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preparing a slab for shipment

10-23-2014 07:34 PM by Jacquelyn Smith

A client is shipping their 300lb, 3” slab to my shop so that I can make...

3 10-27-2014 04:42 PM
View emart's profile

portamill in seattle

04-10-2012 02:37 AM by emart

about a week ago at 5 am i was woken to up the merry sound of a 60 ft black l...

16 10-27-2014 07:24 AM
View rhybeka's profile

Craigslist ad too good to be true?

10-24-2014 03:42 PM by rhybeka

So I was at lunch and stumbled on this – Athens is about a two hour rid...

10 10-27-2014 03:55 AM
View Greg In Maryland's profile

Finally, a gloat worthy wood score. Or now what am I going to do, Part 2

10-27-2014 01:29 AM by Greg In Maryland

Back in June I scored two white oak logs that were recently cut down in my ne...

2 10-27-2014 02:55 AM
View kairos's profile

Philippine Mahogany Decking for furniture

10-20-2014 01:28 PM by kairos

My local lumber yard sells 5/4 Philippine mahogany decking for $3.29 BF, much...

5 10-26-2014 05:21 PM
View OldWrangler's profile

Flame Box Elder

02-14-2014 12:42 PM by OldWrangler

This post is just to make y’all jealous. These are 2 pieces I r...

29 10-26-2014 03:53 PM
View TheRealJobe's profile

Total panic -- Aquarium stand failure

10-24-2014 12:38 PM by TheRealJobe

Kind Lumber Jocks, I find myself in a total panic, I purchased a 55gal tan...

13 10-26-2014 05:40 AM
View Harley001's profile

Reclaiming wood

10-23-2014 02:58 PM by Harley001

Hello to all, This is my first post here after quite a few hours of trolli...

12 10-26-2014 12:17 AM
View msu4str's profile

Any takers..... Unique logs from the woods , Red Oak, White Oak, Sycamore, SY Pine, Hickory, Soft Ma

10-25-2014 03:05 PM by msu4str

Large Jumbo sized Logs often too big for local mills I am toying with t...

0 10-25-2014 03:05 PM
View Mark2457's profile

What type of plywood for shop cabinets

10-24-2014 12:01 PM by Mark2457

Hi guys I’m new to furniture/cabinet making (done a lot framing and ...

7 10-25-2014 12:06 AM
View northbc's profile

Plywood for cutting board

10-24-2014 06:59 PM by northbc

I just had a thought about making a cutting board for a family member for Chr...

2 10-24-2014 08:36 PM
View TZH's profile

Cracks in juniper tabletop

10-23-2014 12:33 AM by TZH

Awhile back, I posted a project ( of a...

17 10-24-2014 03:03 PM
View jvallee's profile

What species to buy?

10-24-2014 01:41 PM by jvallee

I am building my first piece of furniture, a bathroom vanity. I have all the ...

1 10-24-2014 02:01 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Wood type?

10-19-2014 11:12 PM by MissouriOutdoors88

Can anyone take a guess at what kind of wood this is? Dug them out of one of ...

60 10-24-2014 01:37 AM
View stixman's profile

Harvesting Blank Sticks

10-23-2014 04:19 AM by stixman

Just spent quite a few hours over the past four days searching for blank stic...

1 10-23-2014 06:51 AM
View Scottlj's profile

Learning to Buy Wood for Better Furniture

10-06-2014 05:04 AM by Scottlj

I’m getting better, but still super novice. A few of the pieces I’...

24 10-23-2014 04:03 AM
View Evangogh's profile

Economically friendly wood

10-16-2014 01:08 AM by Evangogh

Anyone have any tips on how to get my greedy hands on some decent wood for a ...

16 10-22-2014 10:20 PM
View fumehappy's profile

rough sawn expectations

10-20-2014 05:49 PM by fumehappy

So i ordered some 6×6 hemlock timbers from a local sawmill for a project...

11 10-22-2014 09:56 PM
View TFox's profile

What type of wood is this?

10-22-2014 05:06 PM by TFox

I am looking to make a sign,. and would like to know what type of wood this i...

7 10-22-2014 06:31 PM
View TheRoux90318's profile

Found this while re-sawing

10-16-2014 04:53 PM by TheRoux90318

When re-sawing some really old oak that I was able to save from an in-law who...

3 10-21-2014 08:15 PM

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