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Material and board thickness for Roubo workbench top

05-22-2016 12:30 AM by Coalson

I live in the East Georgia area. I want to build a Roubo Split-top Style work...

1 05-22-2016 03:05 AM
View Don's profile

This can be fixed, right?

05-20-2016 01:27 PM by Don

Hi folks, my daughter in law’s sister (dister in law?) sent me a few ph...

15 05-21-2016 09:23 PM
View ChadRat6458's profile

Is this redwood?

05-19-2016 10:48 PM by ChadRat6458

Found this on craigslist in Oklahoma. The guy said he got it from his unc...

9 05-20-2016 01:54 PM
View Tachyon's profile

Getting "Green" Wood

05-19-2016 01:16 PM by Tachyon

I’ve been reading about people making chairs and wooden spoons with gre...

5 05-20-2016 06:43 AM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Local hardwood seller in East Texas?

02-01-2013 07:17 PM by MaroonGoon

Hey guys,I’m not sure how many of you Lumberjocks live in East Texas so...

10 05-20-2016 01:49 AM
View I_like_meats's profile

Need help identifying wood

05-19-2016 12:45 AM by I_like_meats

I work on a nature preserve and we recently had to cut this tree down for a t...

10 05-20-2016 01:16 AM
View Structure's profile

What type of wood is this?

05-19-2016 12:13 AM by Structure

Does anyone recognize this wood? Can you tell me what it is, and if it’...

4 05-19-2016 09:51 PM
View Kennethjg's profile

Treated redwood

05-18-2016 01:38 AM by Kennethjg

My dad gave me this redwood 4×6 that he “acquired” when he w...

4 05-19-2016 06:21 AM
View bbc557ci's profile

Material Choice for Kid's Picnic Table

05-07-2016 04:02 PM by bbc557ci

Hey guys… Been thinking about making a smallish picnic type table for m...

11 05-18-2016 11:42 PM
View JBrow's profile

Questions Regarding Treating 3000 bf of Red Oak from Power Post Beetles

05-18-2016 02:06 AM by JBrow

A few years ago I rescued a large quantity of red oak from being out in the w...

3 05-18-2016 08:07 PM
View Structure's profile

Fair price for black walnut logs?

05-18-2016 07:27 AM by Structure

I’m looking to get some black walnut to turn it into bowls on my lathe....

2 05-18-2016 06:25 PM
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05-18-2016 03:25 AM by ewinger

i have been given some mahogany wood that i have not found a way to fasten it...

5 05-18-2016 12:40 PM
View Adam Baird's profile

Getting Bugs Out Of White Oak

05-17-2016 07:55 PM by Adam Baird

I found a large load of white oak on craigslist this weekend. It had been si...

6 05-17-2016 09:54 PM
View crazypete's profile

Stabilizing thin planks

05-17-2016 01:53 AM by crazypete

Hello Lumberjocks…. I wasn’t sure where to post this, so I hop...

2 05-17-2016 02:32 PM
View arboldesignnyc's profile

red cedar vs. white cedar greying question.

05-16-2016 02:30 PM by arboldesignnyc

I build this post with red cedar and white cedar. i realize late in the game ...

4 05-16-2016 04:24 PM
View builtinbkyn's profile

See-through Wood

05-16-2016 04:02 PM by builtinbkyn

Thought LJers would have interest in this article. It’s actually a pre...

0 05-16-2016 04:02 PM
View Dave Rutan's profile

Wood from Old Church Pew, but What Wood is it?

05-14-2016 08:25 PM by Dave Rutan

I got my hands on a pair of old church pews, but I’m not sure what wood...

9 05-16-2016 02:25 PM
View Planeman40's profile

You cannot sue some Chinese companies for faulty products as they are "state entities"!

05-14-2016 05:37 PM by Planeman40

This is recommended reading! Some Chinese state-owned entities, backed by ...

5 05-15-2016 06:33 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Sycamore log

05-14-2016 11:26 AM by rwe2156

I have access to some logs approx 36 diameter they will not fit on my buddy&#...

7 05-14-2016 09:21 PM
View jonmakesthings's profile

Pallet wood I.D.

05-09-2016 11:35 PM by jonmakesthings

Picked up this pallet from work and the wood just doesn’t look like you...

10 05-14-2016 11:51 AM

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