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Why Is Rough Sawn Lumber Cut In Such Long Lengths?

09-08-2012 07:47 PM by knotscott

The title pretty much states my question. I have a small shop and limited st...

22 09-28-2012 11:12 PM
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Central Machinery #725 Band Saw

09-28-2012 04:28 PM by Mandy

I have a central machinery#725 and I’m in need of blades. Unfortunately...

4 09-28-2012 08:09 PM
View RWininger's profile

Ignorant Me

09-20-2012 02:53 PM by RWininger

• So I ordered some curly red maple on line at Bell forest, a local Michig...

21 09-27-2012 05:59 PM
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Moisture Meter Woes

09-25-2012 02:50 AM by rolltopbox

When I bought my meter I read the following: From the ManufacturerThe Exte...

5 09-27-2012 04:26 PM
View KylesWoodworking's profile

What do you call this oak??

09-25-2012 12:39 AM by KylesWoodworking

Does anyone know what you call this type of oak? It has a bunch of tiny b...

19 09-27-2012 12:00 PM
View Von's profile

Maple stump with burl & figuring

09-26-2012 01:49 AM by Von

So, I was out disposing of some yard debris and happ...

5 09-26-2012 05:31 PM
View Sandra's profile

134 bf of birch and maple - what was I thinking?

09-26-2012 12:00 AM by Sandra

So I answered an ad on Kijiji (like Craigslist) and ended up coming home with...

20 09-26-2012 02:42 AM
View ErikF's profile

What kind of wood is this?

09-24-2012 02:25 AM by ErikF

I picked some boards recently and am not sure if the guy I bought them from w...

8 09-26-2012 02:03 AM
View dpoisson's profile

Sealed end grain with parrafin/mineral spirits, but...

09-23-2012 01:20 AM by dpoisson

Howdy everyone, I cut a couple of game call blanks a couple of months ag...

3 09-25-2012 09:49 PM
View Kevin's profile

Rough cut cherry selection

09-22-2012 12:49 AM by Kevin

Hi, Couple of questions on how everyone stores their cherry wood after get...

7 09-24-2012 02:23 AM
View tazmaan's profile

Ideas/Suggestions for filling large gaps in antique flooring

09-21-2012 05:56 PM by tazmaan

Hi All,I have a large project, about 4000 sq ft of antique wide plank fir flo...

25 09-24-2012 01:21 AM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

The dumpster find PAIN!!!

09-21-2012 01:57 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Some of you may recall that I found some flooring at a local lumber liquidato...

30 09-24-2012 12:12 AM
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Unknown wood?

09-20-2012 02:00 AM by RyanC

Not sure if this is the right location for this but I was hoping ...

5 09-23-2012 09:37 PM
View mggraphix's profile

large Panels

09-21-2012 02:40 PM by mggraphix

Hi All, I have to manufacture some large panels for signage. Panels are ab...

3 09-23-2012 12:35 AM
View Joseph Jossem's profile

koa timber

09-22-2012 04:13 PM by Joseph Jossem

The state of hawaii issued another rfp for koa timber this last month.This w...

2 09-23-2012 12:13 AM
View noblevfd's profile

milling flame box elder ?

09-21-2012 09:10 PM by noblevfd

I am milling some flame box elder and need to know if I have to coat the flat...

4 09-22-2012 09:34 PM
View ScottStewart's profile

Acclimating/Storing Questions

09-21-2012 10:09 PM by ScottStewart

I have been purchasing lumber for the next couple projects after I get this o...

4 09-22-2012 02:20 AM
View Viktor's profile

New source of bamboo "lumber"

09-19-2012 10:12 PM by Viktor

Here is a new source of bamboo boards in N. America. They ship. http://www.wo...

8 09-21-2012 02:01 AM
View hamburglar's profile

online lumber order dissapointment / question

09-03-2012 06:31 PM by hamburglar

Hey folks, new to the forum as well as woodworking. (I’m a carpenter / ...

22 09-20-2012 12:57 PM
View lumberjoe's profile

What am I getting into with black locust?

09-17-2012 12:32 PM by lumberjoe

I went to the mill on Saturday to get some Ash for a table I am making and ha...

23 09-19-2012 09:11 PM

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