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Looking for hardwood dealer in Mississippi

12-31-2013 10:38 PM by opalko

Used to go to Colco’s in Memphis but alas, it is no more (for quite a w...

3 01-01-2014 11:34 PM
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Fair price for rough sawn lumber

12-14-2013 07:58 PM by watermark

I was lucky enough to get into a few logs over the summer. I would love to h...

8 01-01-2014 08:31 PM
View toddbg's profile

Cedar Pickets - Sand or Plane?

12-31-2013 07:24 PM by toddbg

Hi – One of the projects on my todo list is a fence for the backyard.I&...

4 12-31-2013 11:10 PM
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Exotic Turning Blanks - Pens, bottle stoppers, etc...

12-30-2013 05:10 PM by Ivan

I have access to mill cutoffs that make fantastic turning blanks. All Kiln Dr...

4 12-31-2013 06:21 PM
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Free small pieces of exotic wood

12-31-2013 03:34 AM by ErikF

I have a number of small pieces of cocobolo, bocote, and ziricote that I am o...

2 12-31-2013 03:55 PM
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12-30-2013 07:39 PM by svenbecca

Busted some pallets down this morning and planed them down. I fo...

11 12-31-2013 01:30 PM
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Is this wood Tamboti?

12-31-2013 04:31 AM by kaurikid

A wooden floor manufacturer who has become a friend since living ...

1 12-31-2013 04:38 AM
View governor's profile

Help! What type of wood is this?

12-30-2013 03:18 PM by governor

Hello there,Can anyone take a guess at what type of wood this is? last year i...

13 12-31-2013 03:35 AM
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12-28-2013 06:16 PM by moke

I am sure this topic has been brought up before, but I have never seen it, so...

12 12-30-2013 03:30 PM
View Corec's profile

Is Wood Recycled from Pallets Safe?

02-05-2011 06:12 PM by Corec

Hi, all. I’m new to the forum, but I’ve been stalking this site ...

29 12-28-2013 08:38 PM
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how to prevent splitting?

12-27-2013 10:29 PM by mark4345

So i am getting married on feb 1st. As part of the center pieces to the table...

9 12-28-2013 05:35 AM
View Mike789's profile

long door bowing

12-27-2013 03:36 PM by Mike789

I am making a long door that slides up on a track for my wife’s work st...

1 12-28-2013 04:17 AM
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hardwood dealer battle creek,mi

12-26-2013 05:21 PM by dad2jj82

Hi lumberjocks been lurking for awhile i thought i would finally post somethi...

1 12-27-2013 07:44 PM
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Memphis TN - Hardwood - Help

12-07-2013 04:50 PM by becikeja

I have recently moved to Memphis from San Diego. – I know – what ...

2 12-27-2013 02:26 PM
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Refinishing Fir Floors

12-26-2013 05:44 PM by kspears

I am attempting to refinish fir floors that are anywhere from 50-110 years ol...

3 12-26-2013 08:32 PM
View toddbg's profile

BORG plywood question - or What should I look for?

12-23-2013 05:58 PM by toddbg

Background:I’m new to woodworking and my plan is to start on the garage...

13 12-26-2013 01:49 PM
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Local wood sources? Seattle, WA

12-25-2013 10:04 PM by toddbg

I’m wondering what the local wood sources are around here. Or what I...

4 12-26-2013 02:03 AM
View comboprof's profile

What are the pitfalls when edge joining different wood species?

12-25-2013 04:35 PM by comboprof

Maybe there is no concern, but I was wondering if there can be issues. For ex...

4 12-25-2013 08:07 PM
View Tyler's profile

wood id

02-02-2013 08:19 PM by Tyler

ive got these boards from a buddy ….im in north central nc, it ...

17 12-25-2013 02:19 PM
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Resawing Mesquite for Fun :)

08-17-2013 01:07 AM by ,

So recently we resawed a few slices off the old log. Last winter we did a to...

8 12-25-2013 02:20 AM

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