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Binding When Ripping Yellow Pine

04-16-2012 09:22 AM by DrPuk2U

I bought a bunch of yellow pine to build a Holtzapffel bench. I stickered it ...

6 04-16-2012 06:37 PM
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From forest to field

04-16-2012 01:46 PM by barecycles

Not sure how many had seen this video but I thought I would post it here for ...

0 04-16-2012 01:46 PM
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04-13-2012 02:03 AM by LocalMac

I landed a jackpot with some beautiful barnwood that I saved from a fire pit....

6 04-16-2012 03:44 AM
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glue plastic lumber?

04-02-2012 09:56 PM by Danpaddles

I am thinking to repurpose some salvaged deck boards, the kind they make from...

8 04-16-2012 03:15 AM
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Will this work outdoors DF?

04-14-2012 07:19 AM by newwoodbutcher

I’ve got a line on eight finish grade 4×8x20 Doug fir beams for $1...

19 04-16-2012 12:45 AM
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Is pressure treated wood safe for bird houses ?

04-15-2012 09:26 PM by bowtie

I have a lot of scrap pressure treated boards that are just right for birdhou...

6 04-15-2012 11:44 PM
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03-23-2012 03:12 PM by Austin DenHerder

I live in Juneau, Alaska And have a real hard time getting hardwoods here! ...

2 04-15-2012 07:24 AM
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Murphy Bed Questions

04-14-2012 01:59 PM by COMO

The boss started talking about biological clocks and the such and suddenly I ...

3 04-14-2012 05:58 PM
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Unexpected Craigslist wood find

04-14-2012 03:39 AM by rdjack21

So I’m out to take a look at this Makita 2030 Jointer/Planer I found in...

3 04-14-2012 12:54 PM
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Knowing your woods

04-11-2012 06:57 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

Several years ago, Roy was talking about a sled some one had made. He said t...

20 04-14-2012 12:28 PM
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Wood Identification

04-13-2012 04:34 PM by Echofive

An old barn on my parents’ farm is being torn down. It was made all of...

2 04-14-2012 12:28 AM
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Secrets to Log Identification

04-11-2012 10:18 PM by DavidsWoodShed

I hope the title isn’t deceptive because I don’t know how to ID l...

4 04-14-2012 12:04 AM
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Lumberyard wood color guide?

04-13-2012 02:36 AM by DrewM

The lumberyard I visit uses a color coding system painted on the ends of thei...

2 04-13-2012 05:24 AM
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Douglas Fir Bench Top

04-12-2012 05:34 PM by Brohymn62

Hello, I am in the process of planning a work bench build. It’s goin...

4 04-13-2012 02:30 AM
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Cedar Question

04-10-2012 08:24 PM by RussellAP

There are two kinds of cedar that I know of, regular fencing cedar and aromat...

23 04-11-2012 03:18 PM
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04-10-2012 10:42 PM by mmcafee09

Hey guys does anyone have a good method of straightening and squaring edges f...

8 04-11-2012 01:27 AM
View Dan's profile

Wood ID... Need some help

04-10-2012 04:50 PM by Dan

I got this wood from a pallet that I recently took apart. I am not really sur...

16 04-10-2012 10:19 PM
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Wood Stretcher ( how to make a 4' long board 5'long)

04-04-2012 12:39 AM by tinnman65

I would not have believed this if I didn’t see it with my own eyes! Oh ...

17 04-10-2012 10:15 PM
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A tip for those looking for LARGE quartersawn oak

04-08-2012 11:31 PM by ohtimberwolf

I came across this while surfing and thought it may be of interest to more th...

3 04-10-2012 10:52 AM
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Finding hardwood material in Toronto Area

10-04-2011 12:33 AM by derb

know about two places in the Toronto area who sell hardwood material rough lu...

2 04-10-2012 01:57 AM

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