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Oak woodworm damage

05-27-2013 07:06 AM by Haldeman1773

Hello, folks. Sorry for the long-winded first post, but it’s a long and...

8 12-16-2013 01:28 PM
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Working with Ash wood

12-11-2013 06:25 PM by b2rtch

At work we got shipments of product which are protected with 1’x6’...

30 12-15-2013 02:24 AM
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Tree Fell, Worth Milling?

12-13-2013 03:39 AM by jdon88

I had a Cherry tree fall on my property and am wondering if it would be worth...

17 12-14-2013 06:28 PM
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Face Gluing Problem: Walnut & White Oak

12-12-2013 07:46 PM by JZS

Was wondering if anyone could comment on a recent problem I had. I face-glue...

9 12-13-2013 02:08 PM
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12-12-2013 05:50 AM by Joseph Jossem

I havent been on this site for a while alot of work to do had to...

8 12-13-2013 05:07 AM
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Need to know about using wood

12-11-2013 07:46 AM by warden4u

I was wondering how long do you let all kinds of wood (oak, hickory, cedar) w...

4 12-13-2013 03:19 AM
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Looking for wood

12-10-2013 07:44 PM by golfer12

Hi, Im looking for wood to make a table top. This table I am making is goingt...

22 12-12-2013 10:52 PM
View jdh122's profile

question about using apple for greenwood chair

12-12-2013 01:27 PM by jdh122

Someone who knows I’ve been dabbling in greenwood chair-making has rece...

4 12-12-2013 05:46 PM
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Wood finds

12-12-2013 04:07 AM by JustplaneJeff

Lots of you must have a story of a great find when it comes to the wood we al...

5 12-12-2013 03:48 PM
View JohnMeeley's profile

Saw Dust and or waste

12-08-2013 07:59 PM by JohnMeeley

I have been idle for so long, I have forgotten how quickly I pile up sawdust ...

16 12-12-2013 02:53 PM
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Lumber moisture measurement?

12-09-2013 03:03 PM by wiwildcat

I have read that lumber should have a low moisture content (6-8%) before mill...

20 12-12-2013 04:28 AM
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12-11-2013 11:25 PM by rizick

anyone interested in making me an offer on some 5/4 non-wormy chestnut

8 12-12-2013 04:06 AM
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Glue ups in the cold (0 degrees F outside today)?

12-07-2013 08:53 PM by tengallonhat

My workshop is in my garage. I have a heater, so before doing any glue ups to...

11 12-12-2013 02:52 AM
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Mystery Dots on my Cutting Boards

12-07-2013 08:12 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I have been making cutting boards for the family for Christmas. ...

23 12-12-2013 12:16 AM
View JohnOfNELA's profile

drying tips for stored wood?

12-11-2013 04:53 PM by JohnOfNELA

I have a bargin basement garage operation which is not insulated very well. ...

1 12-11-2013 06:00 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Tips for Working with Cedar

11-06-2013 01:40 PM by CharlesA

I’m about to build a cedar chest, made with all cedar. I’ve work...

15 12-11-2013 05:32 AM
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Old Growth Pine

12-09-2013 03:18 PM by sunken88

I have old growth pine I pulled from the bottom of the lake that sunk 110 yea...

3 12-10-2013 03:42 AM
View deadoakcarvings's profile

sawing live edge flitches and slabs

12-09-2013 03:16 PM by deadoakcarvings

Hi all, I am brand new to this site, and I was hoping I could draw on the...

13 12-10-2013 03:15 AM
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Pallet wood ID?

12-02-2013 05:11 PM by ADHDan

I picked up a bunch of these boards for free from the pallet bin at Home Depo...

26 12-10-2013 12:48 AM
View JCam's profile

Can you use Sawdust to help dry lumber?

11-07-2013 09:10 PM by JCam

Hey guys, I was wondering if you could use sawdust to help dry smaller pieces...

18 12-09-2013 01:25 AM

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