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Where to find quality wood

05-09-2012 10:45 PM by MrRon

Finding quality wood is the same as finding quality meat. The quality cuts of...

4 05-12-2012 06:17 PM
View Toninho's profile

How to cover cracks in Pine!?

05-11-2012 09:58 PM by Toninho

Lately I’ve been using some pine pallets, but I have noticed that some ...

3 05-12-2012 05:18 PM
View gpop's profile

One step veneer over a chamfer... nope!

05-10-2012 05:35 PM by gpop

This is my first serious veneering.Cedar veneer over plywood. This is for a b...

15 05-12-2012 02:10 AM
View oceanview's profile

Alder trees

05-11-2012 08:09 PM by oceanview

My friend and I are taking down some Alders on her property. There are a few...

4 05-12-2012 12:14 AM
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Hardwood shrinkage when drying?

05-07-2012 04:17 PM by oceanview

A gentleman in the Vancouver area delivers hardwood by the cord. He offers a...

9 05-11-2012 08:12 PM
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Scroll Saw Speed

05-11-2012 05:17 PM by bhack

I am going to cut an apple in a piece of 1.5 inch thick Western Cedar. I wil...

2 05-11-2012 06:43 PM
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Weeping Cherry Log

05-07-2012 11:38 PM by JoeyG

My neighbor decided to cut down a beautiful cherry tree he had in his backyar...

11 05-11-2012 04:14 PM
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19 05-10-2012 09:09 PM
View Ken90712's profile

What Kind of Wood is this? Ugh

05-08-2012 11:37 PM by Ken90712

I don’t know why I waited this long to ask the experts on h...

11 05-10-2012 10:16 AM
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Sawmill visitors

05-09-2012 03:32 AM by Grizzerbear

I saw my own lumber using a Woodmizer LT15. It has been indispensible for...

12 05-10-2012 01:03 AM
View Andy123's profile

From my parent's garden. Yellow chain tree.

05-09-2012 04:03 AM by Andy123

This is a photo of some wood I lathed yesterday, the tree was cut down the da...

0 05-09-2012 04:03 AM
View chip73's profile

How do you Find it!

05-09-2012 01:23 AM by chip73

Where or how does everyone find the figured wood that is used on their projec...

4 05-09-2012 03:37 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Images of Very Old Juniper

05-07-2012 05:16 PM by Lee Barker

My friend Mark is a retired smokejumper who has a fascination with all things...

5 05-08-2012 05:17 PM
View BubTheBuilder's profile

Wooden Levels...which kind of wood should I use?

05-07-2012 07:03 PM by BubTheBuilder

Hello fellow LJers… Lately, I have I have been making my own layout,...

8 05-08-2012 10:57 AM
View Milo's profile

SOURCES: Where do you get you salvage wood???

04-20-2012 02:38 PM by Milo

Inspired by SalvageCraft I thought I’d start a thread for people to ...

33 05-07-2012 10:41 PM
View ChrisF's profile

Logs in need of milling

05-02-2012 04:26 PM by ChrisF

I currently have 4 ceder logs that are in need of milling. Each are 4-5ft lon...

5 05-07-2012 08:17 PM
View Quoheleth's profile

Best wood to store cast iron blocks

05-07-2012 07:25 PM by Quoheleth

I am needing to make some “boats” (think long soap dishes) to sto...

2 05-07-2012 08:03 PM
View DonB's profile

Material for the top of a jewelry box

05-01-2012 11:38 PM by DonB

In progress is a jewelry box. Mostly white pine. Five drawers 2×18wx13....

6 05-07-2012 05:33 PM
View bodymanbob's profile

How to bend wood, the right way. I know how to do it the wrong way

05-03-2012 09:39 PM by bodymanbob

I need to make 2 half circles from 1/2’’ 2’’ 37̵...

13 05-07-2012 05:25 PM
View Charlie's profile

Can I make a counter top out of this?

05-07-2012 11:49 AM by Charlie

Here’s what I’m looking at:

2 05-07-2012 04:49 PM

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