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boxwood (Buxus sempervirens)

06-01-2012 08:39 PM by chessspy

Hi guys,I am a chess set restorer by trade, I need some European boxwood. The...

2 06-01-2012 09:05 PM
View Iggles88's profile

Horrendous first trip to lumberyard

05-31-2012 05:28 PM by Iggles88

Just got back from my first trip to a lumberyard and it couldn’t have g...

37 06-01-2012 06:05 PM
View 12strings's profile

Chestnut wood

05-29-2012 04:17 PM by 12strings

Apparently, someone decided to plant a chestnut tree in our yard back when ou...

23 06-01-2012 02:57 PM
View marcomjl's profile

Restacking 1.5year old pressure treated lumber?

05-30-2012 10:25 PM by marcomjl

Hi, I am going to be building a new fence around my property. I was going to...

8 06-01-2012 02:29 PM
View rockindavan's profile

Bug Prevention

05-31-2012 12:13 AM by rockindavan

I am making some cupcake holders for my wedding and I am using barn beams fro...

11 06-01-2012 11:52 AM
View americanwoodworker's profile

What would you pay for "green" Walnut?

05-31-2012 01:07 AM by americanwoodworker

I have a guy wanting to sell me some walnut for 2.50bdft. I have never bought...

9 06-01-2012 01:51 AM
View MT_Stringer's profile

On vacation ... What kink of wood should I look out for?

05-30-2012 01:28 AM by MT_Stringer

Live in Houston, Tx area but we are on vacation and currently in Colorado spr...

11 05-31-2012 03:51 PM
View Loren's profile

Any good mail order sources for kitchen cutting boards

05-29-2012 08:39 PM by Loren

I used to be in an area where a local lumber dealer had “blank” c...

5 05-31-2012 03:22 PM
View rut's profile

A little off topic, how to support a bar countertop

05-27-2012 11:47 AM by rut

I have a wall where I intend to have a 15” deep x 60” bar type co...

12 05-29-2012 08:33 PM
View alexdom_89's profile

help me identify this wood

05-28-2012 04:17 PM by alexdom_89

ok so the story is boring but i was offer this wood by a retired doctor that ...

5 05-29-2012 12:51 PM
View Iggles88's profile

Lumberyard philadelphia area?

05-29-2012 05:31 AM by Iggles88

Hey all, I’m currently looking for a good lumberyard in or around Phill...

2 05-29-2012 12:16 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

How many years am I looking at to dry?

04-19-2012 09:57 PM by yellowtruck75

First time ever buying anything on Craigslist I just bought 350 bf of Walnut ...

39 05-29-2012 03:01 AM
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Naturally green colored wood

05-27-2012 04:10 PM by TopamaxSurvivor

Does any one know of a naturally green colored wood?

26 05-29-2012 01:47 AM
View startingfromscratch's profile

5/4 x 6 or 8 white cedar?

04-03-2012 02:35 PM by startingfromscratch

This wife wants to make some raised beds (probably two 3×5) in the back ...

8 05-28-2012 12:15 PM
View D_Allen's profile

Dried pine log

05-27-2012 09:24 PM by D_Allen

For those who turn bowls…is this worth the effort?I picked up a pine lo...

6 05-28-2012 10:36 AM
View dakremer's profile

Finally Found a Craigslist deal for lumber!!

05-26-2012 02:36 PM by dakremer Found this guy today in...

8 05-27-2012 11:24 PM
View Sirgreggins's profile

Guitar amp enclosure

05-21-2012 05:37 PM by Sirgreggins

A friend of mine wants me to help him build an enclosure for his guitar amp s...

21 05-27-2012 02:25 PM
View lazyoakfarm's profile

Please identify

05-27-2012 01:03 AM by lazyoakfarm

what is this? it is pretty heavy. I just ran it through the planner to ...

10 05-27-2012 02:10 PM
View rockindavan's profile

My frustrations with soft maple

05-26-2012 06:44 AM by rockindavan

I got some 6/4 curly maple a couple of months ago and have been waiting until...

7 05-26-2012 03:02 PM
View Beaverlumber's profile

lumber/ wood for gunstocks

05-16-2012 04:06 PM by Beaverlumber

Hi, I’m new to wood working and have decided to try a new hobby, wood w...

9 05-25-2012 10:19 PM

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