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What to look for when picking a slab for a desk

02-13-2014 12:23 AM by LiveEdge

I’m thinking about building a desk with a flitch/slab top. We have a l...

33 02-19-2014 02:16 AM
View sfwoodnovice's profile

Best wood for trivet

02-17-2014 06:56 PM by sfwoodnovice

Hello folks, I’m wondering if you can help me out. I have an idea t...

6 02-19-2014 12:49 AM
View Monte Pittman's profile

Termite treatment?

02-18-2014 01:57 AM by Monte Pittman

I have never had to deal with termites. But I have a customer that wants to s...

15 02-18-2014 05:47 PM
View CoachSchroeder's profile

Red Elm- Anyone ever use it?

02-17-2014 05:04 PM by CoachSchroeder

Just got set up to start using rough cut lumber for the first time.I thought ...

4 02-17-2014 08:11 PM
View JohnOfNELA's profile

drying wood

02-17-2014 12:18 AM by JohnOfNELA

By definition a humidifier removes moisture. May a quartz space heater be use...

8 02-17-2014 03:07 AM
View Matt in Franklin's profile

Looking for a good supplier - Middle Tennessee

01-06-2014 05:03 PM by Matt in Franklin

All, I live in Franklin, Tennessee (20 minutes south of Nashville) and I am l...

23 02-16-2014 07:09 PM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

plywood dado lineup/s3 stock

02-14-2014 06:29 AM by woodworkingdrew

I come to you my fellow woodworkers with a few questions that might make it a...

5 02-16-2014 06:01 PM
View Holbs's profile

Knotty Alder and Baltic Birch pricings

02-14-2014 11:29 PM by Holbs

I did some telephone repair stuff at a McKillican American location today. I...

1 02-16-2014 12:35 AM
View Anthony's profile

Redwood Trestle Table...Do I Need To Worry About Warping?

02-13-2014 04:29 AM by Anthony

I am getting ready to build a Trestle style picnic table for a friend. He is...

2 02-15-2014 05:02 PM
View JustLikeJames's profile

Veneered torsion box or reclaimed slab

02-14-2014 08:27 PM by JustLikeJames

Maybe some of you that can understand wood grain better than I can help me ou...

9 02-15-2014 04:07 AM
View DBall's profile

Transporting lumber

02-14-2014 03:04 AM by DBall

I have about 200 bdft of black walnut and some oak lumber that I want to take...

5 02-15-2014 01:58 AM
View Michael Anthony Zelonis's profile

Alaskan Yellow Cedar

02-04-2014 10:42 AM by Michael Anthony Zelonis

Help! I am looking to find a 5”x7”x4” block of Alaskan Yell...

3 02-14-2014 05:15 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Curly maple source

02-13-2014 03:55 PM by CharlesA

I’ve got a hankering to make a serving tray I saw and need some curly m...

10 02-14-2014 12:36 AM
View RonzoV's profile

Looking for fellow woodworkers near Louisville Ky and surrounding areas.

02-13-2014 01:26 AM by RonzoV

I am trying to find woodworkers near the Louisville area because id like to k...

3 02-14-2014 12:23 AM
View davidmackv's profile

Trees fallen because of ice.

02-13-2014 03:38 PM by davidmackv

I have some trees that have fallen, because of the ice storms that came throu...

15 02-13-2014 10:30 PM
View Ripthorn's profile

Does burl wood have "grain"?

02-12-2014 08:13 PM by Ripthorn

I got a lovely piece of walnut burl from my brother, and I would like to try ...

9 02-13-2014 02:01 PM
View Say's profile

Could pine be used for counter tops?

01-24-2014 09:18 AM by Say

I have collected full size 2×4 x 8 feet long pine wood from a trucker an...

11 02-13-2014 04:38 AM
View dieselpusher6262's profile

Quick question about what type of wood this is

02-11-2014 11:22 PM by dieselpusher6262

Just wondering what type of wood this is. It is a picture of a chair and...

8 02-13-2014 03:11 AM
View Joe Weaver's profile

cutting board

02-11-2014 06:37 PM by Joe Weaver

I have a real nice piece of walnut that I would like to make a cutting board ...

7 02-12-2014 10:05 PM
View opalko's profile

Can you explain 90/80 90/50 No. 1 Common grades to me

02-11-2014 09:10 PM by opalko

I’m looking at cherry lumber at some online dealers and they are listin...

4 02-12-2014 05:44 PM

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