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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
View Micah Muzny's profile

Using Pallet wood. Need solutions to my problems!

10-27-2014 10:13 PM by Micah Muzny

I have broken up some pallets, I have made a large pry bar “pallet bust...

16 10-29-2014 04:38 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Cedar log furniture

10-27-2014 05:09 PM by MissouriOutdoors88

Does anyone work with cedar logs? I have a bunch that have been cut in the pa...

20 10-29-2014 01:14 AM
View Jonathan's profile

Worm or Bug Holes

10-23-2014 09:15 PM by Jonathan

What does one usually do when finding worm holes in wood? A. Do I ignore t...

9 10-27-2014 10:54 PM
View Jacquelyn Smith's profile

preparing a slab for shipment

10-23-2014 07:34 PM by Jacquelyn Smith

A client is shipping their 300lb, 3” slab to my shop so that I can make...

3 10-27-2014 04:42 PM
View emart's profile

portamill in seattle

04-10-2012 02:37 AM by emart

about a week ago at 5 am i was woken to up the merry sound of a 60 ft black l...

16 10-27-2014 07:24 AM
View rhybeka's profile

Craigslist ad too good to be true?

10-24-2014 03:42 PM by rhybeka

So I was at lunch and stumbled on this – Athens is about a two hour rid...

10 10-27-2014 03:55 AM
View Greg In Maryland's profile

Finally, a gloat worthy wood score. Or now what am I going to do, Part 2

10-27-2014 01:29 AM by Greg In Maryland

Back in June I scored two white oak logs that were recently cut down in my ne...

2 10-27-2014 02:55 AM
View kairos's profile

Philippine Mahogany Decking for furniture

10-20-2014 01:28 PM by kairos

My local lumber yard sells 5/4 Philippine mahogany decking for $3.29 BF, much...

5 10-26-2014 05:21 PM
View OldWrangler's profile

Flame Box Elder

02-14-2014 12:42 PM by OldWrangler

This post is just to make y’all jealous. These are 2 pieces I r...

29 10-26-2014 03:53 PM
View TheRealJobe's profile

Total panic -- Aquarium stand failure

10-24-2014 12:38 PM by TheRealJobe

Kind Lumber Jocks, I find myself in a total panic, I purchased a 55gal tan...

13 10-26-2014 05:40 AM
View Harley001's profile

Reclaiming wood

10-23-2014 02:58 PM by Harley001

Hello to all, This is my first post here after quite a few hours of trolli...

12 10-26-2014 12:17 AM
View msu4str's profile

Any takers..... Unique logs from the woods , Red Oak, White Oak, Sycamore, SY Pine, Hickory, Soft Ma

10-25-2014 03:05 PM by msu4str

Large Jumbo sized Logs often too big for local mills I am toying with t...

0 10-25-2014 03:05 PM
View Mark2457's profile

What type of plywood for shop cabinets

10-24-2014 12:01 PM by Mark2457

Hi guys I’m new to furniture/cabinet making (done a lot framing and ...

7 10-25-2014 12:06 AM

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