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Dimensioning oversized lumber

01-25-2014 03:53 AM by BJODay

I’m hoping someone can help me out. I purchased some 4/4 oak. It is ...

8 01-27-2014 02:39 AM
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Bowling Alley

11-29-2010 02:48 PM by Bob42

I was lucky enough this past Friday to look at Craigs list and find someone g...

12 01-26-2014 07:48 PM

Gauging the worth of reclaimed Bowling Alley Lanes (locally available for free)

02-06-2013 02:10 PM by BRAVOGOLFTANGO

As the subject states, pretty much a local bowling alley is remodeling, tonds...

16 01-26-2014 07:35 PM
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Composite decking

01-25-2014 08:40 PM by RussellAP

I am bidding a deck building job and a cedar fence on Monday. How does this c...

13 01-26-2014 07:14 PM
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Refinishing Project - Identifying Wood

01-25-2014 09:12 PM by Pooka

I am working on a coffee table set and took the finish off this piece. I thin...

19 01-26-2014 06:28 PM
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Best plywood to laminate over?

01-26-2014 12:02 PM by krnbk2

So I am about to start a side project of building some new jewelry display sh...

10 01-26-2014 05:01 PM
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Walnut floor

01-26-2014 12:39 PM by Peter Bermingham

Just after being offered 60 square meters of water damaged 3/4 walnut floor f...

1 01-26-2014 02:08 PM
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Slab of Wood

01-25-2014 12:25 AM by B0b

Hi, I built a mantle for my apartment, and my landlord thanked me with thi...

6 01-26-2014 04:30 AM
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panel cutters

01-25-2014 03:16 PM by 3285jeff

Can anyone tell me where I can buy a full sheet plywood cutter like the one l...

3 01-26-2014 04:26 AM
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Question about pecan logs

11-17-2013 12:57 AM by Raftermonkey

What’s up jocks! I scored some pretty hefty pecan logs and am planning ...

20 01-26-2014 03:52 AM
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01-15-2014 01:34 PM by Steve Kreins

Can someone explain the grading system for wood to me or direct me to a link ...

7 01-25-2014 07:46 PM
View candou2's profile

Help with pricing, being low-balled, craigslist?:L"{

01-25-2014 12:06 AM by candou2

I have some 12/4 7foot apx 10 ” wide S2S Mahogany, 4×8 wood backed...

4 01-25-2014 05:16 PM
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Pulley system to lift logs

01-24-2014 09:21 AM by heathmadison32

I am trying to build a log lift for my chainsaw mill. The actual bed that th...

12 01-25-2014 01:59 AM
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Squaring up sheet goods

01-23-2014 03:54 PM by deadherring

In working on some recent projects I have been wondering about the right way ...

8 01-24-2014 10:36 PM
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Vintage Veneer Variables

01-24-2014 02:19 PM by Tommy Evans

ha, when is something “vintage” as compare to “old”? ...

0 01-24-2014 02:19 PM
View TomWS's profile

WTB: Need a hunk of 8/4 Goncalco Alves (Jobillo)

01-24-2014 09:19 AM by TomWS

I need a hunk of 8/4 Goncalo Alves for a project for my daughter. Ideally th...

0 01-24-2014 09:19 AM
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Phenolic Resin Coated Plywood - Sources ??

05-09-2013 04:09 PM by TOM

Wondering if anyone knows of sources from which one can obtain phenolic resin...

7 01-23-2014 11:31 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Storing thin (<0.5") stock to keep it flat

01-23-2014 02:44 PM by HarveyDunn

A fellow box maker has kindly offered to give me two dozen board feet of thin...

9 01-23-2014 06:30 PM
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Fixing warped Maple

01-19-2014 07:46 PM by RandyTsuch

I have a couple boards of curly, spralted maple. They are kind of warped, ...

9 01-21-2014 03:30 PM
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Question about value of old oak boards

01-18-2014 06:11 PM by MrDan

A friend of mine has a store that is going out of business. The floor in his...

18 01-20-2014 05:18 PM

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