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View Tbarksdale's profile

can you make a leg vise out of SYP

07-14-2013 04:21 AM by Tbarksdale

I have almost no source’s for hardwood close to me but an abundance of ...

6 07-16-2013 08:40 PM
View joeyinsouthaustin's profile

This glue up deserves some media!

07-16-2013 02:53 PM by joeyinsouthaustin

Very happy to find some great boards to do this 12’ by 2’ solid w...

6 07-16-2013 03:47 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

My recent haul from a CL ad

07-15-2013 08:20 PM by UpstateNYdude

So I answered a CL ad about 35-40 minutes away from me not expecting much but...

20 07-16-2013 01:49 PM
View MT_Keg's profile

Lumber Storage Advice

07-15-2013 11:09 PM by MT_Keg

I am going to pick up some lumber (Black Walnut and Wild Cherry) this weekend...

9 07-16-2013 12:01 PM
View Holbs's profile

Anyone need 200,000 dowels?

07-16-2013 12:38 AM by Holbs

dowel auction item 500lbs of dowels for the home weekend wood worker! -...

6 07-16-2013 02:53 AM
View Charlie's profile

How much extra do you buy - rough cut?

07-14-2013 11:57 PM by Charlie

I have a project (an easel) that looks like it’s going to take about 36...

14 07-15-2013 03:51 PM
View James's profile

Mineral Spirits on wood to sell on web

07-10-2013 08:12 PM by James

I’m looking at some lumber on a few sites including ebay. Some of these...

11 07-15-2013 03:36 PM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Just bought a bunch of Red Oak

05-17-2013 02:02 PM by MaroonGoon

Well, I saw on craigslist where someone was selling “black walnut”...

21 07-15-2013 03:34 PM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Playing with Warped Lumber

07-15-2013 04:01 AM by MaroonGoon

Well, I was out at my shop Saturday and looked through some of the wood I hav...

5 07-15-2013 03:33 PM
View distrbd's profile

I want to use a different wood than pine

07-10-2013 08:56 PM by distrbd

This is how it has been in my shop for the past 3-4 years:first I find a proj...

28 07-14-2013 05:20 PM
View mnausa's profile

what kind of wood is this?

07-13-2013 08:52 AM by mnausa

4 07-14-2013 01:11 AM
View richardwootton's profile

Giant Oak Burl

07-11-2013 11:54 PM by richardwootton

I saw this post while perusing craigslist today. I’m not associated wit...

2 07-13-2013 12:06 AM
View KomputerMan's profile

Figured Redwood slab

07-04-2013 08:20 AM by KomputerMan

You may remember that I asked the question, “What would you do with thi...

7 07-12-2013 07:09 PM
View James's profile

Walnut type - pics posted

07-10-2013 07:49 PM by James

So I bought some walnut a while back. It was a BEAUTIFUL board that was 4/4 1...

24 07-12-2013 04:12 AM
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07-10-2013 11:58 PM by robdem

Bought some butternut about year ago going to make a project out of it . But...

4 07-11-2013 10:06 PM
View 69BBNova's profile

Help With ID Wood Species

07-09-2013 11:02 PM by 69BBNova

I’m hoping those more experienced than I can ID this wood… ...

26 07-11-2013 04:49 PM
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07-02-2013 01:05 PM by putumuju

I am looking for someone with the capabilities of Reis sawing exotic hardwood...

2 07-11-2013 12:14 PM
View BigMig's profile

What do I need to know about Air Dried lumber?

07-09-2013 04:22 PM by BigMig

Hey, gang, I sometimes see lumber in CL or other places – and sometimes...

7 07-10-2013 04:43 PM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Salvaging good lumber from air dried red oak

07-09-2013 05:33 PM by MaroonGoon

Hey guys,Awhile ago I posted about obtaining around 90 bf of red oak and I ha...

8 07-10-2013 04:29 PM
View Zinderin's profile

Might we have chestnut in our future ...

07-08-2013 08:40 PM by Zinderin

Here is an article that is fascinating about how they believe they have found...

6 07-09-2013 03:21 PM

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