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buggy wood

11-18-2012 11:28 PM by Danpaddles

I was given some wood this summer, it came out of a steel barn, had sat there...

5 11-19-2012 10:16 PM
View Holbs's profile

saving wood furniture and items at garage sales and auctions

11-17-2012 02:38 AM by Holbs

i am finding alot of mahogany, oak, pine, cherry wood…etc.. cabinets, ...

11 11-19-2012 05:26 PM
View RussellAP's profile

The box is becoming more likable all the time

11-17-2012 08:45 PM by RussellAP

The hideous box idea made from 3 different woods is coming along nicely. I th...

6 11-19-2012 03:04 PM
View Mike's profile

The Wood Database

11-18-2012 01:10 AM by Mike

So there is often a thread about identifying the type of wood someone is usin...

1 11-19-2012 04:50 AM
View Knothead62's profile

Turning plywood

11-16-2012 10:09 PM by Knothead62

I did a search on the LJ site and found a number of great turnings using plyw...

3 11-19-2012 12:44 AM
View reggle's profile

Help Identifying wood(logs) species

11-17-2012 08:04 PM by reggle

hey guys i got a load of free logs am gonna use on the lathe and i wanted to ...

10 11-18-2012 06:58 PM
View ltroupe1's profile

What Is This Stuff?

10-31-2012 05:41 PM by ltroupe1

I have a local cabinet shop that agreed to let me get scrap wood from their w...

19 11-18-2012 11:20 AM
View Chris Speights's profile

Question About Cedar

11-15-2012 01:04 PM by Chris Speights

Is there a such thing as “Arkansas White Cedar”? A guy is sellin...

10 11-17-2012 02:46 AM
View Al14's profile

How many board feet in my lumber pile?

11-15-2012 02:32 PM by Al14

Anyone know how to estimate how many board feet in my lumber pile? I’m...

8 11-16-2012 04:09 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Trying to redesign on the fly

11-15-2012 07:00 PM by RussellAP

Thanks for your input on this project guys. What looked good in my head seeme...

5 11-16-2012 03:44 PM
View StevenPortland's profile

Type of wood for a painted Adirondack Chair?

11-13-2012 10:45 PM by StevenPortland

I live in Portland, Oregon, which is a wet and rainy place. I’m planni...

10 11-15-2012 01:00 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Need some advice

11-15-2012 01:44 AM by RussellAP

I’m making a chest and I’m wondering if I should have used these ...

25 11-15-2012 05:22 AM
View jmoo's profile

WTB Maple, Walnut and ???

11-14-2012 06:19 AM by jmoo

Hi, I have visiting Lumberjocks for years and have learned a lot from read...

6 11-15-2012 03:03 AM
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What happens to Bubinga as it ages

11-13-2012 01:12 AM by yellowtruck75

What happens to Bubinga as it ages? Does it darken like Padauk or will it ke...

2 11-14-2012 03:19 PM
View Dallas's profile

My Weekend Project

11-11-2012 11:50 PM by Dallas

A couple of days ago our neighbor had a bunch of trees taken down. Oaks, both...

7 11-14-2012 01:34 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Changing plans on the fly seldom works

11-14-2012 02:05 AM by RussellAP

Don’t ask me why I’m doing this or why I’m doing it this WA...

12 11-14-2012 07:39 AM
View JesseTutt's profile

question on plywood storage

11-13-2012 05:33 PM by JesseTutt

I am looking for a way to store plywood on its long edge leaning against the ...

4 11-14-2012 01:29 AM
View Sandra's profile

Can I use old plywood?

11-11-2012 12:38 AM by Sandra

Good evening all,I’m out of province visiting my mother in law, missing...

12 11-13-2012 03:48 AM
View rbterhune's profile

Flame Birch - Difficult for beginner?

11-09-2012 06:49 AM by rbterhune

I really would like to make a dresser out of flame birch. I’m relativel...

7 11-12-2012 09:45 PM
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Red Oak Log Bacteria ?

11-06-2012 04:55 PM by seb6200

I have 2 huge red oak logs that have been sitting in my yard for about 3 year...

3 11-12-2012 09:35 PM

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