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House being torn Down

06-30-2014 01:42 PM by KBS17

We have a 1960 white brick ranch in Charlotte. Tearing down everything but t...

3 06-30-2014 05:14 PM
View illusionfieldsfarm's profile

Poplar and termites?

06-30-2014 03:10 AM by illusionfieldsfarm

I’ve been looking at building a new home using poplar (tulip poplar her...

3 06-30-2014 05:55 AM
View kodmfl's profile

Sources of surplus, discarded or salvage lumber

06-29-2014 09:38 PM by kodmfl

This is probably a crazy question but I’m looking for a source of surpl...

2 06-29-2014 09:44 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Working with quarter inch stock ??

06-27-2014 04:03 PM by natenaaron

I am working on a small lamp project and as usual I decided the base had to b...

3 06-29-2014 05:19 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Cut my cherry burl

06-11-2014 03:03 AM by Gixxerjoe04

Got to cut up my cherry burl that i cut from a scrap pile around a month or s...

4 06-29-2014 03:06 PM
View Sharpie's profile

Black Locust Rounds

06-28-2014 01:50 AM by Sharpie

My wife would like me make some rounds out of Black Locust for a project (see...

4 06-29-2014 12:46 AM
View Micah Muzny's profile

Has anyone purchased wood from, looks cheap!

06-28-2014 04:03 AM by Micah Muzny

Surfing the web i came across There woods seems cheaper ...

2 06-28-2014 02:33 PM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Vaneer edges chipping

06-26-2014 02:05 AM by woodworkingdrew

Anybody got any tips or tricks to prevent vaneer edges from chipping? Thanks

4 06-27-2014 08:17 PM
View dschlic1's profile

Best lumber for a patio cart

06-20-2014 07:00 PM by dschlic1

I am thinking about building a patio cart similar to this. Woodsmith recommen...

6 06-27-2014 06:08 PM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

What kind of wood is this?

06-21-2014 06:45 PM by Kaleb the Swede

Got it on a craigslist find with a bunch of walnut, maple, and po...

35 06-27-2014 05:27 PM
View William Shelley's profile

Hickory - Carbide tooling required?

06-21-2014 11:12 PM by William Shelley

I’m working with hickory for the first time and it seems that my shop i...

10 06-27-2014 01:55 PM
View JDWilliams's profile

How to sand a table top without getting waves

06-27-2014 12:12 AM by JDWilliams

I started this project a few months ago. As time permits I get to do a bit o...

14 06-27-2014 01:04 PM
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06-26-2014 10:55 AM by lumberdog

What are some of the uses for shavings from my planer ?, i have several leaf ...

21 06-27-2014 12:56 PM
View wiser1934's profile

poplar for use in cheese board

06-26-2014 01:57 PM by wiser1934

any of my learned colleagues see any problems in using poplar for an end grai...

3 06-27-2014 02:18 AM
View Daveswoodcraft's profile

200 + year old pine

06-26-2014 06:42 PM by Daveswoodcraft

Hi all I live in a old New Englander in New Hampshire, from the dates I ha...

1 06-26-2014 08:31 PM
View chetrog's profile

Newbie question. Need 1x4 lumber for bench.

05-24-2014 02:03 PM by chetrog

I need to replace some boards from a sliding bench. The materiel is about 1&#...

10 06-26-2014 07:59 AM
View teamecho's profile

Andean Alder

06-25-2014 05:52 PM by teamecho

3000 Mature Andean Alder Trees; Best Way to Maximize Profits? This wood al...

2 06-26-2014 04:58 AM
View TiggerWood's profile

One full Cherry tree, how much?

06-21-2014 02:16 AM by TiggerWood

How much would you offer for this?

22 06-25-2014 09:28 PM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Additional face frame question

06-23-2014 04:23 AM by woodworkingdrew

anyone ever make face frames from Doug fir? I would like to joint and plane d...

11 06-25-2014 07:58 PM
View DonBoston's profile

Thought I was doing good...

06-22-2014 11:53 PM by DonBoston

Ok, so I’m new to the furniture making business, and I thought I was do...

36 06-24-2014 04:02 AM

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