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Best type of wood for outdoor swing?

06-03-2014 04:01 PM by LearningAsIGo

I’m trying to calculate how much it would cost to build an outdoor swin...

6 06-04-2014 02:13 AM
View PSUmike's profile

Commission Headboard

06-03-2014 12:34 PM by PSUmike

A friend of mine recently asked if I could make a headboard that would kind o...

9 06-03-2014 07:23 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Milling a log.

06-03-2014 01:54 AM by skatefriday

I have a six year old sycamore in my front yard that hasnever really thrived ...

5 06-03-2014 02:39 AM
View Notw's profile (online now)

What plywood to use?

05-29-2014 03:52 PM by Notw

I am about to build two nightstands (small dressers really) and my wife would...

27 06-02-2014 02:43 PM
View zombolina's profile

Walnut blanket chest help

06-02-2014 04:56 AM by zombolina

Hi All, I’m a beginner and this is my 2nd case good project, the first...

1 06-02-2014 05:06 AM
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

What type of wood?

05-31-2014 08:41 PM by Sawdustmaker115

Ok, i got this wood sometime ago from a pallet, I’m going to be making ...

22 06-01-2014 08:01 PM
View ZiggyZ's profile

Help identifying this wood species

05-26-2014 04:45 PM by ZiggyZ

Hi everyone. This weekend I visited my parents in SE Pennsylvania and, whi...

9 06-01-2014 10:38 AM
View Canofworms's profile

Base molding for this craftman trim. Just asking for comments and ideas.

05-28-2014 04:25 PM by Canofworms

We have most of the trim up and I am trying to figure out the base board trim...

4 05-31-2014 07:46 PM
View Micah Muzny's profile

Wood identification please!

05-30-2014 07:53 PM by Micah Muzny

This is some wood from some pallets we have. The pallets are about 10 foot lo...

10 05-31-2014 11:01 AM
View cgm_md's profile

Help in identifying lumber -- dense and knotty

05-27-2014 12:39 AM by cgm_md

Hey all, need some help identifying this lumber. It is pretty dense, at leas...

27 05-31-2014 01:26 AM
View ajthomas5009's profile

Help with veneer idendification

05-27-2014 02:08 AM by ajthomas5009

Well over the holiday weekend I was up and Holland MI and stumbled across a g...

7 05-30-2014 09:13 PM
View bhuckster's profile

Need Some Help finding Harwood

05-29-2014 12:03 AM by bhuckster

Hello all… This is my first post here and I figured that since there ar...

5 05-30-2014 09:12 PM
View RogerM's profile

Chestnut Gloat

05-28-2014 01:24 PM by RogerM

Apparently I posted some of these pictures in the wrong place – - sorry...

14 05-29-2014 01:29 PM
View ScaleShipWright's profile

Mulberry, a good find

05-26-2014 07:28 PM by ScaleShipWright

Last week I found a nice piece of Mulberry; I promptly loaded it on my car an...

6 05-29-2014 01:22 AM
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I know it is Cedar.... Please Tell Me MORE....

05-25-2014 07:00 PM by DIYaholic

A friend, “The Chef”, cut down a cedar about a year ago. (picture...

31 05-29-2014 01:14 AM
View generic's profile

Cutting Board - Sap Wood

05-12-2014 07:12 PM by generic

I want to try my hand at making a cutting board. I have some black walnut lum...

11 05-28-2014 12:01 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

CL Bandsaw Mill

05-24-2014 02:21 AM by Don Broussard

There’s a Wood Mizer LT-15 bandsaw mill for sale in Henleyfield, MS (ju...

23 05-27-2014 09:17 PM
View Tomw's profile

Hardwood lumber suppliers in North central Florida (near Gainesville)?

08-12-2010 03:12 AM by Tomw

Title sez it all: anybody know any? Looking for small project quantities, not...

15 05-26-2014 12:32 PM
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Question For All Those That Have Lumber Mills

05-23-2014 02:27 PM by Blackie_

For all those of you that have lumber mills, I am curious as to what’s ...

30 05-26-2014 02:03 AM
View Emoticon's profile

Dealing with extremely heavy and dense Mora railroad ties.

05-22-2014 05:02 PM by Emoticon

So my dad has been overseeing some railroad construction projects as of late....

8 05-25-2014 07:34 AM

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