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question about using apple for greenwood chair

12-12-2013 01:27 PM by jdh122

Someone who knows I’ve been dabbling in greenwood chair-making has rece...

4 12-12-2013 05:46 PM
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Wood finds

12-12-2013 04:07 AM by JustplaneJeff

Lots of you must have a story of a great find when it comes to the wood we al...

5 12-12-2013 03:48 PM
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Saw Dust and or waste

12-08-2013 07:59 PM by JohnMeeley

I have been idle for so long, I have forgotten how quickly I pile up sawdust ...

16 12-12-2013 02:53 PM
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Lumber moisture measurement?

12-09-2013 03:03 PM by wiwildcat

I have read that lumber should have a low moisture content (6-8%) before mill...

20 12-12-2013 04:28 AM
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12-11-2013 11:25 PM by rizick

anyone interested in making me an offer on some 5/4 non-wormy chestnut

8 12-12-2013 04:06 AM
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Glue ups in the cold (0 degrees F outside today)?

12-07-2013 08:53 PM by tengallonhat

My workshop is in my garage. I have a heater, so before doing any glue ups to...

11 12-12-2013 02:52 AM
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Mystery Dots on my Cutting Boards

12-07-2013 08:12 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I have been making cutting boards for the family for Christmas. ...

23 12-12-2013 12:16 AM
View JohnOfNELA's profile

drying tips for stored wood?

12-11-2013 04:53 PM by JohnOfNELA

I have a bargin basement garage operation which is not insulated very well. ...

1 12-11-2013 06:00 PM
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Tips for Working with Cedar

11-06-2013 01:40 PM by CharlesA

I’m about to build a cedar chest, made with all cedar. I’ve work...

15 12-11-2013 05:32 AM
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Old Growth Pine

12-09-2013 03:18 PM by sunken88

I have old growth pine I pulled from the bottom of the lake that sunk 110 yea...

3 12-10-2013 03:42 AM
View deadoakcarvings's profile

sawing live edge flitches and slabs

12-09-2013 03:16 PM by deadoakcarvings

Hi all, I am brand new to this site, and I was hoping I could draw on the...

13 12-10-2013 03:15 AM
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Pallet wood ID?

12-02-2013 05:11 PM by ADHDan

I picked up a bunch of these boards for free from the pallet bin at Home Depo...

26 12-10-2013 12:48 AM
View JCam's profile

Can you use Sawdust to help dry lumber?

11-07-2013 09:10 PM by JCam

Hey guys, I was wondering if you could use sawdust to help dry smaller pieces...

18 12-09-2013 01:25 AM
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Dibetou or African Walnut

11-03-2013 03:57 PM by BerBer5985

I was at the lumber store yesterday and they had a few stacks of Dibetou/Afri...

8 12-09-2013 01:16 AM
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Killing termites: clarification

12-07-2013 08:42 PM by MikeinSC

I have some live oak that has been on a forgotten corner of my property. I cu...

2 12-08-2013 03:52 PM
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What is this wood?

12-07-2013 02:09 AM by Dark_Lightning

My neighbor gave me this board that he didn’t want. It weighs 76.5 Lb/C...

16 12-08-2013 03:10 AM
View Jerlac's profile

Wood species

12-07-2013 03:53 AM by Jerlac

I’m not shure what that kind of wood it is can anybody help me with tha...

6 12-07-2013 12:45 PM
View Jerlac's profile

Wood moisture content

12-06-2013 02:08 AM by Jerlac

I got 4 white spruce slab 3”x14”x10’ they’ve been air...

4 12-07-2013 12:15 AM
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The morality of buying wood

12-02-2013 02:48 PM by Purrmaster

I’ve been thinking about something for a while and I was curious to see...

84 12-06-2013 05:26 PM
View mikeytheeye's profile

Need a small amount of thicker walnut for a project around Chattanooga.

12-05-2013 07:51 PM by mikeytheeye

I need to find some thicker walnut in order to eliminate as many glue joints ...

3 12-06-2013 02:10 AM

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