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red birch vs. natural birch

06-29-2016 04:42 PM by Ben

Hi Gang, I’ve never worked with Birch before. I’m building ...

2 06-30-2016 04:07 AM
View scjetson's profile

Trex for Outdoor Furniture?

06-29-2016 05:14 PM by scjetson

I have built a lot of outdoor furniture using Cypress when I lived in GA. I ...

2 06-30-2016 12:24 AM
View MJinCA's profile

Best way to remove old paint from Oak?

06-27-2016 08:17 PM by MJinCA

Hi all, new to these postings but a longtime reader. So many good tips and in...

8 06-29-2016 05:32 PM
View Slabguy's profile

Milling hickory for handles

06-28-2016 09:00 PM by Slabguy

I’m getting ready to cut down a couple of hickory trees in my yard and ...

2 06-29-2016 03:33 PM
View Majik365's profile

Drying wood-taping up the ends

06-28-2016 01:47 PM by Majik365

I have been cutting and drying my own lumber for a while now and am curious w...

5 06-29-2016 11:51 AM
View jssussex's profile

Want to make or buy wood veneered over metal layer.

06-27-2016 09:50 PM by jssussex

I need to make a wood veneered panel 3×4 feet that will hold magnets. ...

14 06-29-2016 12:21 AM
View Rosepedal27's profile

What kind of wood

06-26-2016 07:02 PM by Rosepedal27

What kind of wood is this? Not sure if it’s oak or what

7 06-27-2016 06:49 PM
View MrRon's profile

What wood for this project

06-20-2016 03:57 PM by MrRon

I am building a train model (3/4” scale) and need to make these window ...

7 06-26-2016 08:43 PM
View clin's profile

Wood choiced for gate?

06-23-2016 11:26 PM by clin

I need to replace several yard gates around my house. I’m looking to ma...

8 06-26-2016 02:03 PM
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06-23-2016 10:25 PM by jwmalone

I have two cedar boards rough cut 1 by 8. Thinking of making a child size ro...

1 06-26-2016 02:38 AM
View Marn64's profile (online now)

Source of European Beech for a workbench?

06-21-2016 06:50 PM by Marn64

Hey, so I am building my first bench, and I’m designing a European styl...

25 06-24-2016 04:54 AM
View SuperBee18's profile

Warped Plywood Cabinet Carcass - Help!

06-23-2016 12:18 PM by SuperBee18

Hey All, I’m setting off to make the first of 6 cabinets to refinish...

11 06-23-2016 11:42 PM
View GregoryF's profile

Epoxy to fill cracks in pressure treated 4x4s

06-22-2016 08:38 PM by GregoryF

I have just built a playset out of pressure treated pine and the 4×4R...

7 06-23-2016 12:47 PM
View bruc101's profile

Building Material Market in Russia

06-22-2016 03:43 AM by bruc101

My wife and I have been to one of these in Novosibirsk. She warned me on the ...

0 06-22-2016 03:43 AM
View Blackie_'s profile

Help identifying a Tree. (Pictures)

06-20-2016 01:42 PM by Blackie_

Hi all, I was hoping someone could help me identify a tree, I’ve been t...

15 06-21-2016 11:38 AM
View GerryB's profile

Laminate flooring removal/repair

06-04-2016 06:00 PM by GerryB

LOML would not be satisfied with anything but Lumbr. Liq. Russian Olive lamin...

7 06-21-2016 12:41 AM
View Canofworms's profile

Strand woven prefinished Bamboo acclimation period?

06-17-2014 10:42 AM by Canofworms

So I bought 550 s/f strand woven prefinished bamboo floor from lumber liquida...

35 06-20-2016 10:16 PM
View RandyinFlorida's profile

Google Search Question

06-20-2016 04:21 PM by RandyinFlorida

I want to do some internet research about the techniques of gluing different ...

4 06-20-2016 05:17 PM
View AgentWill's profile

Having trouble finding wood for round carving

06-17-2016 08:05 PM by AgentWill

Hello everyone! I’m brand new to carving, and aside from hacking awa...

7 06-20-2016 03:03 PM
View ronbuhg's profile

any hints/tips on using Sassafras wood ??

08-18-2012 09:04 PM by ronbuhg

I bought some sassafras wood today to build a computer desk….could not...

23 06-20-2016 01:20 AM

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