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Gibson Guitars Settles

08-06-2012 07:05 PM by Moron

It’s about time. Guessing this should be a lesson to everyone. http://www....

57 08-09-2012 02:20 PM
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Using elm in framing

08-09-2012 01:39 AM by grunex

I run a dairy farm as well as my land clearing business and have recently sta...

12 08-09-2012 01:17 PM
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NZ Woods

08-07-2012 02:28 PM by ChuckV

Back in 1985, I was working as a contractor for a small company in Santa Barb...

3 08-09-2012 01:46 AM
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5/4 and 4/4?

08-08-2012 05:07 PM by TuckerFan

Another dumb question from me…as always. In starting a Adirondack chai...

13 08-08-2012 06:28 PM
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Mountain Shed, Fir and Redwood

08-08-2012 08:08 AM by CplSteel

Old growth Fir and Redwood, most of it was milled on site. There is a fu...

8 08-08-2012 04:55 PM
View lynchburgbull's profile

Im looking for Willow, Hazel and Yew

08-08-2012 09:49 AM by lynchburgbull

I live in the Dallas area and im having a very hard time finding the above wo...

2 08-08-2012 03:31 PM
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newbie questions, found wood and branches

08-05-2012 09:26 PM by RaggedKerf

Hi all, I’ve been reading a while now and after countless fruitless sea...

20 08-07-2012 09:03 PM
View Dallas's profile

Lost another Beauty Yesterday

07-19-2012 04:14 PM by Dallas

We had on our property couple of beautiful Live Oaks in the 80 – 100 y...

40 08-06-2012 04:45 PM
View JohnEinNJ's profile

What kind of wood is this?

08-05-2012 03:39 PM by JohnEinNJ

I bought a used wooden playset for the lumber, thinking it was redwood. Woop...

2 08-06-2012 02:22 AM
View AngieO's profile

What kind of wood is this? My frame "fail" :(

08-05-2012 03:29 AM by AngieO

Well… I think I learn something new every time I make something. Today&...

4 08-05-2012 05:55 AM
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08-05-2012 01:38 AM by krisrimes

Any ideas as to what you could do with something like this? It sounds kind of...

2 08-05-2012 02:13 AM
View Bill St.Pierre's profile

Reclaimed Walnut Log

07-18-2012 11:31 PM by Bill St.Pierre

I have recently dug up this 30’ walnut log on a job I was w...

12 08-04-2012 01:21 AM
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Albuquerque Wood Supply

08-01-2012 07:33 AM by Kernal

Hi All, I’m living in Albuquerque and slowly getting into woodworkin...

13 08-04-2012 01:08 AM
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Red (Soft) Maple

08-02-2012 04:42 PM by 12strings

Is This a decent wood for making anything? You hear a lot about hard Maple, ...

5 08-04-2012 12:20 AM
View AngieO's profile

Saw Mill I Found and Help with Cutting Diagrams

07-31-2012 08:47 PM by AngieO

I was visiting friends over the weekend and was surprised to find out that th...

23 08-03-2012 03:39 AM
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Warp lumber

08-01-2012 04:23 PM by hhhopks

What do you folks do with those warp lumber pieces that may be too challengin...

13 08-03-2012 01:14 AM
View D_Allen's profile

Is this wenge?

08-02-2012 01:13 AM by D_Allen

I was quite surprised that as soon as I put a coat of CA finish on this it tu...

15 08-03-2012 01:05 AM
View BurlyBob's profile (online now)

Need to find a sawyer with portable millin SW Iowa

05-27-2012 10:24 PM by BurlyBob

I’m retiring next summer and have inherited 3 acres in SW Iowa with sev...

5 08-02-2012 10:25 PM
View rut's profile

Should stiles and rails be flush on inside?

07-30-2012 11:05 PM by rut

I know the answer to this is probably yes but just wondering of your opinions...

8 08-02-2012 06:04 PM
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Bending Spalted Maple

08-01-2012 03:36 PM by Sirgreggins

I just came across this set of spalted maple sides that i’d like to use...

7 08-02-2012 04:19 PM

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