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Preserving rotten parts in wood for furniture

07-06-2014 08:36 PM by woodoogolem

I bought some low grade hard wood (damson or plum) which apart from some crac...

7 07-08-2014 09:22 PM
View paxorion's profile

Hardwood scraps - Smoking meat with cut-offs that have glue on it

07-04-2014 02:05 AM by paxorion

I have been going through cleaning up my scrap lumber stockpile, looking for ...

10 07-08-2014 06:28 PM
View chetrog's profile

Newbie , need lumber but where? Oregon

07-05-2014 07:10 PM by chetrog

I have a basic question that I’m hoping anyone could answer. I am new w...

15 07-08-2014 04:29 AM
View Chris's profile

Notice my Texas compadres: Looking Texas Mesquite logs, small 4"x11"

07-07-2014 05:22 PM by Chris

I am looking some air dried Texas Mesquite logs approximately 4”(dia.) ...

6 07-07-2014 10:07 PM
View Devin's profile

Cedar Shakes/shingles... Just acquired a bunch, need ides

07-07-2014 05:03 AM by Devin

I just acquired a bunch of cedar shakes that were on the roof of my grandpare...

2 07-07-2014 01:01 PM
View TelescopeMaker's profile

Ipe. Do I have rotted ipe?

07-07-2014 02:25 AM by TelescopeMaker

Someone gave me some leftover ipe from a dock he made. They were left in the...

3 07-07-2014 03:15 AM
View Lumberdamsel's profile

Is Walnut suppose to be a bit smoky when cutting or is that my chop saw?

07-04-2014 04:01 PM by Lumberdamsel

Hello, Its my first time working with walnut or any hardwood and i was a lit...

11 07-06-2014 06:33 PM
View TiggerWood's profile

Instead of getting the jointer I got wood

07-06-2014 05:34 PM by TiggerWood

There was a cl add that I saw a week ago that was two weeks old. I figured th...

0 07-06-2014 05:34 PM
View Micah Muzny's profile

What woods to avoid when making cutting boards?

07-04-2014 05:35 PM by Micah Muzny

I want to make a cutting board and wondering what hardwoods are safe to use. ...

12 07-05-2014 09:48 PM
View AnonymousRequest's profile

Kiln dried WALNUT for sale

07-05-2014 05:00 PM by AnonymousRequest

If you’re in Iowa, St. Louis or Chicago area, this might be worth the d...

0 07-05-2014 05:00 PM
View Tore2008's profile

Red Cedar, Walnut for $3.50/ft

07-04-2014 04:01 PM by Tore2008

Brand new to the site, and have only been dabbling in wood working for about ...

10 07-05-2014 02:26 AM
View DonJ's profile

07-03-2014 05:05 PM by DonJ

Has anyone purchased wood from these folks, and if so, any opinions?

5 07-04-2014 03:05 PM
View harum's profile

old vs. young (redwood growth)

07-02-2014 04:43 PM by harum

Until recently, when going through a stack of redwood at the lumberyard, I ha...

6 07-03-2014 02:42 PM
View crashman's profile

Epoxy or Butterfly

07-01-2014 01:11 PM by crashman

Hello LJ’S, Looking for a bit of advice/experience. I am building a ...

6 07-01-2014 09:45 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Light wenge - will it stay that way?

07-01-2014 12:39 AM by LiveEdge

I’m building a jewelry box and the only wenge stock I could get was 8/4...

4 07-01-2014 09:21 PM
View OldWrangler's profile

What to do with a burl..............

06-29-2014 05:14 AM by OldWrangler

Wife and I were roaming local woods and found this tree???? This appears...

14 06-30-2014 08:45 PM
View KBS17's profile

House being torn Down

06-30-2014 01:42 PM by KBS17

We have a 1960 white brick ranch in Charlotte. Tearing down everything but t...

3 06-30-2014 05:14 PM
View illusionfieldsfarm's profile

Poplar and termites?

06-30-2014 03:10 AM by illusionfieldsfarm

I’ve been looking at building a new home using poplar (tulip poplar her...

3 06-30-2014 05:55 AM
View kodmfl's profile

Sources of surplus, discarded or salvage lumber

06-29-2014 09:38 PM by kodmfl

This is probably a crazy question but I’m looking for a source of surpl...

2 06-29-2014 09:44 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Working with quarter inch stock ??

06-27-2014 04:03 PM by natenaaron

I am working on a small lamp project and as usual I decided the base had to b...

3 06-29-2014 05:19 PM

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