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View RussellAP's profile

Look what I got!

11-10-2012 04:32 PM by RussellAP

I’m thinking end tables.

10 11-12-2012 02:48 PM
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11-12-2012 07:06 AM by RussellAP

Where do you get your hardwood and exotic dowels? I’d like to score ...

3 11-12-2012 01:17 PM
View RussellAP's profile

To wait or not to wait?

11-11-2012 10:32 PM by RussellAP

I cut and joined some padauk, walnut, and red oak today. I cut the dimension ...

2 11-12-2012 01:53 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Selecting wood for workbench: new oak, fir or reclaimed oak

10-17-2012 11:37 PM by toddbeaulieu

Well, once again I seek the wisdom of a fantastic group of wood lovers. I&...

16 11-12-2012 01:12 AM
View wrenchguy's profile

A wood what is it, but really its a why is it? 110 year old balloon construction house

11-08-2012 01:18 PM by wrenchguy

I’m working on daughters 110year old house in plymouth taxachewetts and...

10 11-11-2012 07:47 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Do you prefer working exotics?

11-08-2012 11:13 PM by RussellAP

The exotic woods that is. I’ve never been one to buy exotic woods, but ...

6 11-10-2012 03:15 AM
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11-07-2012 06:14 PM by RussellAP

Went to my local hardwood dealer and found a couple nice pieces of padauk. It...

12 11-09-2012 03:36 AM
View derosa's profile

Using cherry sap wood, any issues and will it stay whitish?

11-05-2012 08:48 PM by derosa

I’m making some cutting board Christmas gifts and had a thought about u...

2 11-09-2012 01:44 AM
View FredIV's profile

best wood for outdoor furniture?

05-08-2012 05:25 PM by FredIV

Hey all, My neighbor asked me to make her a buffet table/cabinet that will be...

21 11-08-2012 11:30 PM
View steve6678's profile

My favorite - American Cherry

11-08-2012 12:40 AM by steve6678

I didn’t write this, but it’s good: Of all the woods out there...

7 11-08-2012 11:27 PM
View skeemer's profile

Removing wax from bowl blanks

11-08-2012 11:12 PM by skeemer

I’m planning to turn a bowl blank into a spice container for my wife fo...

2 11-08-2012 11:17 PM
View slipcovershelley's profile

20x30 or tuff shed?

11-07-2012 06:21 AM by slipcovershelley

Here’s the deal, I sew custom slipcovers and have outgrown my workroom&...

12 11-08-2012 10:28 PM
View mcoyfrog's profile

nice 1/4" plywood

11-08-2012 04:16 AM by mcoyfrog

Does anyone know if they make a 1/4” plywood that looks like glued up b...

3 11-08-2012 07:41 PM
View ileneinyonkers's profile

75' oak tree down in our yard - how can we sell this wood?

11-06-2012 06:41 PM by ileneinyonkers

We were advised that a tree this large might provide a fabricator with some w...

6 11-07-2012 01:15 AM
View ralfgretson's profile

Building a bird feeder

11-06-2012 04:15 PM by ralfgretson

My little girl will have her birthday soon and I want to make her something u...

6 11-06-2012 08:44 PM
View lumberjoe's profile

Interesting grain after turning, what is this?

11-05-2012 07:25 PM by lumberjoe

I made myself a quick and crappy pen for shop use out of a pretty nondescript...

16 11-06-2012 06:03 PM
View Anj's profile

Need help with simple 'craft' project!

11-05-2012 07:46 PM by Anj

I recently had a 35 year old tree fall down during a storm. It was a beautifu...

4 11-06-2012 04:34 AM
View CopperBeech's profile

Copper Beach tree - need to find wood kiln on Long Island, NY

11-03-2012 11:47 PM by CopperBeech

Hello everyone here, My dad was a master woodcraftsman, who trained in Ire...

1 11-04-2012 12:11 AM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

I think I got lucky on this wood

09-06-2012 03:22 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy Lumberjocks, I got three solid oak countertops at a habitat for ...

15 11-03-2012 11:50 PM
View steve6678's profile

Storing Wood horizontal or vertical?

11-02-2012 11:11 PM by steve6678

I have quite a few board ft, well, maybe 100bf or less, not that much, but I ...

5 11-03-2012 11:44 PM

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