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Looking for 1 inch thick hard wood for book shelfs near Augusta, GA

11-11-2013 04:57 PM by chaplain

I noticed that ROGER from Aiken posted a note about getting wood from Valcrus...

2 11-12-2013 02:56 AM
View Elizabeth's profile

Estate sale lumber - what is it?

11-06-2013 11:03 PM by Elizabeth

I bought these two boards on Sunday at an estate sale…does anyone recog...

31 11-12-2013 01:38 AM
View carver1942's profile

Wood for kitchen cabinets

11-07-2013 06:03 PM by carver1942

Hello I will be building kitchen cabinets soon, and had planned on using oak...

23 11-11-2013 02:57 PM
View hansman1982's profile

ID on Wood Cabinets

11-08-2013 06:02 PM by hansman1982

I am looking to redo cabinets but I want to tryout the stain first before I g...

18 11-11-2013 01:21 PM
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wood ID please again

11-05-2013 03:04 PM by Monte Pittman

Gentleman showed me this and said is has no finish on it. Said he has several...

15 11-10-2013 02:25 PM
View outdoorsman's profile

OLD BARN WOOD! Can Someone help me identify it?

11-07-2013 06:04 PM by outdoorsman


3 11-10-2013 01:52 PM
View camps764's profile

Sycamore lumber - is it worth it or this stuff junk?

11-09-2013 12:56 PM by camps764

I’ve got an opportunity to get my hands on about 110 board feet of 4/4 ...

15 11-10-2013 01:20 PM
View Loren's profile

What's your opinion on extending glue life?

11-10-2013 04:07 AM by Loren

Do you suppose putting it in smaller containers, reducing exposureto air woul...

7 11-10-2013 12:47 PM
View TheWoodfather's profile

Are Radiata Pine and Tassie Oak safe to use for a chopping board?

11-08-2013 07:50 AM by TheWoodfather

I’d like to make a couple of End Grain chopping boards, they seem to be...

4 11-09-2013 12:32 AM
View KyleT's profile

Chance to buy very large, old pressure treated beam, is it worth it?

11-06-2013 03:01 PM by KyleT

I have the chance to pick up a huge, old pressure treated beam. It is at lea...

14 11-07-2013 11:36 PM
View David Dean's profile

Saw dust logs

03-11-2013 10:27 AM by David Dean

I was just wonding I plan a lot of oak and there is aways lots of saw dust so...

26 11-07-2013 03:25 AM
View Oosik's profile

General Tips for Lumber Types

11-04-2013 06:11 PM by Oosik

Anyone have a good source to learn some tips and tricks or general purpose of...

14 11-06-2013 02:25 PM
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10-24-2013 02:42 AM by mbs

There is a local walnut tree that ive considered removing and slabbing for fu...

15 11-06-2013 01:34 PM
View fradrums's profile

quality wood sources

11-05-2013 05:54 PM by fradrums

I a newbe here and looking for a quality source for highly figured birdseye m...

2 11-05-2013 07:05 PM
View Jarred's profile

Waiting for Elm lumber...

11-18-2012 01:53 PM by Jarred

Finally had our American elm tree taken down this month after the signs of Du...

15 11-04-2013 05:02 PM
View TomB19's profile

Felled basswood tree; how quickly do I have to mill it?

11-04-2013 02:42 PM by TomB19

My parents had a large tree in their backyard. We are told it is basswood an...

2 11-04-2013 03:51 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Novice lumber questions

10-31-2013 02:47 PM by HarveyDunn

I’m a novice. I’m waiting for some vintage planes to arrive, then...

11 11-02-2013 08:19 PM
View unbob's profile

Anyone else like Spruce?

11-02-2013 04:40 PM by unbob

I really like this wood, I think its beautiful, and it hand planes so nice. ...

2 11-02-2013 06:42 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Turning turning blanks into thin lumber

11-01-2013 08:54 PM by HarveyDunn

There is a place near me that stocks hundreds of turning blanks of all shapes...

7 11-02-2013 02:30 AM
View Eddie_T's profile

Bending Bamboo?

11-01-2013 05:40 PM by Eddie_T

My wife has a bath brush with a laminated bamboo handle. The bend in the hand...

2 11-01-2013 07:14 PM

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