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Wood detectives needed

09-08-2017 03:31 PM by GRDKelowna

Hi all, long time skulker, first time poster. I’m looking to find out...

10 09-08-2017 10:10 PM
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Exotic Wood (Online)

09-06-2017 02:22 PM by TaySC

Just curious where most people get wood from that isn’t from their resp...

22 09-07-2017 09:46 PM
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Found Beutifully Figured Lumber being thrown away

08-25-2015 02:50 AM by RichardDePetris

This weekend I was driving through my residential neighborhood and saw someth...

13 09-06-2017 03:02 PM
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Gorgeous Crepe Myrtle Wood Chisel Handles

09-01-2017 09:10 PM by RichardDePetris

Two years ago, I posted my experience drying crape myrtle lumber I found on t...

4 09-06-2017 02:29 PM
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Fun lumber ID quiz #3

09-04-2017 11:45 PM by AZWoody

Here we go everyone. Third quiz.This should be interesting… All prev...

57 09-06-2017 03:43 AM
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Exterior untreated lumber... resistant to warping and rot (within reason)

08-14-2017 05:28 PM by marcVT

Hello all. I am doing a large car port (30×30) for a customer and they d...

19 09-06-2017 12:37 AM
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Poplar - color change?

09-04-2017 02:23 PM by BB1

I purchased some Poplar over the weekend. When I brought it home it had a rat...

17 09-06-2017 12:15 AM
View Jim55's profile

What have I got here?

09-03-2017 10:19 AM by Jim55

Saw an ad in the local classifieds… Maple, free, you haul away. Huh?! ...

9 09-05-2017 03:12 PM
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What to do with a fallen hickory tree (re, the lumber)?

09-03-2017 09:55 AM by Jim55

Ok, answer to question- “Cut it up.” That’s for all the ...

7 09-04-2017 02:43 PM
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Large wood cookies...

09-04-2017 01:31 PM by jonnybrophy

I’ve recently acquired some beautiful large oak cookies from a neighbor...

6 09-04-2017 02:35 PM
View MrRon's profile

Looking for the right adhesive

08-12-2017 09:49 PM by MrRon

I want to fabricate a built-up beam comprising (2) 2×8’s and a 2&#...

34 09-03-2017 10:24 PM
View papadan's profile

Well, it's next Thursday

08-31-2017 05:46 PM by papadan

Picked up the second half of the wood today from the guy that had to quit. He...

21 09-03-2017 05:33 PM
View AZWoody's profile (online now)

Fun lumber ID quiz #1

08-27-2017 07:22 PM by AZWoody

Having a sawmill, and living in the desert, I come across lumber that is not ...

148 09-03-2017 03:09 PM
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Fun lumber ID quiz #2

09-02-2017 02:09 AM by AZWoody

Greetings guys and gals. Today I have 2 photos to show you. The first install...

26 09-03-2017 04:02 AM
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What type of wood for an iphone speaker tube

08-30-2017 11:42 PM by metroplexchl

I want to build something like this bamboo tube but out of something other th...

6 09-01-2017 01:32 AM
View Grampaof10's profile

Cutting boards

08-31-2017 05:27 PM by Grampaof10

Can mahogany decking be used for cutting boards, or has it been treated?

4 08-31-2017 08:22 PM
View JDJ's profile

Best wood for beginner?

06-07-2011 12:11 AM by JDJ

I’m a new woodworker and I plan to build a lot of small furniture type ...

37 08-31-2017 02:37 AM
View DaveInPA's profile

Creating 6x6" beam from 4/4 boa SD

08-30-2017 02:40 AM by DaveInPA

Hi – I’m building a new room and the plans call for a few 16̵...

4 08-30-2017 04:41 PM
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(closed) Lumber at the big box store???

08-19-2017 08:43 PM by becikeja

I have not purchased lumber at a big box store in years. But this weekend I ...

64 08-30-2017 02:24 AM
View dbouch's profile

what IS this wood

08-26-2017 07:32 PM by dbouch

a friend of mine gave me a bunch of this stuff when he relocated his shop. i...

18 08-28-2017 07:51 PM

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