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Economically friendly wood

10-16-2014 01:08 AM by Evangogh

Anyone have any tips on how to get my greedy hands on some decent wood for a ...

16 10-22-2014 10:20 PM
View fumehappy's profile

rough sawn expectations

10-20-2014 05:49 PM by fumehappy

So i ordered some 6×6 hemlock timbers from a local sawmill for a project...

11 10-22-2014 09:56 PM
View TFox's profile

What type of wood is this?

10-22-2014 05:06 PM by TFox

I am looking to make a sign,. and would like to know what type of wood this i...

7 10-22-2014 06:31 PM
View TheRoux90318's profile

Found this while re-sawing

10-16-2014 04:53 PM by TheRoux90318

When re-sawing some really old oak that I was able to save from an in-law who...

3 10-21-2014 08:15 PM
View VMTW's profile

How to manage this

10-21-2014 05:20 PM by VMTW

We are building an addition on the house, and had to cut down a very nice...

5 10-21-2014 06:28 PM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Is oak a good choice for workbench slab?

10-18-2014 03:40 PM by Troy Cleckler

Planning on building a Roubo bench and most suggestions is SYP or Douglas fir...

14 10-20-2014 02:42 AM
View gfadvm's profile

Clearcoating Green Cedar?

10-10-2014 03:48 PM by gfadvm

I sawed this yesterday and was wondering what would happen if I put a few...

17 10-19-2014 09:12 PM
View notdan's profile

Teach me about moisture

10-15-2014 12:30 AM by notdan

I’m building a workbench (like this one:

9 10-19-2014 03:34 AM
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It Pays to Be Friendly

10-18-2014 09:57 PM by bannerpond1

Two years ago I bartered for three BIG logs from a sycamore that blew down in...

3 10-19-2014 01:11 AM
View UGAfan21's profile

Planed boards with a slight bow

10-17-2014 04:42 PM by UGAfan21

I am making a bed for my wife and i, i have four 6/4 that are 80” and 7...

3 10-17-2014 05:24 PM
View JakeS's profile

Lumber for closed stringer stairs

10-15-2014 09:47 PM by JakeS

I am hoping to start a hardwood stair project soon but I am coming up short o...

2 10-16-2014 07:53 PM
View rantingrich's profile

Laguna Tools 1" Resaw King Bandsaw Blade

10-16-2014 02:06 PM by rantingrich

Has anyone ever used this very expensive RESAW blade? If so please advise..

1 10-16-2014 02:30 PM
View pd130dpd's profile

Looking for Dymondwood!!!!

10-06-2014 09:43 AM by pd130dpd

Can any one tell me where I can get Dymondwood in these colors??!email me @ p...

2 10-16-2014 07:48 AM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Lumber buying - etiquette question

03-18-2014 12:40 PM by BinghamtonEd

So I’m driving out this afternoon to look at some air dried cherry. Th...

41 10-15-2014 04:52 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

More walnut questions..

10-12-2014 10:53 PM by MissouriOutdoors88

So I marked over a dozen walnuts in a section of my property yesterday. Most ...

28 10-15-2014 04:31 PM
View Matt's profile

Milling Dry Cherry

12-03-2013 02:59 AM by Matt

I felled a cherry on my property in March of last year and bucked it this pas...

53 10-15-2014 12:37 AM
View HoarderBoarder's profile

Differences in wood expansions

10-14-2014 09:43 PM by HoarderBoarder

Hello all. I want to make an end grain cutting board using three different...

1 10-14-2014 10:16 PM
View robscastle's profile

Water Swamp Gum

10-13-2014 10:18 AM by robscastle

Do any LJs have any experience of the subject timber? I have about 6 lengt...

3 10-14-2014 09:36 AM
View Majik365's profile

Wood Species

10-13-2014 05:06 PM by Majik365

Anyone have any idea what kind of wood this is? Its scrap from a cabinet shop...

7 10-13-2014 06:55 PM
View 489tad's profile

Wood Identification

10-12-2014 06:43 PM by 489tad

To the esteemed panel, I have two boards of unknown species. Bot...

15 10-13-2014 02:51 PM

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