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Identify this wood

04-04-2017 04:00 AM by ppg677

Another identify this wood. Oak?

11 04-10-2017 01:33 PM
View DaveBevsWoodworker's profile

Powder Post beetles - Will a vacuum bag kill the larvae?

04-09-2017 02:12 PM by DaveBevsWoodworker

I purchased a small stack of maple live edge slabs that had evidence of powde...

2 04-09-2017 02:22 PM
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Ideas for "shed to kiln" project

04-08-2017 06:38 PM by elevatedwoodworks

Just emptied my 10×15 shed today, and want to turn into a kiln. N...

2 04-08-2017 08:07 PM
View pariswoodworking's profile

Woods to use/avoid for cutting boards

06-12-2012 08:39 AM by pariswoodworking

I have never made a cutting board, and I want to change that within the next ...

19 04-08-2017 06:13 PM
View pintodeluxe's profile

Drying Wood With A Home Dehumidifier

05-09-2011 02:07 AM by pintodeluxe

I have some nice Oregon White Oak that has air dried for one year. It is now...

11 04-08-2017 01:04 PM
View FreeRangeWoodworker's profile

Leaking construction adhesive

04-07-2017 11:27 PM by FreeRangeWoodworker

I am using construction adhesive in a calking gun on some pallet wood project...

11 04-08-2017 03:31 AM
View oldsailor59's profile

working with reclaimed wood

03-29-2017 07:28 PM by oldsailor59

I have wood taken from an old (100 yrs) tobacco pack house on the property. ...

19 04-07-2017 07:23 PM
View Kurt T. Kneller's profile

Storing Kiln Dried Maple After Rough Sizing

04-06-2017 05:52 PM by Kurt T. Kneller

Hi all,I have just purchased 200 bf hard white maple from Johnson’s Wor...

4 04-06-2017 10:03 PM
View Carloz's profile

What to make from acacia?

04-06-2017 07:38 PM by Carloz

I have an acacia tree on my front yard, which is leaning to the size and now ...

1 04-06-2017 07:50 PM
View workerguy's profile

Sipo Mahogany

04-04-2017 09:12 PM by workerguy

Hi, I new to Lumberjocks so hope I’m posting this in the correct place....

3 04-06-2017 03:19 AM
View Mike Gager's profile

wood smells like dog doo when cut

03-25-2011 02:01 AM by Mike Gager

im cutting some old 2×4s and they give a distinct aroma of puppy poo whe...

30 04-05-2017 05:42 PM
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Which species is better for a bed

03-31-2017 02:04 AM by Jimintomahawak

Hi Everyone, I am designing a bed for my daughter. It will be a full or queen...

17 04-05-2017 03:16 PM
View pontic's profile

The "old growth" days

04-02-2017 07:12 PM by pontic

I wonder what kinda trees we would find if we could go back into time. Say; a...

17 04-05-2017 12:50 PM
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Laminating Bubinga

04-04-2017 03:07 PM by builtinbkyn

Understanding that bubinga is “oily”, would it be better to use e...

11 04-05-2017 04:19 AM
View jeffswildwood's profile

Please help indentify this wood

04-03-2017 11:01 PM by jeffswildwood

Well, I got a new planer so now I am making good wood out of old wood. For fu...

20 04-04-2017 11:12 PM
View slideracd's profile

veneer id help please

04-02-2017 01:55 AM by slideracd

I recently picked up some veneer at an auction. And need help to identify it...

10 04-04-2017 09:29 PM
View alittleoff's profile

Yoshihito cherry

03-13-2017 02:20 PM by alittleoff

Is this wood good for anything? I have one that’s about 14 to 16 in. Th...

6 04-03-2017 09:33 AM
View dalepage's profile

Cherry, anyone?

04-03-2017 09:15 AM by dalepage

I have quite a bit of air-dried cherry (three years), some of it quarter sawn...

0 04-03-2017 09:15 AM
View bues0022's profile

How long to dry Oak log "cookie"?

03-25-2017 03:02 PM by bues0022

Three years ago my buddy and I cut down a huge burr oak tree on his property ...

2 04-03-2017 04:10 AM
View Jerry Spencer's profile

Bamboo vs Cedar

03-31-2017 03:42 PM by Jerry Spencer

I’m in the planning stages of make a Barley Harvest Grandfather Adirond...

4 04-02-2017 04:48 AM

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