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Kiln Dried VS Air Dried

01-21-2013 04:12 PM by bbc557ci

Hello everyone. I sometimes have the opportunity to pick up air dried rough ...

18 01-22-2013 10:07 PM
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Good source for Book matched lumber?

01-22-2013 02:30 AM by groy87

Does anyone know a good source for small pieces of book matched lumber? (3-5&...

3 01-22-2013 03:38 AM
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Gazebo question

01-21-2013 11:03 AM by thomaslokeren

I have a large garden and I want to create a relaxation area. I have found so...

0 01-21-2013 11:03 AM
View Nicholas Hall's profile

Portable Sawmills are Too Much Fun: Way too Much Lumber. Help!!!

12-03-2012 05:46 AM by Nicholas Hall

My father and I have been jawing about cutting down some trees on his land in...

38 01-20-2013 08:23 PM
View CaseyJones's profile

Moisture Meters

01-19-2013 06:54 AM by CaseyJones

I’ve narrowed it down to the Lignomat Mini or the Delmhorst J-Lite̷...

2 01-20-2013 03:17 AM
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wood porn

01-17-2013 04:07 AM by Joseph Jossem

Aloha,Some wood pictures of monkeypod and koa.Always beautifu...

14 01-19-2013 05:34 PM
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Hardwood sources in New England

01-12-2013 01:01 AM by unisaw

I am looking to buy some 10/4 hardwood and every Google search starts off wit...

14 01-19-2013 03:20 PM
View Ben's profile

Odering S4S Maple...

01-19-2013 12:10 AM by Ben

I’m considering having a wood supplier make some S4S soft Maple for me ...

7 01-19-2013 09:30 AM
View fstellab's profile

Macacauba Wood has small holes

01-16-2013 03:36 AM by fstellab

Hi Folks, I just took delivery of a Macacauba 4/4 Project Pack from one of...

6 01-19-2013 04:25 AM
View harvey4804's profile

Mahogany and QS Sycamore!

01-12-2013 02:53 AM by harvey4804

Well, this afternoon was the very first time that I purchased good quality ha...

10 01-19-2013 03:22 AM
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Very Reasonably Priced Lumber

01-17-2013 11:44 PM by paratrooper34

Hi All, I just purchased some rough lumber at a very nice price in Western Ma...

10 01-19-2013 03:01 AM
View umbach's profile

Finishing dovetails

02-17-2011 08:45 AM by umbach

Ok. I’m finishing a cherry bookcase and staining it a bit darker than n...

9 01-18-2013 10:00 PM
View groy87's profile

Working with redwood?

01-11-2013 05:58 AM by groy87

What is it like working with redwood? I’ve seen many pictures of beauti...

10 01-18-2013 09:00 PM
View Emma Walker's profile

Woods that stink when you cut or sand them.

01-11-2013 06:27 PM by Emma Walker

I’ve noticed that different woods have different smells when cut or san...

30 01-18-2013 08:49 PM
View Whitewalls's profile

Northern IL area

01-17-2013 11:00 PM by Whitewalls

I search Craigslist all the time and this ad has been on for a while. It get...

1 01-18-2013 03:05 AM
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01-17-2013 07:59 PM by krisrimes

I ran across this ad on craigslist and was wondering what some of you might c...

4 01-17-2013 10:03 PM
View dpwalker's profile

MDF Prices

01-16-2013 12:26 PM by dpwalker

In my area MDF 3/4”X4’X8’ is roughly $32 a sheet. Seems exp...

7 01-17-2013 02:13 AM
View ryanjared's profile

2x6 strength

01-16-2013 10:50 AM by ryanjared

i am looking at moving a buillding to my place that is 27×32 and weighs ...

2 01-16-2013 06:44 PM
View diemaker's profile

cutting board

01-10-2013 10:45 AM by diemaker

my first attempt in this forum, & also in making a cutting board which I ...

9 01-16-2013 04:28 PM
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What to do with 14" walnut

01-15-2013 09:30 AM by axionn

I picked up some walnut this weekend that had been air drying in a barn for 6...

3 01-16-2013 03:07 AM

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