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Large Burl Wood Trumbull, CT

12-11-2017 02:55 PM by Krb2199

My husband and I just bought a home with a large Burl Wood. We cut it down, b...

0 12-11-2017 02:55 PM
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12-10-2017 03:22 AM by RinBarrett

I’m searching for a source for Rowan wood. I need turning blanks 1R...

2 12-10-2017 11:04 PM
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Wood Identification

12-10-2017 12:21 PM by JKVWood

Can anyone identify this wood? It came from a house in South Texas that was m...

6 12-10-2017 04:27 PM
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Is this maple?

12-04-2017 01:49 AM by Chris Cook

I am thinking it’s maple, but don’t want to taint the survey. Fe...

25 12-09-2017 02:11 PM
View David's profile

Food safe finishes

12-07-2017 08:28 PM by David

Hi, I made few bowls and I like to know your recommendations for finishes ...

4 12-07-2017 08:43 PM
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12-07-2017 08:21 PM by David

Hi Is maple safe for making bowls and utensils? Thanks

4 12-07-2017 08:36 PM
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Making tee markers for a golf course

12-05-2017 09:32 PM by phatso

Our course is going to redo the tee markers for the golf course. There are f...

2 12-07-2017 03:54 PM
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Resaw near Myrtle Beach, NC

12-04-2017 11:14 PM by drewpy

Does anyone know of any mills around the area the will resaw/mill some 4/4 lu...

1 12-07-2017 01:37 PM
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Density of wood species and moisture?

12-04-2017 11:08 PM by DocSavage45

Hey LJ’s , Another ignorant question? LOL! Had a recent discussi...

19 12-07-2017 03:41 AM
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Pine Radiata AC Plywood

12-05-2017 01:57 PM by mack11

Hi there, I’m trying to get my hands on some Radiata AC(X) grade ply...

5 12-06-2017 03:46 AM
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Wood oven?

12-05-2017 02:08 PM by pontic

I was thinking about making an oven out of galvanized sheet metal and hot wat...

10 12-05-2017 09:18 PM
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What type of spalted in firewood?

12-05-2017 02:41 AM by drewpy

This is a follow up for another topic. —

6 12-05-2017 11:50 AM
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Black wood (or synthetic material?) for thin accent

12-02-2017 08:12 PM by BadgerJoe

Good Afternoon: I am planning to build a subwoofer for a relative. The MD...

8 12-04-2017 01:31 PM
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Plywood vs manufactured wood in shop/outdoor furniture

11-23-2017 02:33 PM by JohnTM

Noob type, complex question. Feel free to shoot me. But this IS a serious que...

23 12-04-2017 10:25 AM
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Emergency WOOD storage

06-21-2017 01:18 PM by RamsleyWoodworking

I have been just informed that I have less than 8 hours to remove my lumber f...

37 12-04-2017 06:53 AM
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question about purchasing "new to me" rough lumber and acclimation

12-02-2017 01:52 AM by Holbs

One thing that has confused me about when you purchase rough sawn lumber at y...

7 12-03-2017 02:48 PM
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Ideas for shed

12-03-2017 11:59 AM by richardchaos

I just thought I would get some input….. Where I am at the wood shop...

1 12-03-2017 01:23 PM
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Lacewood/ Wood ALLERGIES

11-30-2017 01:52 PM by kwcraft17

I made my own Lacewood veneer for 6 cabinet doors with an MDF core. Needless...

12 12-02-2017 05:23 PM
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Padauk Sucks!

09-10-2012 01:22 AM by AKSteve

I got a 2 inch thick by 10 ft piece, and I started working with itoday. first...

39 12-02-2017 08:35 AM
View Rich's profile

Decent moisture meter in the <100 dollar range

12-01-2017 11:33 PM by Rich

The title pretty much says it all. I’m looking for a relatively inexpe...

5 12-02-2017 04:34 AM

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