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Reclaiming wood

10-23-2014 02:58 PM by Harley001

Hello to all, This is my first post here after quite a few hours of trolli...

12 10-26-2014 12:17 AM
View msu4str's profile

Any takers..... Unique logs from the woods , Red Oak, White Oak, Sycamore, SY Pine, Hickory, Soft Ma

10-25-2014 03:05 PM by msu4str

Large Jumbo sized Logs often too big for local mills I am toying with t...

0 10-25-2014 03:05 PM
View Mark2457's profile

What type of plywood for shop cabinets

10-24-2014 12:01 PM by Mark2457

Hi guys I’m new to furniture/cabinet making (done a lot framing and ...

7 10-25-2014 12:06 AM
View northbc's profile

Plywood for cutting board

10-24-2014 06:59 PM by northbc

I just had a thought about making a cutting board for a family member for Chr...

2 10-24-2014 08:36 PM
View TZH's profile

Cracks in juniper tabletop

10-23-2014 12:33 AM by TZH

Awhile back, I posted a project ( of a...

17 10-24-2014 03:03 PM
View jvallee's profile

What species to buy?

10-24-2014 01:41 PM by jvallee

I am building my first piece of furniture, a bathroom vanity. I have all the ...

1 10-24-2014 02:01 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Wood type?

10-19-2014 11:12 PM by MissouriOutdoors88

Can anyone take a guess at what kind of wood this is? Dug them out of one of ...

60 10-24-2014 01:37 AM
View stixman's profile

Harvesting Blank Sticks

10-23-2014 04:19 AM by stixman

Just spent quite a few hours over the past four days searching for blank stic...

1 10-23-2014 06:51 AM
View Scottlj's profile

Learning to Buy Wood for Better Furniture

10-06-2014 05:04 AM by Scottlj

I’m getting better, but still super novice. A few of the pieces I’...

24 10-23-2014 04:03 AM
View Evangogh's profile

Economically friendly wood

10-16-2014 01:08 AM by Evangogh

Anyone have any tips on how to get my greedy hands on some decent wood for a ...

16 10-22-2014 10:20 PM
View fumehappy's profile

rough sawn expectations

10-20-2014 05:49 PM by fumehappy

So i ordered some 6×6 hemlock timbers from a local sawmill for a project...

11 10-22-2014 09:56 PM
View TFox's profile

What type of wood is this?

10-22-2014 05:06 PM by TFox

I am looking to make a sign,. and would like to know what type of wood this i...

7 10-22-2014 06:31 PM
View TheRoux90318's profile

Found this while re-sawing

10-16-2014 04:53 PM by TheRoux90318

When re-sawing some really old oak that I was able to save from an in-law who...

3 10-21-2014 08:15 PM
View VMTW's profile

How to manage this

10-21-2014 05:20 PM by VMTW

We are building an addition on the house, and had to cut down a very nice...

5 10-21-2014 06:28 PM
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Is oak a good choice for workbench slab?

10-18-2014 03:40 PM by Troy Cleckler

Planning on building a Roubo bench and most suggestions is SYP or Douglas fir...

14 10-20-2014 02:42 AM
View gfadvm's profile

Clearcoating Green Cedar?

10-10-2014 03:48 PM by gfadvm

I sawed this yesterday and was wondering what would happen if I put a few...

17 10-19-2014 09:12 PM
View notdan's profile

Teach me about moisture

10-15-2014 12:30 AM by notdan

I’m building a workbench (like this one:

9 10-19-2014 03:34 AM
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It Pays to Be Friendly

10-18-2014 09:57 PM by bannerpond1

Two years ago I bartered for three BIG logs from a sycamore that blew down in...

3 10-19-2014 01:11 AM
View UGAfan21's profile

Planed boards with a slight bow

10-17-2014 04:42 PM by UGAfan21

I am making a bed for my wife and i, i have four 6/4 that are 80” and 7...

3 10-17-2014 05:24 PM
View JakeS's profile

Lumber for closed stringer stairs

10-15-2014 09:47 PM by JakeS

I am hoping to start a hardwood stair project soon but I am coming up short o...

2 10-16-2014 07:53 PM

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