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View Tokolosi's profile

wood ID help

05-04-2014 08:02 PM by Tokolosi

I found this pallet the other day. Its two distinct hardwoods. One reminds me...

13 05-06-2014 05:31 AM
View harum's profile

what wood is it?

05-03-2014 08:30 PM by harum

Brought several boards of some hardwood from a garage sale, which was sold to...

15 05-05-2014 11:29 AM
View ajthomas5009's profile

Help squaring lumber in SE Michigan

05-04-2014 02:53 AM by ajthomas5009

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

2 05-04-2014 11:20 PM
View oldstarter's profile

Is it Teak?

05-04-2014 12:06 AM by oldstarter

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

9 05-04-2014 05:00 PM
View Don's profile

Which wood for an outdoor kitchen

04-29-2014 02:29 PM by Don

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

29 05-04-2014 05:00 PM
View jmos's profile

Cutting down a Holly tree - worth saving?

04-29-2014 12:04 PM by jmos

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

9 05-04-2014 12:41 PM
View 72hw's profile

Ok to sand in hot weather?

05-02-2014 01:11 AM by 72hw

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

14 05-03-2014 11:53 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Mesquite tree finely coming down

04-07-2014 12:03 PM by Blackie_

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

35 05-02-2014 10:13 PM
View Eddie's profile

Advice prepping logs/large pieces for bowls & other blanks

05-01-2014 03:52 PM by Eddie

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

2 05-02-2014 12:50 PM
View khanegan's profile

bald cypress for workbench

05-01-2014 04:11 PM by khanegan

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

4 05-02-2014 12:54 AM
View Mark's profile

Birch vs Maple

03-11-2012 01:57 AM by Mark

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

16 05-01-2014 09:08 PM
View Ganesh Kumar's profile

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

04-30-2014 05:14 AM by Ganesh Kumar

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

21 05-01-2014 08:13 PM
View MsFixIt's profile

First project - radiator cover - wood and stain

04-29-2014 10:09 PM by MsFixIt

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

1 05-01-2014 01:45 AM
View CharlesA's profile

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

04-29-2014 07:19 PM by CharlesA

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

4 05-01-2014 01:42 AM
View talle's profile

Acquired some veneer - good deal?

04-29-2014 09:59 PM by talle

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

6 04-30-2014 04:53 PM
View ADHDan's profile

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

04-29-2014 02:17 PM by ADHDan

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

22 04-30-2014 03:16 PM
View CharlesA's profile

another lumber deal--Louisville/southern Indiana

04-30-2014 02:34 AM by CharlesA

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

0 04-30-2014 02:34 AM
View adrianpglover's profile

Mill a cypress tree?

04-29-2014 06:03 PM by adrianpglover

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

3 04-30-2014 01:32 AM
View drpdrp's profile

Birch Ash and Maple

04-24-2014 02:44 AM by drpdrp

How to tell the difference?

11 04-29-2014 07:47 PM
View JefferySun's profile

Need Help

04-28-2014 05:01 PM by JefferySun

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

9 04-29-2014 04:09 PM

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