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CAL Berkeley Fans - The Wooden Duck is selling off wood from the old stadium

840 days ago by sixstring

Not a fan myself, but I cant pass up on picking up some of this historic wood...

2 837 days ago
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Rip and glue or use as one piece?

838 days ago by rut

I have some wide maple boards for making raised panels in the kitchen. Is it ...

5 838 days ago
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Largest Wood Stockpile in the World

838 days ago by interpim

saw this today… can you imagine how many cutting boards we could get ou...

2 838 days ago
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What Finish do I use?

839 days ago by TerinaC

Hi all Am hoping you can help. I am working with 100yr old hard wood and ...

12 838 days ago
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Workbench Top Timber ??

1459 days ago by Joshua Morrissey

I decided to build a new workbench and I have some ideas for the timber to us...

16 838 days ago
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Pine logs

839 days ago by WalnutRidge

Well I finally got the logs from the guy at work today (six loads in my picku...

4 839 days ago
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Americn Chestnut - any lumberjock seen a live one?

850 days ago by nashbok

I just watched an interesting documentary on the American Chestnut tree (embe...

30 839 days ago
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Where to find quality wood

842 days ago by MrRon

Finding quality wood is the same as finding quality meat. The quality cuts of...

4 839 days ago
View Toninho's profile

How to cover cracks in Pine!?

840 days ago by Toninho

Lately I’ve been using some pine pallets, but I have noticed that some ...

3 839 days ago
View gpop's profile

One step veneer over a chamfer... nope!

841 days ago by gpop

This is my first serious veneering.Cedar veneer over plywood. This is for a b...

15 840 days ago
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Alder trees

840 days ago by oceanview

My friend and I are taking down some Alders on her property. There are a few...

4 840 days ago
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Hardwood shrinkage when drying?

844 days ago by oceanview

A gentleman in the Vancouver area delivers hardwood by the cord. He offers a...

9 840 days ago
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Scroll Saw Speed

840 days ago by bhack

I am going to cut an apple in a piece of 1.5 inch thick Western Cedar. I wil...

2 840 days ago
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Weeping Cherry Log

844 days ago by JoeyG

My neighbor decided to cut down a beautiful cherry tree he had in his backyar...

11 840 days ago
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What Kind of Wood is this? Ugh

843 days ago by Ken90712

I don’t know why I waited this long to ask the experts on h...

11 842 days ago
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Sawmill visitors

843 days ago by Grizzerbear

I saw my own lumber using a Woodmizer LT15. It has been indispensible for...

12 842 days ago
View Andy123's profile

From my parent's garden. Yellow chain tree.

843 days ago by Andy123

This is a photo of some wood I lathed yesterday, the tree was cut down the da...

0 843 days ago
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How do you Find it!

843 days ago by chip73

Where or how does everyone find the figured wood that is used on their projec...

4 843 days ago
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Images of Very Old Juniper

844 days ago by Lee Barker

My friend Mark is a retired smokejumper who has a fascination with all things...

5 843 days ago

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