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View dexter's profile

need to understand how to measure for framing with 45 degree cuts

1042 days ago by dexter

the how to cut a 45 degree angle is well document throughout the web.I am una...

10 1002 days ago
View Brandon 's profile

Overly obsessed with scrap or what?

1005 days ago by Brandon

I hold onto the smallest of scrap thinking that someday I’ll have some ...

13 1002 days ago
View gfadvm's profile

Any Comments/Opinions Re: Chestnut and Hemlock (Eastern)

1005 days ago by gfadvm

I went to a guys place to look at wood he had listed on CL. WOW! This guy had...

13 1002 days ago
View derosa's profile

How do I propigate elm trees?

1006 days ago by derosa

In my area of NY most of the elm trees have been decimated by disease with on...

6 1004 days ago
View superstretch's profile

Wood ID

1007 days ago by superstretch

I hate to be “that guy”, but I have some wood and I can’t I...

16 1006 days ago
View David Grimes's profile

I am about to work some Phenolic Baltic birch plywood. Anything I need to know ?

1008 days ago by David Grimes

This is my first piece of this. I sure would like to know if there are any n...

4 1008 days ago
View tinman_362's profile

Walnut Warning just fyi

1016 days ago by tinman_362

Thousand Cankers Disease in Pennsylvania Trees HARRISBURG, PA. —Thou...

3 1008 days ago
View Jerry's profile (online now)

does anyone know much about aromatic cedar

1025 days ago by Jerry

A woodworker friend built a aromatic cedar.chest and I loved it and it smelle...

20 1008 days ago
View SnowyRiver's profile

Ancient Kauri

1010 days ago by SnowyRiver

Here is a nice board for someone interested in making a nice long table. I d...

12 1009 days ago
View Jacob Lucas's profile

Is this Sap? Any advice on removing it?

1015 days ago by Jacob Lucas

I apologize for my ignorance in advance, but does this look like Sap or pitch...

9 1009 days ago
View Letorix's profile

Florida Driftwood

1010 days ago by Letorix

I saw some really beautiful pieces of drift wood this weekend. I imagine they...

0 1010 days ago
View Elizabeth's profile

Title change: maple burl purchase

1014 days ago by Elizabeth

(Edit – Original title was “Is this a good deal for maple burls?&...

18 1010 days ago
View bigcody's profile

how to make a smart buy on wood?

1026 days ago by bigcody

I am a fairly new woodworker by hobby. I inherited my great uncles woodshop ...

5 1010 days ago
View woodyamateur's profile

Help with Staining PureWood brand decking.....

1390 days ago by woodyamateur

I had a deck built by a deck-building contractor from March to May. He finish...

2 1010 days ago
View bandit571's profile

More reclaimed stuff

1023 days ago by bandit571

Cleaning up a pile from an old garage tear down. A 2×8 give me a few b...

8 1010 days ago
View juniper's profile

Working with juniper

1011 days ago by juniper

Soooo… I have the pleasure of not only living on Oregon,But also have j...

0 1011 days ago
View Bill Williams's profile

Working with Cedar??

1012 days ago by Bill Williams

I am working with cedar for the first time. I am making Adirondack chairs. ...

2 1011 days ago
View Glenn's profile

Wood gloat!

1012 days ago by Glenn

Yippee, score! 125 bf of 40-year-old, air-dried Walnut 2×6’s at $3...

11 1012 days ago
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1463 days ago by Wiley

I’m still resawing and sanding it, so I haven’t actually tried ma...

5 1012 days ago
View amagineer's profile

Is this Lignum Vitae?

1017 days ago by amagineer

I just purchased this piece of wood from an tag sale and was told by ...

13 1013 days ago

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