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Rocktober Yard Sale

10-17-2013 12:30 PM by BentheViking

In case you hadn’t heard Lumber Liquidators is doing a fall clearance s...

5 10-18-2013 01:03 AM
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bark from northern forests to replace hickory for woven seat of post-and-rung chair

10-14-2013 06:41 PM by jdh122

I’ve mostly finished my first post-and-rung chair, made with green wood...

4 10-16-2013 09:56 PM
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10-16-2013 12:35 AM by DKV

Last time I was at the lumberyard I noticed a very white (light cream) piece ...

12 10-16-2013 05:05 PM
View MC73's profile

Best (and no so expensive) wood for a bed.

08-30-2013 07:31 PM by MC73

My daughter want to build her son (my grandson) a bed. She has an extra long ...

20 10-16-2013 05:04 PM
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How to deal with reaction wood?

10-15-2013 06:00 PM by jacobgerlach

I previously posted here asking for help choosing lumber for some projects. ...

9 10-16-2013 07:59 AM
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Identifying a wood

10-14-2013 10:24 AM by jaymcn

I came across this piece of wood and I cannot identify what it is. I...

7 10-16-2013 04:50 AM
View mahdee's profile

Ever made furniture out of sassafras?

08-21-2013 12:51 PM by mahdee

Hi,So, I came across this sassafras tree and had it milled to some 3 and some...

11 10-16-2013 12:12 AM
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Got me some Sassafras

09-26-2013 03:57 PM by Jofa

I work at Home Depot tool rental as a second job at night. A lady and her da...

13 10-16-2013 12:07 AM
View mds4752's profile

Wood selection for outdoor furniture

10-14-2013 10:27 AM by mds4752

True noob here. Just finished making my new workbench; used the New Fangled W...

7 10-15-2013 07:01 PM
View jophoto's profile

Need suggestion for cutting staves

10-14-2013 10:31 AM by jophoto

Hi, I’m a new member and this is my first post. I have often visited th...

4 10-15-2013 04:26 PM
View territerri's profile

cedar log stain

10-14-2013 10:32 AM by territerri

I just had a beautiful Cedar log home built. I am very upset with the final ...

5 10-15-2013 04:17 PM
View woodteacher43's profile

Using hickory for outdoor furniture?

10-14-2013 10:28 AM by woodteacher43

I have a small park bench that someone brought in that needed new seat rails....

1 10-15-2013 02:40 AM
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Sapele help

10-14-2013 10:42 AM by tmartin110

Hoping someone could describe what is going on with my Sapele board. I purch...

1 10-14-2013 04:21 PM
View dswroe's profile

Source for unpeeled fence posts, poles or rails in Southern California

10-14-2013 10:35 AM by dswroe

Hello all! I have recently moved to the los angles area and am wanting to ...

0 10-14-2013 10:35 AM
View yoitsscholzy's profile

Hardwood in North Eastern KY

10-14-2013 10:34 AM by yoitsscholzy

Hey everybody - I’m very new to woodworking (and by that I mean I...

0 10-14-2013 10:34 AM
View Scott R. Turner's profile

Source for 1/8" x 2" Mahogany Strips for Lamination?

10-12-2013 03:24 PM by Scott R. Turner

I’m planning on building a sort of elegant Adirondack chair with bent l...

8 10-13-2013 04:26 AM
View LearningAsIGo's profile

Is there such a thing as mid grade plywood?

10-12-2013 05:09 AM by LearningAsIGo

Through google searches I’m trying to educate myself about plywood and ...

14 10-13-2013 04:08 AM
View Mr M's Woodshop's profile

How do I identify the species of a board I bought?

10-07-2013 02:01 AM by Mr M's Woodshop

I recently bought 19x boards from a guy that was selling lumber that ...

24 10-12-2013 11:56 PM
View Shawn Masterson's profile

Apple wood??????????

08-03-2013 12:17 PM by Shawn Masterson

I have a neighbor that has an apple tree that is slowly coming down. is the ...

19 10-12-2013 08:27 AM
View dschlic1's profile

How to repair this bench

10-10-2013 10:12 PM by dschlic1

Attached is a photo of an old bench from Guatemala. It is probably 40 or ...

7 10-11-2013 08:41 PM

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