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Allowing for Shrinkage and Swelling

06-28-2013 10:01 PM by HorizontalMike

OK, we all know this happens and that we should always allow for this to happ...

10 07-03-2013 07:00 PM
View JefferySun's profile

need help

06-28-2013 09:53 PM by JefferySun

Hellow everyone anybody in here has more experience than me, does some one...

7 07-02-2013 12:41 PM
View Straightbowed's profile

What place does Boric Acid have in woodworking

05-07-2013 04:51 PM by Straightbowed

Is it safe or should I just not mess with it at all? I read an article along ...

16 07-01-2013 09:38 PM
View Dallas's profile

Lookit the Wood!

06-30-2013 07:35 PM by Dallas

This is a block of Chinese Tallow I cut off of one of the trees in our RV par...

10 07-01-2013 03:13 PM
View jimmyb's profile

Barn Wood Find

07-01-2013 12:22 AM by jimmyb

Had an interesting day this past Friday (June 28, 2013). I have always wan...

2 07-01-2013 12:11 PM
View woodify's profile

Shed Question

06-29-2013 01:36 AM by woodify

I started building a 10×12 shed this afternoon. I have the studs and ra...

6 07-01-2013 02:52 AM
View Mark Grunow's profile

Deck Railings

06-30-2013 05:24 PM by Mark Grunow

When I bought my house 20 years ago it included a 3 tier deck. Over the the ...

3 06-30-2013 07:37 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Allowing for Shrinkage and Swelling

06-28-2013 10:06 PM by HorizontalMike

OK, we all know this happens and that we should always allow for this to happ...

10 06-30-2013 12:03 PM
View ScottKaye's profile

C. P. Johnson Lumber open house

06-29-2013 03:28 PM by ScottKaye

I just got back from visiting Chirs’s open house. Chris was of course ...

0 06-29-2013 03:28 PM
View fredj's profile

Bloodwood reactions

06-28-2013 03:50 PM by fredj

Has anyone on here ever had a reaction to bloodwood ? I’ve worked with ...

15 06-29-2013 01:57 PM
View AngieO's profile

I think I'm falling in love with Cherry. (Especially at this price!)

06-28-2013 06:11 PM by AngieO

I remember when I moved out on my own and got married and we started buying f...

28 06-29-2013 01:18 AM
View SquintyPolock's profile

How do I find cheaper lumber?

06-03-2013 12:52 AM by SquintyPolock

Here is $265 worth of oak boards from HD. 1X12 $6.44/ LF ranging down...

38 06-28-2013 07:42 PM
View Beezle's profile

Buying ApplePly online

06-28-2013 06:47 PM by Beezle

I am currently fussing over making speaker boxes and decided to give ApplePly...

0 06-28-2013 06:47 PM
View AandCstyle's profile

Has anyone requested info from Hearne Hardwoods?

06-26-2013 02:11 PM by AandCstyle

June 18th I emailed Hearne Hardwoods for info regarding lumber and what shipp...

8 06-28-2013 02:26 AM
View Christian Holihan's profile

Name that wood

06-24-2013 07:43 AM by Christian Holihan

I have just started woodworking and I am having a blast so far. SO I thought ...

6 06-26-2013 04:02 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Mahogany panel slightly warped.

06-24-2013 11:44 PM by lateralus819

I have a panel i just glued up, and one corner of the board is slightly bent ...

11 06-25-2013 08:01 PM
View oopsboardstretchrplz's profile

Looking for insight re: reclaiming old barnwood>>>

11-14-2011 05:02 AM by oopsboardstretchrplz

Hello all!Im a beginner woodworker that has spent the last year tooling up an...

22 06-25-2013 05:09 PM
View KomputerMan's profile

What should I build with this???

06-21-2013 09:15 PM by KomputerMan

So I just got this slab of wood last night. It is about 3 1/2 feet tall, 4 f...

23 06-23-2013 06:36 PM
View Matt Przybylski's profile

Wood usage guide?

06-20-2013 01:07 AM by Matt Przybylski

Hello fellow jocks,I’ve considered for a while now buying some lumber t...

9 06-23-2013 02:59 PM
View john111's profile

Wood Beetle

06-19-2013 12:53 PM by john111

Hey Al!l I know that this topic has been addressed before and have read some...

6 06-22-2013 03:00 PM

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