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Storing kiln dried lumber

02-14-2012 03:26 PM by millzit

OK, I made a home made kiln. Inside is about 500’ of cherry that...

9 02-15-2012 04:53 PM
View JTTHECLOCKMAN's profile

Wood Bleach

02-15-2012 06:01 AM by JTTHECLOCKMAN

I will need to bleach alot of wood in the near future and was wonder would Cl...

3 02-15-2012 04:35 PM
View bdaleray's profile

Atlanta-Area Material Sources?

02-14-2012 11:51 AM by bdaleray

I recently moved to the Atlanta area (Chamblee), bought a house, and will be ...

8 02-15-2012 12:19 PM
View Jimmy0x52's profile

Advice on wood to build a carpenter's hammer

02-15-2012 02:31 AM by Jimmy0x52

I have a good source of both cedar and mesquite. Would either of those make a...

7 02-15-2012 05:02 AM
View Brett's profile

Heartwood? Sapwood? Does it matter?

02-13-2012 03:57 PM by Brett

I’ve started making a workbench out of southern yellow pine 2×12s....

1 02-15-2012 04:24 AM
View woodman88's profile

prefinished plywood

02-13-2012 11:48 PM by woodman88

I have seen and heard of many people using half in prefinished plywood for dr...

7 02-15-2012 03:43 AM
View D_Allen's profile

Wood and plastic

02-15-2012 02:51 AM by D_Allen

Well, it looks like the side of a yoyo, but it was going to be the top of a p...

1 02-15-2012 03:06 AM
View HawkDriver's profile

Is it odd that I'm attracted to Cocobolo?

02-14-2012 08:04 PM by HawkDriver

I’m just curious if anyone else has a strange attraction to this wood. ...

23 02-15-2012 02:34 AM
View BrandonR's profile

Can I reuse cedar siding?

02-14-2012 10:52 PM by BrandonR

This may be an obvious question, but I am just getting into the hobby and nee...

2 02-14-2012 11:18 PM
View 60Grit's profile

Cabin siding question

02-08-2012 01:47 AM by 60Grit

A cabin is being built up in the mountains of NC. It is built on a bit of a ...

10 02-14-2012 09:05 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Fresh cut lumber for walls?

02-10-2012 08:16 PM by toddbeaulieu

Ok, this is a strange question, I think. I did half my workshop’s in...

4 02-14-2012 08:47 PM
View KenBry's profile

I can't find Hardboard!

02-09-2012 08:57 PM by KenBry

Guys, where do you get your sheets of Hardboard? The Local Lowes and Home Dep...

33 02-14-2012 07:26 AM
View Geoff's profile

Workbench material

02-10-2012 05:29 AM by Geoff

Hi all. Let me start by saying I have been lurking for quite some some time ,...

9 02-13-2012 02:03 PM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

Wood vs. Trex?

06-27-2011 07:55 PM by jasoncarpentry

I’m starting to build an overhead lumber-storage rack in my shop. I hav...

10 02-11-2012 11:17 AM
View patcollins's profile

Cutting Cheap Paneling

02-07-2012 02:15 AM by patcollins

Well its not exactly wood, maybe something close to MDF. I cut off a 10 inch...

15 02-11-2012 01:14 AM
View greenstormman's profile

Green wood

02-10-2012 07:58 PM by greenstormman

Where is wood that is a deep green color ?

2 02-11-2012 01:08 AM
View rtbrmb's profile

help with wood i.d.

02-03-2012 12:44 PM by rtbrmb

A coworker brought in a piece of wood that I couldn’t identify. My fing...

4 02-11-2012 01:03 AM
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02-10-2012 09:30 PM by canadianwoodtick

Does anyone have any one have any pieces of black and white ebony,and texas e...

1 02-10-2012 09:56 PM
View Peter Knight's profile

New to the Inland Emipre, looking for sources to buy lumber

02-02-2012 11:55 PM by Peter Knight

I have recently moved into the Inland Empire region of California. (The Army ...

8 02-10-2012 06:44 AM
View Blackfly's profile

Looking for either Purpleheart or Bloodwood in the North East NC or South East VA area.

02-09-2012 02:49 AM by Blackfly

Hey guys as the title states, basically I’m new to going beyond Lowes o...

9 02-09-2012 06:49 PM

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