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View ErikF's profile

What kind of wood is this?

09-24-2012 02:25 AM by ErikF

I picked some boards recently and am not sure if the guy I bought them from w...

8 09-26-2012 02:03 AM
View dpoisson's profile

Sealed end grain with parrafin/mineral spirits, but...

09-23-2012 01:20 AM by dpoisson

Howdy everyone, I cut a couple of game call blanks a couple of months ag...

3 09-25-2012 09:49 PM
View Kevin's profile

Rough cut cherry selection

09-22-2012 12:49 AM by Kevin

Hi, Couple of questions on how everyone stores their cherry wood after get...

7 09-24-2012 02:23 AM
View tazmaan's profile

Ideas/Suggestions for filling large gaps in antique flooring

09-21-2012 05:56 PM by tazmaan

Hi All,I have a large project, about 4000 sq ft of antique wide plank fir flo...

25 09-24-2012 01:21 AM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

The dumpster find PAIN!!!

09-21-2012 01:57 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Some of you may recall that I found some flooring at a local lumber liquidato...

30 09-24-2012 12:12 AM
View RyanC's profile

Unknown wood?

09-20-2012 02:00 AM by RyanC

Not sure if this is the right location for this but I was hoping ...

5 09-23-2012 09:37 PM
View mggraphix's profile

large Panels

09-21-2012 02:40 PM by mggraphix

Hi All, I have to manufacture some large panels for signage. Panels are ab...

3 09-23-2012 12:35 AM
View Joseph Jossem's profile

koa timber

09-22-2012 04:13 PM by Joseph Jossem

The state of hawaii issued another rfp for koa timber this last month.This w...

2 09-23-2012 12:13 AM
View noblevfd's profile

milling flame box elder ?

09-21-2012 09:10 PM by noblevfd

I am milling some flame box elder and need to know if I have to coat the flat...

4 09-22-2012 09:34 PM
View ScottStewart's profile

Acclimating/Storing Questions

09-21-2012 10:09 PM by ScottStewart

I have been purchasing lumber for the next couple projects after I get this o...

4 09-22-2012 02:20 AM
View Viktor's profile

New source of bamboo "lumber"

09-19-2012 10:12 PM by Viktor

Here is a new source of bamboo boards in N. America. They ship. http://www.wo...

8 09-21-2012 02:01 AM
View hamburglar's profile

online lumber order dissapointment / question

09-03-2012 06:31 PM by hamburglar

Hey folks, new to the forum as well as woodworking. (I’m a carpenter / ...

22 09-20-2012 12:57 PM
View lumberjoe's profile

What am I getting into with black locust?

09-17-2012 12:32 PM by lumberjoe

I went to the mill on Saturday to get some Ash for a table I am making and ha...

23 09-19-2012 09:11 PM
View ILL10's profile

Crabapple Boards

09-19-2012 01:58 PM by ILL10

Does anyone know where I can buy Crabapple boards? I live in Illinois, so any...

1 09-19-2012 08:59 PM
View AKSteve's profile

Padauk Sucks!

09-10-2012 01:22 AM by AKSteve

I got a 2 inch thick by 10 ft piece, and I started working with itoday. first...

32 09-19-2012 04:08 AM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Tips & Tricks: Wood Identification

11-30-2011 12:32 PM by MsDebbieP

What are your tips/tricks re: Wood Identification?- charts? descriptions? ...

12 09-18-2012 06:28 PM
View Randy_ATX's profile

Trailing edge of lumber never touches jointer knives

08-11-2012 04:45 PM by Randy_ATX

I purchased a used but in really good shape ~10 year old Grizzly 6” joi...

13 09-18-2012 06:18 AM
View JarodMorris's profile

DIY Solid Oak Floors

09-13-2012 08:51 PM by JarodMorris

I have a source from a shop where i can buy solid oak wood for about $0.50 pe...

44 09-18-2012 02:16 AM
View AJswoodshop's profile

Twisted boards!

09-14-2012 05:01 PM by AJswoodshop

Has this ever happened to you? I was buying some lumber yesterday, and I n...

9 09-17-2012 05:57 PM
View lazyoakfarm's profile

ANOTHER Craigslist find

09-16-2012 03:25 PM by lazyoakfarm

Another Craigslist find. we are building a house, so Im thinking that this w...

14 09-17-2012 05:05 PM

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