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Stabilizing punky wood slab

02-25-2013 06:34 PM by Manitario

Hey all, I have a large slab of redwood burl that I want to make into a coff...

17 03-28-2014 03:53 AM
View Kv0nT's profile

Plywood in Massachusetts

03-03-2014 10:06 PM by Kv0nT

Long story short I need furniture quality half inch quartersawn white oak ply...

4 03-28-2014 01:53 AM
View nomercadies's profile

Best thin wood for small outdoor sign?

03-25-2014 05:36 PM by nomercadies

Our organization ( is putting together some ...

11 03-27-2014 02:26 AM
View Benboy's profile

Anyone know of a source for Unique wood in Black Hills South Dakota

03-26-2014 07:16 PM by Benboy

Rather than buying some cheap tricket when I travel, I like to pick up some w...

6 03-27-2014 01:15 AM
View Marcus's profile

Turning green/wet Lignum Vitae

03-26-2014 02:25 PM by Marcus

I have a 3”x3” spindle of argentine lignum vitae that I want to t...

1 03-26-2014 11:48 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

Help with veneer identity

03-05-2014 02:53 AM by JustplaneJeff

Starting to catalogue the veneer I bought, need a little help with ...

1 03-26-2014 07:49 PM
View Lahu's profile

Close to 8000 sqft Cherrywood for sale- SELLING IN BULK-*updated from previous*

03-25-2014 10:25 PM by Lahu

I’ve started this topic before, but it didn’t go to well due to t...

7 03-26-2014 06:50 PM
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Wood database website problems?

03-21-2014 02:10 AM by LiveEdge

I love The Wood Database website (, but lately when I ...

8 03-26-2014 05:38 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Buckeye lumber

03-25-2014 02:15 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So i bought a couple pieces of buckeye when i bought some wood, didn’t ...

2 03-25-2014 10:37 PM
View coachmancuso's profile

Ear Tree Wood

03-11-2014 12:13 AM by coachmancuso

Has anyone used Ear Tree Wood for anything. How hard is it and how does it sa...

5 03-25-2014 06:55 PM
View InstantSiv's profile

Using hardboard to make boxes?

03-25-2014 04:25 AM by InstantSiv

Hi, I need to make simple 5 sided boxes for organization around the shop. I h...

5 03-25-2014 01:37 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Is quartersawn sycamore stable?

03-25-2014 02:21 AM by Purrmaster

I just bought some sycamore at the lumber store. I haven’t worked with...

10 03-25-2014 01:15 PM
View JebStuart's profile

Suggestions on milling and curing a harvested persimmon tree

03-25-2014 12:55 AM by JebStuart

I have to take out a rather large persimmon tree and would like to harvest th...

5 03-25-2014 11:46 AM
View Jimbo7's profile

Wood species guide

03-24-2014 06:36 PM by Jimbo7

Can anyone recommend a comprehensive easy to use woodworkers species guide si...

5 03-25-2014 04:54 AM
View Thuzmund's profile

Can you help identify this wood?

02-06-2014 05:41 AM by Thuzmund

I snagged this log from a landscaper friend of mine. I cracked it open, and ...

12 03-25-2014 03:37 AM
View barringerfurniture's profile

Literally Watching a Table Top Change Over the Course of a Few Hours.

03-25-2014 12:50 AM by barringerfurniture

Just thought this might be interesting to some folks. I just brought home ...

3 03-25-2014 01:53 AM
View bowedcurly's profile

my dream come true

02-26-2014 07:47 AM by bowedcurly

had a neighbor give me a giant hard rock maple yesterday, I was driving by an...

11 03-25-2014 01:44 AM
View libraryman's profile

Adams Wood Products

03-12-2014 06:58 PM by libraryman

I am in the process of building a copy of Admiral Nelson’s chart table ...

1 03-24-2014 11:18 PM
View Bill White's profile

Question about ribbon oak?

03-23-2014 08:27 PM by Bill White

I have made a small box from what I have been told is “ribbon” oa...

3 03-24-2014 02:01 PM
View fazhou's profile

Hollowing out plain sawn wood. which side?

03-23-2014 04:49 PM by fazhou

Hello all, A quick question. I want to make a violin holding cradle out of a...

9 03-24-2014 12:03 PM

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