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Salvaging good lumber from air dried red oak

07-09-2013 05:33 PM by MaroonGoon

Hey guys,Awhile ago I posted about obtaining around 90 bf of red oak and I ha...

8 07-10-2013 04:29 PM
View Zinderin's profile

Might we have chestnut in our future ...

07-08-2013 08:40 PM by Zinderin

Here is an article that is fascinating about how they believe they have found...

6 07-09-2013 03:21 PM
View bigskip's profile

air drying wood

07-09-2013 06:57 AM by bigskip

I have 100,000++ linear ft of 100yr old old growth doug fur and cypress I nee...

5 07-09-2013 03:00 PM
View Cecil Rogers's profile

Shaker Wood Drying

07-07-2013 09:56 PM by Cecil Rogers

Does anyone know of any resource material on how the Shaker craftsmen dried t...

5 07-09-2013 12:12 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Desperate, Walnut or Pacan? I'm beating myself up over this.

06-24-2013 05:55 PM by Blackie_

Needing closure on this and was hoping by turning to folks here on LM’s...

35 07-09-2013 01:57 AM
View Tdazzo's profile

Need advice/input (and possibly a local sawyer) regarding Silky Oak Trees

11-08-2011 11:16 PM by Tdazzo

This is a two part post; apologies ahead of time if this is the wrong forum f...

14 07-08-2013 06:37 AM
View Mike's profile

Rough Cut Lumber in TriCity area TN

07-06-2013 04:59 PM by Mike

Hi all, I was wondering if someone might be able to recommend a lumber sup...

2 07-07-2013 03:52 PM
View Spike_dawg's profile

louvers, suppliers

09-08-2012 05:33 PM by Spike_dawg

New to this site, moderate wood working skills – - – I know how t...

5 07-06-2013 05:34 PM
View pinky2009's profile

new to SC

07-05-2013 01:08 AM by pinky2009

We just transferred to SC from NM so we are not familiar with the area and wa...

3 07-06-2013 10:00 AM
View Matt Przybylski's profile

Wood ID

07-04-2013 05:43 PM by Matt Przybylski

Happy 4th everyone! A friend’s dad cut down some trees in his backyard ...

4 07-05-2013 01:27 PM
View drainyoo's profile

Where can I purchase Walnut lumber in NYC area?

06-26-2013 01:08 PM by drainyoo

Hi folks, newbie here. Just started working with wood and building furniture ...

13 07-04-2013 07:20 PM
View SomeClown's profile

Washington State, East side (Bellevue, Issaquah, etc.) Lumber Sources?

01-25-2013 09:31 PM by SomeClown

Hey everyone, Looking for recommendations for where to buy lumber on the e...

13 07-04-2013 06:02 AM
View Buckethead's profile

Planing larger boards with a substandard portable planer.

07-03-2013 07:58 PM by Buckethead

It’s a Christmas miracle! By happy accident, I was delivered thr...

5 07-03-2013 10:33 PM
View VTScroller's profile

For sale in Vermont

07-03-2013 01:11 PM by VTScroller

We have a pile of rough cut lumber for sale lots of assorted types $1-$2 a bd...

2 07-03-2013 08:06 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Allowing for Shrinkage and Swelling

06-28-2013 10:01 PM by HorizontalMike

OK, we all know this happens and that we should always allow for this to happ...

10 07-03-2013 07:00 PM
View JefferySun's profile

need help

06-28-2013 09:53 PM by JefferySun

Hellow everyone anybody in here has more experience than me, does some one...

7 07-02-2013 12:41 PM
View Straightbowed's profile

What place does Boric Acid have in woodworking

05-07-2013 04:51 PM by Straightbowed

Is it safe or should I just not mess with it at all? I read an article along ...

16 07-01-2013 09:38 PM
View Dallas's profile

Lookit the Wood!

06-30-2013 07:35 PM by Dallas

This is a block of Chinese Tallow I cut off of one of the trees in our RV par...

10 07-01-2013 03:13 PM
View jimmyb's profile

Barn Wood Find

07-01-2013 12:22 AM by jimmyb

Had an interesting day this past Friday (June 28, 2013). I have always wan...

2 07-01-2013 12:11 PM
View woodify's profile

Shed Question

06-29-2013 01:36 AM by woodify

I started building a 10×12 shed this afternoon. I have the studs and ra...

6 07-01-2013 02:52 AM

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