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What to do with all this wood

01-17-2018 12:55 AM by Clarkswoodworking

I have access to inexpensive mapleFigured and curly I have been buying bundle...

15 01-18-2018 11:54 AM
View JoshNZ's profile

NZ native slabs

01-14-2018 12:04 AM by JoshNZ

I had a tree come down in a gulley on our property a few months back, have ha...

4 01-18-2018 12:35 AM
View jopo's profile

Help with Lumber ID?

01-11-2018 10:00 PM by jopo

I was driving to work in San Diego this morning when I came across this tree ...

12 01-16-2018 06:17 PM
View ccpanel's profile

Olive wood burls and pieces for sale

01-02-2013 05:43 AM by ccpanel

I just cut down 5 old growth olive trees.150-200 years didnt want to...

47 01-16-2018 05:37 AM
View Dr_T's profile

Wood ID questions

01-13-2018 11:30 PM by Dr_T

Hi All,Have a question on some wood ID for you all. A few bits of context to...

17 01-15-2018 12:12 AM
View BB1's profile

What causes this on walnut

01-14-2018 02:43 AM by BB1

I have some walnut that has white “something” within the grain of...

3 01-14-2018 12:32 PM
View ric53's profile

Teak Plywood

02-05-2017 12:48 PM by ric53

I have a customer that wants a mid century reception desk made to match the r...

12 01-12-2018 05:32 PM
View zard's profile

what's minimum thickness and grade plywood for bathroom cabinet

01-12-2018 04:36 AM by zard

building a bathroom linen cabinet. what is the minimum thickness and grade pl...

5 01-12-2018 04:11 PM
View BruceA150's profile

Connecticut Sheet Goods and Lumber for Cabinets - Where to buy?

01-12-2018 02:44 PM by BruceA150

Hi Everyone- I plan to build some kitchen and mudroom cabinets, bookcases,...

2 01-12-2018 03:42 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 ...

23 01-12-2018 01:11 PM
View Pburchins's profile

Ever buy wood with no project in mind? Bought a few cedar logs looking for ideas...

01-11-2018 04:52 PM by Pburchins

Topic tags/keywords: cedar question arts and craftsHello, I went to a sawm...

4 01-11-2018 11:56 PM
View Buffalocreeksm's profile

Please help identify lumber

01-10-2018 07:46 PM by Buffalocreeksm

I have been running my mill for two years now and today was pulling wood from...

10 01-11-2018 01:36 AM
View americancanuck's profile

why is 8/4 lumber more expensive that 4/4

01-03-2018 02:11 PM by americancanuck

In a recent search for some rough 8/4 fir I was told that the price was $6.89...

26 01-09-2018 04:04 PM
View BoilerUp21's profile

Potential Beetle Issues??

01-09-2018 12:27 AM by BoilerUp21

So i purchased a bunch of red oak two weeks ago and am in the process of join...

4 01-09-2018 04:12 AM
View BryanFaz's profile

Wood ID

01-07-2018 06:50 AM by BryanFaz

I think this wood is curly maple. But I’m not sure about the green coloration...

20 01-09-2018 12:50 AM
View Knockonit's profile

Carob tree

01-07-2018 04:45 PM by Knockonit

Well looking for another nicely figured wood i did run across two really n...

8 01-08-2018 10:36 PM
View Knockonit's profile

Uh oh new banned wood list as of 1-2-18

01-07-2018 03:20 PM by Knockonit

Well, was reading in regards to new endangered list. http://www.wood-databas...

6 01-08-2018 03:12 AM
View mjheck's profile

drying black walnut

01-06-2018 05:12 PM by mjheck

I recently was given 2 nice chunks of black walnut, 14” diameter x 30&#...

13 01-07-2018 11:05 PM
View MrRon's profile

Clear pine in 2x4's

01-07-2018 06:24 PM by MrRon

Is it possible to find 2×4’s in clear pine or southern yellow pine...

4 01-07-2018 09:57 PM
View ChadRat6458's profile

What is this?

01-05-2018 03:27 PM by ChadRat6458

The metal shop bought a bunch of walnut. They had this mixed in with it. ...

10 01-07-2018 01:20 PM

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