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White or red oak?

03-06-2014 02:22 PM by RussellAP

Guys, I am bidding on a built-in job for a client who says he has red oak in ...

27 03-07-2014 01:27 AM
View jsmcc's profile

Yew wood available - Baltimore

03-06-2014 06:57 AM by jsmcc

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel drove across my lawn and took out an 80...

6 03-06-2014 09:11 PM
View bake's profile

Burl Poaching

03-06-2014 06:10 AM by bake

Interesting article on burl poaching in Redwood National Park.http://news.msn...

6 03-06-2014 07:47 PM
View RichardDePetris's profile

Why isn't Hickory more Fashionable?

01-30-2014 04:24 PM by RichardDePetris

Being in the southern part of the US, I haven’t found many opportunitie...

21 03-06-2014 05:15 PM
View bdresch's profile

Help finding lumber near Appleton WI

03-05-2014 02:55 AM by bdresch

Does anyone know some good sources for hardwood lumber in northeast Wisconsin...

2 03-05-2014 07:52 PM
View imakeglass's profile

Help! No clue what to do with my maple planks

03-03-2014 03:03 AM by imakeglass

Hello all,I recently purchased four 3” thick maple planks with the inte...

16 03-05-2014 05:56 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Sun-Tanning Cherry

03-05-2014 12:40 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I am making a cherry dining table as my second commission and I ...

11 03-05-2014 05:39 PM
View ScottStewart's profile

White fir as workbench material?

03-04-2014 09:37 PM by ScottStewart

So the Schwarz has let me down… This bench is going to be my garage ...

10 03-05-2014 05:04 PM
View JCantin's profile

Burl poaching

03-05-2014 01:13 PM by JCantin

This is disturbing if woodworkers are knowingly feeding the demand for this. ...

2 03-05-2014 01:59 PM
View Mokuman13's profile

Exotic wood bonding to other woods

03-05-2014 05:15 AM by Mokuman13

I am working on a project involving cocobolo, curly maple burl, and 1/2”...

5 03-05-2014 07:10 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Table/desk distress

03-04-2014 08:15 PM by RussellAP

I wanted to show you all the progression of the table I’m building for ...

11 03-05-2014 05:49 AM
View sam2row's profile

need help finding some inlay products

02-28-2014 08:14 PM by sam2row

I’m looking for some 1/4” maple inlay, doesn’t have to be f...

3 03-04-2014 07:17 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

veneer find of a lifetime

02-28-2014 03:50 AM by JustplaneJeff

This week I found and purchased a 20 year collection of some ...

12 03-04-2014 12:49 PM
View MalcolmLaurel's profile

Another "what kind of wood?" post...

03-03-2014 01:25 AM by MalcolmLaurel

Got two pieces of wood I’d love to identify. The first is a live edge ...

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

Help with veneer identity, looks familar

03-02-2014 01:40 PM by JustplaneJeff

Looks like something I’ve seen before, but its been a while. My nei...

16 03-04-2014 12:57 AM
View Whiskers's profile

Questions on using a Moisture Meter

03-02-2014 04:08 AM by Whiskers

We have quite a few folks in my area who dry and sell cut lumber and recently...

3 03-03-2014 02:12 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Old pianos for quality lumber?

02-27-2014 05:37 PM by bigblockyeti

I see with some regularity people giving away pianos on various sites, usuall...

14 03-02-2014 07:14 PM
View Jordan's profile

Cypress knees

02-26-2014 04:25 AM by Jordan

To tell you the truth, I don’t know what a cypress knee is but this is ...

31 03-02-2014 12:18 AM
View rickf16's profile

Is this walnut

02-22-2014 04:29 PM by rickf16

A friend called and dropped this tree today. He doesn’t know what kind ...

32 03-01-2014 01:19 PM
View Danpaddles's profile

what wood is it?

02-24-2014 10:55 PM by Danpaddles

Familiar topic- I would take a pict, not sure it would help near as much a...

29 03-01-2014 05:08 AM

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