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CT sawmill alert

07-13-2012 02:47 PM by chrisstef

Hey gang .. i figured id share this. Like everyone else im always on the loo...

11 07-14-2012 03:45 PM
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jatoba question

07-11-2012 12:53 PM by Craftsman on the lake

I’m making a bed for my daughter. It will be mostly walnut and maple. I...

17 07-14-2012 03:48 AM
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Walnut, my new favorite wood

07-13-2012 12:45 AM by Craftsman on the lake

I don’t have tremendous experience with to many varieties of different ...

15 07-14-2012 03:07 AM
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07-11-2012 05:37 AM by able339

I could use a little advice here… I have probably more lumber than I ne...

34 07-14-2012 01:36 AM
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07-13-2012 08:49 AM by markv

Hi, I am a newbie and realize I should have paid attention in algebra. Here ...

10 07-13-2012 06:10 PM
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huge red oak coming down

06-09-2012 05:46 PM by Mark Shultz

my neighbor has a 70’ dead red oak being taken down this tuesday (3 day...

35 07-13-2012 05:15 PM
View gene's profile

Anyone close to Salem, Va. I have a good lumber buy

07-13-2012 01:31 AM by gene

Hey! Guys and Gals,I am still alive! LOL! I have been lurking in the backgrou...

1 07-13-2012 02:03 AM
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Bugs in my cherry. Help!

07-09-2012 02:31 AM by crank49

I just bought 500 board feet of cherry and have had it stacked in my garage d...

12 07-12-2012 12:59 AM
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New Toys to Play With

07-10-2012 07:57 PM by Dallas

The tree guys were in here last weekend to take out some trees killed last ye...

9 07-11-2012 10:00 PM
View Fred C's profile

Storing damp/wet lumber

07-11-2012 12:40 AM by Fred C

I bought a trailer a year or so ago and back then I knew the floor was going ...

5 07-11-2012 07:49 PM
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Spalted Tamarind

04-04-2012 06:36 PM by louieleland

Does anyone have any finished products in Spalted Tamarind and/or would be in...

7 07-11-2012 05:16 PM
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Want to build a steambox

07-06-2012 06:01 PM by Phil68

Just picked up the Earlex steamer. I’m gettitng ready to build a steam...

9 07-11-2012 12:02 PM
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07-11-2012 01:47 AM by polishcarpenter

is there problems using tiebond to glue solid stock wenge for kitchen island

6 07-11-2012 05:58 AM
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Choosing a wood type

07-10-2012 09:16 PM by mortalwombat

I’m completely new to this, so forgive me for asking such a basic quest...

9 07-11-2012 01:51 AM
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Oak species

07-05-2012 10:12 AM by rilanda

It is interesting to see the different uses of the Oak species. What I mean b...

25 07-10-2012 03:04 PM
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DIY wood kiln?

07-09-2012 08:27 PM by buckeyetd

I’ve located a couple of sawmills that offer fairly cheap cypress in fl...

6 07-10-2012 12:03 PM
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Bending Cypress Question

03-08-2011 08:03 AM by David Grimes

I have four (4) each 1×4 sticks of cypress 16 feet in length. I bought ...

13 07-09-2012 11:49 PM
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Spalted Maple Question

11-24-2011 05:10 AM by lew

A friend gave me a large piece of spalted maple. It would make a couple of be...

14 07-09-2012 07:16 PM
View rockford's profile

any one know where I can get slow growth maple ?

07-07-2012 08:10 PM by rockford

Hey everybody, new member here. Thanks to all that sent a welcome. I’m ...

6 07-08-2012 04:30 PM
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CB & Blunting Effect on Tools

07-07-2012 06:07 AM by Ed

I am getting ready to make my first cutting board. Why? To have a great cutti...

1 07-07-2012 06:04 PM

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