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Could pine be used for counter tops?

01-24-2014 09:18 AM by Say

I have collected full size 2×4 x 8 feet long pine wood from a trucker an...

11 02-13-2014 04:38 AM
View dieselpusher6262's profile

Quick question about what type of wood this is

02-11-2014 11:22 PM by dieselpusher6262

Just wondering what type of wood this is. It is a picture of a chair and...

8 02-13-2014 03:11 AM
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cutting board

02-11-2014 06:37 PM by Joe Weaver

I have a real nice piece of walnut that I would like to make a cutting board ...

7 02-12-2014 10:05 PM
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Can you explain 90/80 90/50 No. 1 Common grades to me

02-11-2014 09:10 PM by opalko

I’m looking at cherry lumber at some online dealers and they are listin...

4 02-12-2014 05:44 PM
View georgiaken's profile

Wood for Workbench - laminated vs solid tops

01-21-2014 09:30 PM by georgiaken

I have a question that I can’t seem to find an answer on…trying t...

10 02-12-2014 04:04 PM
View Jake's profile

How to fasten kitchen countertop to allow for expansion

02-10-2014 09:23 AM by Jake

Hey all. Quick question about fixing a slab of wood as a kitchen countertop. ...

11 02-10-2014 03:07 PM
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02-09-2014 07:04 PM by fatty

Is it true that Purpleheart will change color over time. I’ve even heard it w...

7 02-10-2014 04:02 AM
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Curly Maple

02-07-2014 11:58 PM by Martin659

I’m sure these questions have been covered countless times, but I’...

21 02-10-2014 03:29 AM
View bvak123's profile

Ever Use a Froe

02-05-2014 10:34 AM by bvak123

I have had several opportunities to get some quality lumber from downed trees...

24 02-10-2014 02:01 AM
View Dallas's profile

A Job on my Birthday

02-08-2014 11:36 PM by Dallas

Today was a nice warm day, compared to the last few here in our small chunk o...

11 02-10-2014 12:13 AM
View cutworm's profile

Hmm. Interesting post on CL - Columbia SC

02-08-2014 10:08 PM by cutworm Lots of stuff. A man...

2 02-09-2014 02:10 AM
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Spalted Hickory Crotch

02-07-2014 05:30 PM by bannerpond1

I almost burned this, but then decided to spend half an hour salvaging wh...

2 02-08-2014 10:07 PM
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Air Drying in Arizona

05-18-2012 02:18 PM by KenBry

Does anyone have any experince drying green lumber in Az? I am considering tr...

10 02-08-2014 09:11 PM
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materials in the shoals area

02-07-2014 03:47 AM by coachjohnson

I’m gonna be in the florence muscle shoals alabama area tomorrow. Does ...

5 02-08-2014 06:49 PM
View gcap74's profile

Wood native to Utah for project

02-06-2014 10:59 AM by gcap74

Hi everyone! I am very very new to wood working but so far this forum has ...

5 02-08-2014 10:29 AM
View jeffarchie's profile

need opions cutting hickorey with band saw mill

02-06-2014 07:09 PM by jeffarchie

i know it is a very hard wood to cut. ive been cutting this hickorey at 3/4 t...

31 02-08-2014 02:40 AM
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Planking Pinon?

02-02-2014 12:51 PM by Brinkley

Hey everybody. Name’s Brinkley. Thanks for having me.So out here in N...

5 02-08-2014 02:00 AM
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Cheaper Wood

02-06-2014 07:09 PM by Paddle_Tail

I am a newbie and Im looking to find hardwoods for my budget I have been goin...

14 02-08-2014 12:42 AM
View colleend's profile

need help with what to do

02-06-2014 10:58 AM by colleend

hello…I just acquired 2 beautiful slabs of black walnut….logging ...

12 02-07-2014 11:06 PM
View geegeeburr's profile

Green Eucalyptus question

02-06-2014 10:59 AM by geegeeburr

Hi all,new poster/hobby woodworker here.I have this stump w/ roots that IR...

6 02-07-2014 06:59 PM

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