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Help squaring lumber in SE Michigan

80 days ago by athomas5009

Good evening my fellow lumber jocks, I’ve come here tonight for advice ...

2 79 days ago
View oldstarter's profile

Is it Teak?

80 days ago by oldstarter

Hi everyone I’ve just joined L/J and I’m just starting my second ...

9 79 days ago
View Don's profile

Which wood for an outdoor kitchen

84 days ago by Don

If you were to build a counter top for an outdoor kitchen, which wood would y...

29 79 days ago
View jmos's profile

Cutting down a Holly tree - worth saving?

84 days ago by jmos

I live in a pretty high density area, and don’t have much property. My...

9 79 days ago
View 72hw's profile

Ok to sand in hot weather?

82 days ago by 72hw

So I was at the neighborhood Ace this evening picking up some paper for my RO...

14 80 days ago
View Blackie_'s profile

Mesquite tree finely coming down

106 days ago by Blackie_

I bought my house back in 96 and this Mesquite tree has been in the back yard...

35 81 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Advice prepping logs/large pieces for bowls & other blanks

82 days ago by Eddie

So yesterday on my way home from the office I passed by the guy shown below t...

2 81 days ago
View khanegan's profile

bald cypress for workbench

82 days ago by khanegan

Hi,I”m somewhat new to woodworking (have been at it for ~3 years) and a...

4 82 days ago
View Mark's profile

Birch vs Maple

864 days ago by Mark

okay everyone. my question plain and simply is what are the differences betwe...

16 82 days ago
View Ganesh Kumar's profile

Need help identifying some wood boards (yay, it is Cherry)

83 days ago by Ganesh Kumar

I have four boards pictured here that I think are of the same wood. I got the...

21 82 days ago
View MsFixIt's profile

First project - radiator cover - wood and stain

84 days ago by MsFixIt

I’m starting – attempting rather – to build a radiator cove...

1 83 days ago
View CharlesA's profile

If you're looking for QS Oak and you're near Central Kentucky

84 days ago by CharlesA

Several hundred bf here. I have no idea the quality of the wood or milling.

4 83 days ago
View talle's profile

Acquired some veneer - good deal?

84 days ago by talle

So I went to a woodworking auction recently and bid on some veneer. I was ab...

6 83 days ago
View ADHDan's profile

Best way to transport a TON of lumber and tools across country?

84 days ago by ADHDan

My parents have a family friend in North Carolina who is getting out the prof...

22 83 days ago
View CharlesA's profile

another lumber deal--Louisville/southern Indiana

84 days ago by CharlesA

Don’t know anything about the quality or details on the oak, but the pr...

0 84 days ago
View adrianpglover's profile

Mill a cypress tree?

84 days ago by adrianpglover

So I’ve been toying with the idea of cutting down a bald cypress tree t...

3 84 days ago
View drpdrp's profile

Birch Ash and Maple

90 days ago by drpdrp

How to tell the difference?

11 84 days ago
View JefferySun's profile

Need Help

85 days ago by JefferySun

Hi. Everyone I know more guys in here has more experience about wood worki...

9 84 days ago
View Blackie_'s profile

Cypress or Cedar? I need some help a block of wood I received.

131 days ago by Blackie_

Hi I just received a block of wood that had been on the ground in the sun ...

33 84 days ago
View MrRon's profile

Plywood source

85 days ago by MrRon

As we all know, plywood rated as 3/4” thick is only 23/32” and al...

2 85 days ago

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