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Wood on TV show, can you identify it for me please?

12-29-2014 03:02 PM by Ishan

I’ve been going crazy trying to identify the type of wood the podium is...

8 01-01-2015 01:45 PM
View bobro's profile

Working elm with hand tools

11-28-2014 11:58 PM by bobro

For some reason I’ve got this hankering to make something of elm, somet...

11 01-01-2015 02:30 AM
View Scott's profile

Air Drying Wood in Basement during Winter?

12-31-2014 05:13 PM by Scott

I have about 300 bd ft of Cherry, Black Walnut and Maple. I stickered it and...

6 12-31-2014 11:25 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Hot off the press cedar!

12-29-2014 09:51 PM by MissouriOutdoors88

Just picked these up this morning! I ended up with 6 2” thick slabs...

16 12-31-2014 03:03 PM
View Dallas's profile

A thought about Carbon Monoxide

12-30-2014 07:25 PM by Dallas

Years ago I worked as the IT guy for a small electric utility.In order to smo...

23 12-31-2014 02:29 PM
View Wardman's profile

Rare, fine, rough wood for sale in Beltsville Maryland

12-31-2014 02:35 AM by Wardman

My family owned a custom woodworking business dated back to the 1980’s....

0 12-31-2014 02:35 AM
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12-30-2014 05:41 PM by Dark_Lightning

My neighbor is moving soon. He’s offloading what he can’t take wi...

8 12-31-2014 02:00 AM
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WTB or swap - Barn Beam - Central CT

12-30-2014 04:31 PM by chrisstef

Im looking to buy or trade (lumber, tools, skills) a barn beam to use as a ma...

7 12-30-2014 11:51 PM
View wrecklessranch's profile

Is a large Maple covere in burls worth trying to sell?

12-30-2014 02:48 AM by wrecklessranch

My parents have a large maple on their property in Western WA that is covered...

5 12-30-2014 04:28 PM
View archwwc's profile

Wood Acclimation

12-30-2014 03:49 AM by archwwc

Greetings, After making some cutting boards as Christmas gifts this year, ...

2 12-30-2014 01:02 PM
View BMichs75's profile

Hardwood for interior shop siding

12-30-2014 12:14 AM by BMichs75

Woodworking brain trust,I am planning my spring shop build of a 30×50 sh...

5 12-30-2014 12:24 PM
View R1ch's profile

Spanish Cedar

12-30-2014 04:12 AM by R1ch

Can anyone help point me in the correct direction for a source of spanish ced...

1 12-30-2014 04:35 AM
View keith204's profile

Utilizing this Sassafras lumber with mildew?

12-10-2014 04:17 AM by keith204

I’m building some kitchen cabinets for our basement, using this Sassafr...

17 12-30-2014 02:23 AM
View ezgnann's profile

Cutting a circular top

12-29-2014 03:04 PM by ezgnann

Recently, I acquired some pieces of 1 3/4 oak and I want to make a circular t...

12 12-30-2014 12:36 AM
View JohnnyBravo635's profile

Air dried moisture content

12-29-2014 05:56 PM by JohnnyBravo635

I used my saw mill to cut 1” thick cherry slabs. They have air dried f...

6 12-29-2014 10:00 PM
View Chris's profile

Fiddleback Maple - availability / tech question

12-29-2014 07:01 AM by Chris

I was wondering if anyone is familiar with the largest pieces of Fiddleback M...

3 12-29-2014 08:39 PM
View becikeja's profile

Twisted Wood

12-28-2014 01:59 PM by becikeja

I am a weekend warrior and could use some advice. I got, what I thought was ...

8 12-28-2014 10:39 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

What's so great about mahogany?

12-26-2014 07:53 AM by Purrmaster

I keep thinking I need to make something out genuine (Honduran) mahogany. I ...

20 12-28-2014 08:29 AM
View Belg1960's profile

making wooden printers boxes

05-05-2011 06:56 PM by Belg1960

Good afternoon, I was wondering if there was any tips for creating these type...

15 12-27-2014 11:10 PM
View Patrick's profile

Searching for an online Banak lumber dealer

12-26-2014 07:58 PM by Patrick

I’ve worked with many species of lumber but one of my favorites is Bana...

6 12-27-2014 01:24 AM

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