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Texas Ebony Wanted for guitar fretbords

12-11-2011 11:22 PM by sakrig

I need dark pieces of Texas Ebony to make guitar fretboards. 21” x 3...

1 12-15-2011 04:24 AM
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Humidor questions

12-14-2011 07:56 PM by RickB

OK, I recently smoked a “good” cigar and decided that I would lik...

1 12-15-2011 12:18 AM
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Anybody near Washburn, TN (Grainger Co) need some cheap Walnut?

12-13-2011 03:06 AM by Ocelot

Hi LJs, A few days ago I saw some Walnut lumber on ebay and bought it. Th...

1 12-14-2011 08:22 PM
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types of wood for cutting boards

12-13-2011 09:41 PM by foneman

Are there any types of hardwood that is not appropriate for cutting boards? I...

3 12-14-2011 03:21 AM
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"candelabra" redwood

12-12-2011 07:50 AM by dakremer

very cool tree….cool article…... (its a safe link) http://www....

1 12-13-2011 06:13 PM
View WillieIV's profile

Purpleheart Cracking in Cutting Board

12-12-2011 05:55 PM by WillieIV

Doing several cutting boards for Christmas presents and have a couple purpleh...

8 12-13-2011 12:41 AM
View jerkylips's profile

what type of plywood is this?

12-12-2011 07:25 PM by jerkylips

I meant to take a pic this morning, but I forgot – will try to do it la...

6 12-12-2011 11:25 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Western Red Cedar - best uses?

12-09-2011 12:05 AM by Elizabeth

I’ve got an opportunity to buy some western red cedar offcuts from a mi...

9 12-12-2011 01:56 PM
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How to Work Ebony?

12-07-2011 08:31 PM by CartersWhittling

Hello. I just bought a small amount of gaboon ebony for a picture frame. The ...

12 12-11-2011 06:20 PM
View D_Allen's profile

pen supplies site

12-09-2011 05:40 AM by D_Allen

Anyone ever hear of bornswoodworking?I can’t find much about them on th...

2 12-10-2011 12:26 AM
View Alan S's profile

Parawood / Rubberwood and Dyes

12-09-2011 10:26 PM by Alan S

Edit: The dresser we are thinking about is made of Parawood. So I’m ...

0 12-09-2011 10:26 PM
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How to stop cracks - help!

12-02-2011 06:38 PM by bues0022

I’ve been working on a maloof-inspired rocking chair for almost a year ...

11 12-09-2011 10:27 AM
View John Raney's profile

Cabin Design Ideas

12-09-2011 02:24 AM by John Raney

I am redoing my TV room and the wife said do what I want. Since I spend a goo...

1 12-09-2011 06:48 AM
View DrTebi's profile

Need math help... lumber prices in Europe

11-29-2011 12:10 PM by DrTebi

Hello, I was just wondering if someone could help me figure out what the a...

10 12-09-2011 02:38 AM
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Where can i sell Barn wood?

12-08-2011 04:26 AM by tnfiddler

I was wondering a good place to sell or list barn wood… i have a lady i...

4 12-08-2011 09:00 PM
View BLarge's profile

My end table cupped.... Possible culprit?

12-08-2011 03:31 AM by BLarge

I brought up a side table for a spare bedroom, my wife wanted to see how it w...

11 12-08-2011 06:10 PM
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Tips & Tricks: How Lumber is Dried

11-15-2011 01:46 PM by MsDebbieP

What are your tips/tricks re: Dried Lumber- kiln-dried vs air-dried, what to ...

20 12-08-2011 05:25 AM
View gugnheim's profile

Need shop referral in Jackson, MS

12-01-2011 08:09 PM by gugnheim

Hey Gang-Long story short, the wife and I relocate fairly often for her work....

12 12-08-2011 02:12 AM
View willie's profile

Has anyone ever heard of this wood?

12-06-2011 01:08 AM by willie

About 20 years ago the cabinet shop I worked at had a high end job of a dinin...

1 12-06-2011 12:54 PM
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