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Best lumber for a patio cart

06-20-2014 07:00 PM by dschlic1

I am thinking about building a patio cart similar to this. Woodsmith recommen...

6 06-27-2014 06:08 PM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

What kind of wood is this?

06-21-2014 06:45 PM by Kaleb the Swede

Got it on a craigslist find with a bunch of walnut, maple, and po...

35 06-27-2014 05:27 PM
View William Shelley's profile

Hickory - Carbide tooling required?

06-21-2014 11:12 PM by William Shelley

I’m working with hickory for the first time and it seems that my shop i...

10 06-27-2014 01:55 PM
View JDWilliams's profile

How to sand a table top without getting waves

06-27-2014 12:12 AM by JDWilliams

I started this project a few months ago. As time permits I get to do a bit o...

14 06-27-2014 01:04 PM
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06-26-2014 10:55 AM by lumberdog

What are some of the uses for shavings from my planer ?, i have several leaf ...

21 06-27-2014 12:56 PM
View wiser1934's profile

poplar for use in cheese board

06-26-2014 01:57 PM by wiser1934

any of my learned colleagues see any problems in using poplar for an end grai...

3 06-27-2014 02:18 AM
View Daveswoodcraft's profile

200 + year old pine

06-26-2014 06:42 PM by Daveswoodcraft

Hi all I live in a old New Englander in New Hampshire, from the dates I ha...

1 06-26-2014 08:31 PM
View chetrog's profile

Newbie question. Need 1x4 lumber for bench.

05-24-2014 02:03 PM by chetrog

I need to replace some boards from a sliding bench. The materiel is about 1&#...

10 06-26-2014 07:59 AM
View teamecho's profile

Andean Alder

06-25-2014 05:52 PM by teamecho

3000 Mature Andean Alder Trees; Best Way to Maximize Profits? This wood al...

2 06-26-2014 04:58 AM
View TiggerWood's profile

One full Cherry tree, how much?

06-21-2014 02:16 AM by TiggerWood

How much would you offer for this?

22 06-25-2014 09:28 PM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Additional face frame question

06-23-2014 04:23 AM by woodworkingdrew

anyone ever make face frames from Doug fir? I would like to joint and plane d...

11 06-25-2014 07:58 PM
View DonBoston's profile

Thought I was doing good...

06-22-2014 11:53 PM by DonBoston

Ok, so I’m new to the furniture making business, and I thought I was do...

36 06-24-2014 04:02 AM
View Babieca's profile

Finding the figure in my lumber...

06-23-2014 05:38 PM by Babieca

Is there anyway to tell where the figured wood will be in a board without cut...

3 06-23-2014 06:16 PM
View Targa's profile

Need Help Selecting Best Glue To Use With Western Red Cedar On Outdoor Picnic Table

06-22-2014 11:49 AM by Targa

I’m building a picnic table for outdoor use with detached benches using...

9 06-23-2014 05:09 PM
View Charlie75's profile

Tulip Poplar

06-23-2014 12:52 AM by Charlie75

I was just introduced to Tulip Poplar. I didn’t even know there was suc...

1 06-23-2014 12:56 AM
View mmh's profile

Searching for Almond Wood

06-21-2014 06:11 PM by mmh

I am searching for some Almond Wood to make a walking stick. I have a client...

5 06-21-2014 07:54 PM
View mahdee's profile

Basswood in Arkansas

06-20-2014 12:45 PM by mahdee

Hi,A friend has harvested several large bass trees due to the recent tornado....

6 06-21-2014 01:07 AM
View packetsmacker's profile

What kind of tree is this

06-19-2014 05:51 PM by packetsmacker

I came home yesterday to find the owner of our house cut down a tree in the f...

5 06-19-2014 09:20 PM
View Chris Cook's profile

wood identification

06-15-2014 03:55 PM by Chris Cook

I have my ideas but want to be sure. I appreciate your help! C

11 06-19-2014 06:53 PM
View sprucegum's profile

Value of Taphole Maple lumber

12-06-2012 03:22 PM by sprucegum

I have recently purchased a parcel of woodland that has a small very old Suga...

3 06-19-2014 01:02 PM

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