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Buying wood from Rockler

01-03-2013 12:52 PM by Marcus

So for about the first time ever I went to buy some wood from Rockler. They ...

10 01-08-2013 05:19 PM
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Which wood for fireplace surround

01-04-2013 07:07 PM by Dophi

I want to build a surround to overlay our current red brick fireplace. We fo...

9 01-08-2013 01:07 PM
View 12strings's profile

I like cherry!

01-08-2013 01:37 AM by 12strings

I just though I’d share that after 5 (and really all of growing up) bui...

1 01-08-2013 01:48 AM
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01-06-2013 10:20 AM by Shannon

So I started my first project. I am building out of cheap pine because I don...

9 01-07-2013 06:40 PM
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Wood Species & Historical Significance?

01-02-2013 09:34 PM by DrJosh

Does anyone know if there are any species of wood that have some type of hist...

22 01-06-2013 10:39 PM
View jlt's profile

Prefinished plywood

01-06-2013 12:57 PM by jlt

I am currently building a couple of built-in cabinets for a friend and used t...

2 01-06-2013 02:16 PM
View nashbok's profile

Old log cabin logs -- what to do with them?

01-05-2013 03:34 AM by nashbok

So I recently came into possession of five log ends from an old log cabin in ...

5 01-05-2013 04:31 PM
View Ben's profile

Wood ID please

01-04-2013 10:47 PM by Ben

What kind of tree is this? (In Western Massachusetts) Thanks.

7 01-05-2013 02:40 PM
View opalko's profile

Hardwood plywood source (online)?

01-04-2013 07:03 PM by opalko

I have an upcoming project that I need a couple of pieces of cherry plywood &...

13 01-05-2013 03:33 AM
View PurpLev's profile

1st Post - local suppliers

07-05-2010 06:46 PM by PurpLev

Couldn’t resist posting here. Thought we could have a thread with lo...

24 01-05-2013 02:52 AM
View lumberjoe's profile

Watch out for those radiators!

01-04-2013 04:45 PM by lumberjoe

During the struggle to find a place for the Christmas tree, my wife shoved th...

3 01-04-2013 06:11 PM
View Post_Oakie's profile

Working with walnut root

07-04-2012 08:19 PM by Post_Oakie

I milled up a walnut root last month. I sold some to a local woodworker (pho...

3 01-04-2013 09:36 AM
View 1goldsniper's profile

how do you tell if it is english walnut or black walnut? Or is there a difference?

01-04-2013 02:32 AM by 1goldsniper

What do you look for?

5 01-04-2013 06:46 AM
View imbid100's profile

Rolling Pin Blanks - my wife wants one... but she dosen's bake... hmmmmmmm

01-03-2013 12:45 PM by imbid100

I have been a member for over a year, but have not fully used it like I shoul...

10 01-04-2013 03:16 AM
View Ted's profile

Just curious, what is the RAREST wood you've ever worked with?

12-04-2012 05:13 AM by Ted

I’m a beginner with woodworking, so hoping to learn a little (or a lot)...

20 01-04-2013 01:48 AM
View Milo's profile

North Florida Saw Mills

12-23-2012 10:30 PM by Milo

This is just a first step, but here area few mills and suppliers I have found...

5 01-03-2013 03:26 PM
View PaulLL's profile

Ripped Cherry warped

01-02-2013 01:11 AM by PaulLL

Hey guys, I just ripped a 7” x 3/4 length of cherry into 3 2” pi...

8 01-03-2013 04:18 AM
View groy87's profile

Looking for small live-edge slabs for small scale nakashima style builds in So Cal

01-02-2013 12:55 AM by groy87

I’m looking to get several small pieces of book matched live-edge boar...

11 01-02-2013 11:39 PM
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Warped Chess board

12-19-2012 02:46 AM by saverio

Hi,First time posting….just joined tonight….so here it goes. I&#...

7 01-02-2013 06:13 PM
View yooper's profile

serving tray bottoms

01-01-2013 06:52 PM by yooper

In looking at all the great serving trays recently, I was wondering how many ...

4 01-01-2013 11:36 PM

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