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10-31-2012 04:11 PM by james3one

I need a source for thin bamboo slats. I’ve acquired them from bamboo ...

7 11-01-2012 02:24 AM
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Tongue in cheek saw mill in MN

10-31-2012 03:29 PM by Kreegan

I had to share this with you guys. I saw a posting from this saw mill about t...

1 11-01-2012 12:06 AM
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storing parts cut to dimensions without distortion

10-29-2012 10:36 PM by steve6678

I have several pieces cut to final dimensions and sitting around, some as lon...

13 10-31-2012 03:48 AM
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Making Purpleheart Purple again

10-27-2012 03:46 AM by Sneezy

HiThis is my first blog EVER and I hope someone can give me some insightIR...

8 10-29-2012 03:49 PM
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Using Aspen for Furniture

10-26-2012 08:52 PM by grfrazee

Good afternoon all, I will probably be thinning the woods a bit this fall ...

5 10-29-2012 03:20 PM
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Prefinished plywood?

10-27-2012 09:09 PM by JesseTutt

Whenever I go my local plywood wholesaler for ply he always offers me prefini...

14 10-29-2012 04:45 AM
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Mimosa wood

10-15-2012 08:59 PM by WooDR67

Unfortunately, I recently had to cut down a large Mimosa tree in my front yar...

5 10-27-2012 03:26 PM
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Is this purpleheart?

10-25-2012 11:03 PM by ErikF

I was rummaging through my lumber a few days ago and came across this board a...

14 10-26-2012 02:36 PM
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Is it possible to adequately air dry 8/4 lumber?

10-24-2012 09:29 PM by yellowtruck75

I have quite a bit of 8/4 walnut and cherry, these are slabs that still have ...

13 10-26-2012 11:48 AM
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looking for ideas

10-26-2012 03:18 AM by georgep48

hi im new to lj and im looking for project ideas to make from 3×3x 5foot...

2 10-26-2012 03:34 AM
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What is the best kind of mahogany to use for Chippendale furniture

10-23-2012 02:53 PM by LYBeaulieu

I want to start making Chippendale furniture with all the associated carvings...

5 10-26-2012 03:09 AM
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10-22-2012 01:38 AM by Dallas

I will be taking down an elm tree soon in an effort to keep the campers in ou...

24 10-26-2012 12:49 AM
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Identify this wood

10-22-2012 07:48 PM by mochasatin

Hi, I pulled some wood out of a barn in S. Michigan and am trying to ident...

40 10-26-2012 12:46 AM
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Dutch Elm Disease and lumber

10-25-2012 03:45 PM by MTMan2

I’m not finding a lot of information with a web search. Maybe I’m...

3 10-25-2012 05:37 PM
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What kind of wood was used in Rowhomes in the early 1900s and what is this black covering?

10-22-2012 07:43 PM by JMPeters

I recently received some wood from a rowhome built around 1912 in Chester Pa....

21 10-25-2012 05:13 PM
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Painting On Birch Ply - Any Suggestions?

10-24-2012 05:24 PM by Bingo969

Good Afternoon - I have an interesting situation. I make a type of latin ...

7 10-24-2012 10:12 PM
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Attn East Texas and Louisiana

10-24-2012 10:18 AM by KarenW

If you’re needing a source for lumber check out this company – ht...

3 10-24-2012 02:29 PM
View steve6678's profile

Hard Maple dulling tooling, blades, bits, and knives

10-23-2012 10:50 PM by steve6678

Hi,I am about to build a full size Bed and 9 drawer dresser. I am using Hard ...

14 10-24-2012 11:55 AM
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03-26-2012 05:41 AM by MSB

I have sequential burl slabs for sale size 45×24x2-2.5 price 17brdft...

6 10-24-2012 03:56 AM
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Rip & rosscut 3"+ Hard Maple

10-24-2012 12:14 AM by steve6678

I’ve never had to rip and crosscut 3”+ hard maple. I do NOT have ...

5 10-24-2012 01:07 AM

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