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De-barking small branches?

03-28-2014 01:22 AM by georgeet

Am using small branches, twigs for an art project and de-barking with vegetab...

11 04-05-2014 09:08 PM
View Cruiszr's profile

3/4 Blonde wood 4x8 at sheets at great price

03-31-2014 06:34 PM by Cruiszr

Just got back from my local Lowes store where I ran across 3/4 4×8 shee...

16 04-05-2014 07:15 PM
View ScottKaye's profile

What dimension lumber do you cutting board people start out with?

04-03-2014 09:58 PM by ScottKaye

I want to make a few cutting boards and since this is the first time trying o...

13 04-04-2014 08:22 PM
View ray vile's profile

working with recently cut wood

04-04-2014 12:49 AM by ray vile

I recently had several beech trees cut from mountain houses lot, I kept a few...

3 04-04-2014 02:10 AM
View DustyCellist's profile

Cheap lumber for practice (besides pine?)

04-03-2014 05:15 AM by DustyCellist

My local orange store doesn’t have much variety. I have severe pine all...

31 04-03-2014 09:49 PM
View pendledad's profile

Here is what termites can do ...

03-05-2014 06:15 PM by pendledad

If you’re lucky enough to never have termites them I’m jealous. ...

7 04-03-2014 06:20 PM
View exterminate's profile

Jacksonville, FL - Deal on Sapele, Iroko and Paduak

04-02-2014 05:50 PM by exterminate

Just a heads up – If you are in or around the Jacksonville, FL area, Fl...

4 04-03-2014 12:03 PM
View matt5's profile

To Quarter saw, or not to quarter saw, that is the question...

02-25-2011 05:14 PM by matt5

I have a black walnut log. 36 inches on the small end ten feet long. Its ...

41 04-01-2014 09:14 PM
View Eddie's profile

Curly Asian Satinwood (Pyinma): Why isnt it more popular?

04-01-2014 04:35 PM by Eddie

I had a variety pack of wine bottle stopper blanks that I am using to make Sh...

2 04-01-2014 05:35 PM
View emrhappy's profile

Twisted Wood! Please enlighten me.....please!

04-01-2014 04:00 AM by emrhappy

My fellow wood aficionados… I have some really pretty highly figured bu...

7 04-01-2014 02:31 PM
View jtm's profile

Maple slab table top - will it cup?

04-01-2014 06:45 AM by jtm

Hi all, I’m about to embark on a maple slab table top. I have a ...

4 04-01-2014 12:29 PM
View barringerfurniture's profile

What do you consider an acceptable "flatness" tolerance for a solid wood table top?

03-30-2014 05:11 PM by barringerfurniture

Are your table tops ever perfectly flat or do you accept a certain level of w...

7 04-01-2014 03:48 AM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

redwood basics

03-31-2014 05:07 AM by woodworkingdrew

Hello, I have been doing a fair amount of work with redwood. Anyone out there...

1 04-01-2014 01:18 AM
View mantwi's profile

Safely Storing Myrtle Burl

03-28-2014 02:32 AM by mantwi

I have acquired a nice piece of birds eye Myrtle that is 15 1/2” x 23&#...

5 03-31-2014 09:32 PM
View steve's profile

wood can be deceiving!

03-27-2014 03:22 AM by steve

(this is Poplar from my shop, Plain-sawn left side; Quarter-sawn right si...

17 03-31-2014 01:01 AM
View generic's profile

What are these woods?

03-29-2014 08:09 PM by generic

I recently bought a drill press and band saw from a guy who was moving. He ha...

17 03-30-2014 01:45 PM
View Neil Davis's profile

Unique wood/timber to New Zealand

03-05-2014 07:13 PM by Neil Davis

I have the good fortune to be going to New Zealand in a couple of weeks, Well...

8 03-29-2014 10:31 PM
View jtm's profile

Walnut plywood??? Extremely expensive?

03-28-2014 10:35 PM by jtm

Hi folks, I went to the lumber dealer today to grab some walnut (which is ...

8 03-29-2014 01:15 AM
View Doug's profile

Build a solar kiln or pay someone to dry wood

03-27-2014 09:33 PM by Doug

I have about 2,600 bdft of red oak and black cherry to be cut in the month or...

8 03-28-2014 04:53 PM
View Dan's profile

Pear Wood

03-27-2014 08:12 PM by Dan

I have begun the slow process of trimming my pear tree back to a manageable s...

3 03-28-2014 04:29 PM

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