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My Black Friday Purchase

11-23-2012 07:27 PM by ChuckV

I did my duty today and made a Black Friday purchase. I bought about 90 bf o...

19 11-24-2012 05:36 PM
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Survey: How small do scraps have to be before you throw them away?

11-21-2012 02:59 AM by Alan S

The title says it all. What size of wood scraps get thrown away in your shop...

36 11-23-2012 04:44 PM
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Test your knowledge: Identify the Species!

11-21-2012 02:07 AM by Willeh

Ok Lumberjocks, need some help identifying some wood. The wood came from a...

15 11-23-2012 03:22 AM
View Monte Pittman's profile

Catalpa wood, any good?

11-21-2012 08:42 PM by Monte Pittman

I have a chance to get a few rather large Catalpa trees. Pictures of the woo...

13 11-22-2012 11:57 PM
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Question on drying

11-21-2012 04:29 AM by mIps

A neighbor was pruning their maple tree and I talked them out of a branch abo...

5 11-22-2012 09:52 PM
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Some Walnut from Sandy; how to store it

11-22-2012 02:04 AM by Everett1

Hi Folks, Walking around a neighborhood in Jersey, came across some Walnut...

2 11-22-2012 03:18 AM
View Cosmicsniper's profile

Who needs a truck?

11-16-2012 04:12 AM by Cosmicsniper

I do. At least according to the guys at Brazos Hardwoods, my stop on the way...

36 11-22-2012 02:56 AM
View nmoussal's profile

old growth challenge

11-21-2012 03:48 AM by nmoussal

A massive second or old growth sugar maple fell on my neighbor’s proper...

17 11-21-2012 10:44 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Progress made and errors corrected

11-21-2012 01:22 AM by RussellAP

The box saga continues. My daughter came home from college and saw exactly wh...

2 11-21-2012 02:25 PM
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What is the most stable wood?

11-21-2012 12:16 AM by Purrmaster

I was curious and thought I’d ask for some expert opinions. What is ...

15 11-21-2012 10:22 AM
View brownred's profile

Sealing green wood

11-20-2012 05:03 PM by brownred

About a month ago I cut down a Hickory tree that has died.I want to dry some ...

4 11-21-2012 04:54 AM
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OK to dry hickory in my garage?

11-19-2012 04:05 AM by cracknpop

A friend had a large hickory tree fall on his property recently. His loss is...

13 11-21-2012 04:51 AM
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Saw mill in Dallas TX?

11-20-2012 04:43 AM by campbellgillis

I found a very large oak that had been cut down at a house not far from mine....

5 11-20-2012 10:30 PM
View RussellAP's profile

The box is coming along

11-19-2012 11:11 PM by RussellAP

I’ve been out all day looking for matching hardware for this box. I wan...

10 11-20-2012 01:32 PM
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Live Edge Interior Finish

04-20-2012 08:13 PM by vakman

An acquaintance of mine is trying to find live edge boards for finishing an i...

5 11-20-2012 02:28 AM
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buggy wood

11-18-2012 11:28 PM by Danpaddles

I was given some wood this summer, it came out of a steel barn, had sat there...

5 11-19-2012 10:16 PM
View Holbs's profile

saving wood furniture and items at garage sales and auctions

11-17-2012 02:38 AM by Holbs

i am finding alot of mahogany, oak, pine, cherry wood…etc.. cabinets, ...

11 11-19-2012 05:26 PM
View RussellAP's profile

The box is becoming more likable all the time

11-17-2012 08:45 PM by RussellAP

The hideous box idea made from 3 different woods is coming along nicely. I th...

6 11-19-2012 03:04 PM
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The Wood Database

11-18-2012 01:10 AM by Mike

So there is often a thread about identifying the type of wood someone is usin...

1 11-19-2012 04:50 AM
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Turning plywood

11-16-2012 10:09 PM by Knothead62

I did a search on the LJ site and found a number of great turnings using plyw...

3 11-19-2012 12:44 AM

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