-2014 03:32 PM by SevenPin

I’ve got a technique question. I was trying to rip some 2×8 lumbe...

9 12-11-2014 05:39 PM
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Treating western red cedar

12-04-2014 12:06 AM by Jessen

I have a slab of western red cedar that I’m going to out up as a firepl...

5 12-11-2014 12:46 PM
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Southern Yellow Pine Furniture

12-09-2014 02:44 PM by ChipByrd

Hello, I have a nice stockpile of 2×12 – #1 SYP. I purchased it...

11 12-11-2014 05:42 AM
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Eastern Red Cedar Bench top

12-09-2014 05:04 PM by ajthomas5009

I’m curious why its almost unheard of to build a work bench out of ERC....

2 12-09-2014 05:19 PM
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Kiln for tree stump in Atlanta

12-08-2014 05:05 PM by John1985

Hi guys, I’ve got myself a tree stump that I’d like to do somethi...

2 12-09-2014 03:23 AM
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Olive orchard San Diego overgrown

10-15-2013 11:42 PM by kiara583

Don’t know if anyone has need for olivewood. In process of removing al...

6 12-06-2014 12:47 AM
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Wood Substitution Help

12-04-2014 07:59 PM by darinS

An article on WOOD magazine’s website talks about using Lyptus as a substitut...

12 12-05-2014 11:39 PM
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Splinters from Red Cedar

02-19-2011 04:42 PM by Beeguy

This may sound like a really strange post among woodworkers. Splinters and w...

14 12-05-2014 10:16 PM
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Check out my Burl!!!!!!!!!!

12-05-2014 03:44 PM by JNINE

This is a 112 year old Pepper tree in my yard that’s be...

2 12-05-2014 04:55 PM
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Sweet Gum "cats"

12-04-2014 06:47 PM by sawmillman

I recently sawed a sweet gum log on my homemade bandmill that had an inte...

7 12-05-2014 02:05 AM
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12-01-2014 09:49 AM by noclue

Been trying to identify this wood but can’t seem to pinpoint it. It...

30 12-04-2014 09:55 PM
View Tooch's profile

Drying logs without cracking

12-03-2014 03:21 AM by Tooch

A friend of mine asked me to help make 40 center pieces for a wedding, which ...

9 12-04-2014 08:22 PM
View Bradley Tykoski's profile

Moving to Holloman AFB.

12-04-2014 06:41 PM by Bradley Tykoski

Is there anyone that is near Holloman AFB that can tell me if there is any go...

0 12-04-2014 06:41 PM
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Western Washington Hardwood Supplier

12-02-2014 04:59 PM by AkBob

Anyone know of hardwood suppliers located in western Washington (state)? I re...

17 12-03-2014 08:39 PM
View noclue's profile

a little history

12-01-2014 06:36 PM by noclue

A very old man died. Years before, he owned and ran a mill in Louisiana. He l...

8 12-03-2014 07:41 PM
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Lumber Needed Chicago!

12-03-2014 02:39 PM by Bark to Blade

Hey All, Trying to put together a little cupcake stand thingy as a wedding...

0 12-03-2014 02:39 PM
View Doss's profile

What to expect: Western Red Cedar fence

05-24-2012 06:01 AM by Doss

So, I’ve decided to use Western red cedar for my fence (horizontal slat...

10 12-02-2014 01:44 PM
View prestonZ's profile

Suggestions on wood acclimation?

11-29-2014 03:41 PM by prestonZ

I recently moved to a new house in Georgia that requires the garage (my work...

12 12-02-2014 02:23 AM
View xfran4's profile

Wax on new maple lumber?

12-02-2014 01:02 AM by xfran4

Hello, I am new to lumberjocks and sort of new to woodworking. I just boug...

2 12-02-2014 01:08 AM
View Jaybill McCarthy's profile

Is this heartwood or pith, and is it usable?

11-26-2014 10:26 PM by Jaybill McCarthy

I recently acquired these maple rounds from a tree service I work with. ...

8 12-01-2014 09:09 PM

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