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Wood selection for intarsia – Can you point me in the right direction?

05-12-2012 01:28 PM by becikeja

The idea of creating paintings in wood is fascinating to me, and I am current...

2 05-17-2012 11:46 AM
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05-17-2012 03:33 AM by Straightbowed

I have access to a few downed apple trees any suggs for cuttin and dryin

2 05-17-2012 10:53 AM
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Anyone bought TEAK lately? What does it cost?

05-15-2012 02:08 PM by Tedster

I need just a quick round number to compare with my local supplier. Thanks!

9 05-16-2012 09:44 PM
View rut's profile

Bowing after ripping wide board

05-16-2012 01:08 PM by rut

I had some 10-12” wide hard maple that I had to rip to make raised pane...

2 05-16-2012 06:58 PM
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Curly Cherry or not

05-15-2012 08:23 PM by Michigander

I am building a cherry TV Console which I plan to put a solid cherry top ...

5 05-16-2012 05:09 PM
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Wood identification Soft/Hard maple? something else?

05-12-2012 05:05 PM by BlauSchuh

Hi Folks, longggggg time lurker… just joined the forum and hoped to tap...

10 05-16-2012 12:08 PM
View Brett's profile

Soft maple vs hard maple

05-15-2012 10:22 PM by Brett

I bought a 10/4 board of soft maple recently with the intent of using it to m...

3 05-16-2012 11:55 AM
View Mike's profile

Wood from your own property

05-09-2012 12:15 PM by Mike

Hi everyone, here’s something that I’ve had in the back of my min...

8 05-16-2012 02:09 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Big Box cedar

05-15-2012 10:04 PM by RussellAP

I found red cedar at both Lowes and HD about a month ago and bought enough to...

3 05-15-2012 11:33 PM
View Joseph Jossem's profile

curly mango

05-15-2012 02:06 AM by Joseph Jossem

This was a struggle to get the old growth trees are limited now....

1 05-15-2012 02:25 AM
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No Customer Service

05-07-2012 08:28 PM by John

Not really sure which forum this should have been but wanted this to be seen ...

26 05-15-2012 12:40 AM
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What to do with all this wood?

05-10-2012 10:13 PM by Martyroc

Hello fellow LJer’s,Some of you may already know that I work for the wi...

53 05-14-2012 09:46 PM
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CAL Berkeley Fans - The Wooden Duck is selling off wood from the old stadium

05-11-2012 11:57 PM by sixstring

Not a fan myself, but I cant pass up on picking up some of this historic wood...

2 05-14-2012 08:22 PM
View rut's profile

Rip and glue or use as one piece?

05-14-2012 12:24 PM by rut

I have some wide maple boards for making raised panels in the kitchen. Is it ...

5 05-14-2012 01:30 PM
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Largest Wood Stockpile in the World

05-13-2012 06:43 PM by interpim

saw this today… can you imagine how many cutting boards we could get ou...

2 05-14-2012 12:58 PM
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What Finish do I use?

05-12-2012 11:50 PM by TerinaC

Hi all Am hoping you can help. I am working with 100yr old hard wood and ...

12 05-14-2012 02:04 AM
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Workbench Top Timber ??

09-01-2010 01:11 PM by Joshua Morrissey

I decided to build a new workbench and I have some ideas for the timber to us...

16 05-13-2012 03:51 PM
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Pine logs

05-12-2012 07:53 PM by WalnutRidge

Well I finally got the logs from the guy at work today (six loads in my picku...

4 05-13-2012 01:32 PM
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Americn Chestnut - any lumberjock seen a live one?

05-02-2012 02:03 AM by nashbok

I just watched an interesting documentary on the American Chestnut tree (embe...

30 05-12-2012 10:30 PM
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Where to find quality wood

05-09-2012 10:45 PM by MrRon

Finding quality wood is the same as finding quality meat. The quality cuts of...

4 05-12-2012 06:17 PM

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