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How many Poplar fans here?

03-18-2014 09:25 PM by Todd

For some reason I like Poplar…with just a clear coat. The greenish hue...

27 05-22-2014 12:13 PM
View Ditchdoc1207's profile

Where to buy wood at

05-17-2014 01:51 PM by Ditchdoc1207

Hi all I’m new around these parts. I was hoping that someone clod tell ...

9 05-22-2014 02:31 AM
View jimmy J's profile

slightly warped board for table

05-21-2014 02:44 AM by jimmy J

I am building a kitchen table 3’x6’ and have jointed the 7 boards...

11 05-21-2014 01:31 PM
View jbarrett334's profile

How to appraise lumber

05-20-2014 04:02 PM by jbarrett334

I recently purchased a plot of land to start up a hunt camp. In the process ...

7 05-21-2014 09:57 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Durability of wooden hinges.

05-20-2014 01:57 AM by lateralus819

I’m making a keepsake box for a friend, to store a family bible. I don&...

10 05-21-2014 09:56 AM
View Tmtoolman's profile

Will this wood be ok for anything ?

05-19-2014 05:42 AM by Tmtoolman

I have a few logs that were cut 2 years ago from a White Oak tree that blew o...

17 05-21-2014 07:26 AM
View Farrout's profile

Ageing lumber

05-18-2014 08:31 PM by Farrout

I had the chance to get some Florida live oak that had been cut.I cut some 3/...

4 05-21-2014 03:15 AM
View Joel89's profile

Wood Expansion From One Climate to Another

05-20-2014 03:26 AM by Joel89

I live in a very dry climate (~30% humidity) and just finished a set of Adiro...

7 05-20-2014 10:28 PM
View mahdee's profile

Travelling to N. Dakota. Have a few extra slab

05-12-2014 06:06 PM by mahdee

Sometime this summer my wife will be going to ND. I have a few natural edge ...

4 05-20-2014 09:34 PM
View Vinman's profile

Walnut Slabs

05-20-2014 08:37 PM by Vinman

My friend Paul cuts trees for a living and he had this nice piece of walnut t...

0 05-20-2014 08:37 PM
View Milo's profile

Outdoor wood storage

05-11-2014 12:48 AM by Milo

Does anyone have any suggestions as to my best options for storing wood if my...

1 05-20-2014 03:28 PM
View ADHDan's profile

Minor mold/mildew issue?

05-19-2014 05:03 PM by ADHDan

I finished making a rolling plywood cart using some particle board that was l...

7 05-20-2014 03:07 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

Shop Grade Plywood

05-20-2014 12:04 AM by UpstateNYdude

Looking for the people near me to answer this one, does anyone know of any pl...

2 05-20-2014 02:52 PM
View bauerbach's profile

Is pine wood paneling worth anything?!?

05-19-2014 05:58 PM by bauerbach

Ive been sitting on a mound of pine paneling from home renovation, this is ol...

12 05-20-2014 11:51 AM
View Woodtechie's profile

Stupid questions about hauling plywood w/pickup

05-18-2014 09:06 PM by Woodtechie

I have an F-150 (6.5’ bed), and I intended to use a “bed extender...

18 05-19-2014 01:57 PM
View becikeja's profile

How to tell Air dried from Kiln dried??

05-18-2014 10:26 PM by becikeja

I enjoy pushing my skill level and trying new projects. It’s the most ...

5 05-19-2014 12:15 AM
View KJS3's profile

Please Help Me Identify this Wood

05-15-2014 10:29 PM by KJS3

Hello everyone, I recently picked up some wood from someone off craigslist...

17 05-18-2014 01:05 AM
View mafe's profile

Help for cane chair seat (and source)

09-04-2010 04:46 PM by mafe

Hi all,I bought some old chairs in Paris because I find them beautiful, and t...

15 05-17-2014 10:57 PM
View 1yeldud1's profile

Looking for a source for accurate hard wood dowel rod

11-12-2013 06:13 PM by 1yeldud1

I am planning a project for my grand daughters and I am looking for a source ...

9 05-17-2014 02:29 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Ambrosia maple

02-15-2014 02:53 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So I found some ambrosia maple on Craigslist, never have used it or seen it a...

12 05-17-2014 11:45 AM

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