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Question about pecan logs

11-17-2013 12:57 AM by Raftermonkey

What’s up jocks! I scored some pretty hefty pecan logs and am planning ...

20 01-26-2014 03:52 AM
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01-15-2014 01:34 PM by Steve Kreins

Can someone explain the grading system for wood to me or direct me to a link ...

7 01-25-2014 07:46 PM
View candou2's profile

Help with pricing, being low-balled, craigslist?:L"{

01-25-2014 12:06 AM by candou2

I have some 12/4 7foot apx 10 ” wide S2S Mahogany, 4×8 wood backed...

4 01-25-2014 05:16 PM
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Pulley system to lift logs

01-24-2014 09:21 AM by heathmadison32

I am trying to build a log lift for my chainsaw mill. The actual bed that th...

12 01-25-2014 01:59 AM
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Squaring up sheet goods

01-23-2014 03:54 PM by deadherring

In working on some recent projects I have been wondering about the right way ...

8 01-24-2014 10:36 PM
View Tommy Evans's profile

Vintage Veneer Variables

01-24-2014 02:19 PM by Tommy Evans

ha, when is something “vintage” as compare to “old”? ...

0 01-24-2014 02:19 PM
View TomWS's profile

WTB: Need a hunk of 8/4 Goncalco Alves (Jobillo)

01-24-2014 09:19 AM by TomWS

I need a hunk of 8/4 Goncalo Alves for a project for my daughter. Ideally th...

0 01-24-2014 09:19 AM
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Phenolic Resin Coated Plywood - Sources ??

05-09-2013 04:09 PM by TOM

Wondering if anyone knows of sources from which one can obtain phenolic resin...

7 01-23-2014 11:31 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Storing thin (<0.5") stock to keep it flat

01-23-2014 02:44 PM by HarveyDunn

A fellow box maker has kindly offered to give me two dozen board feet of thin...

9 01-23-2014 06:30 PM
View RandyTsuch's profile

Fixing warped Maple

01-19-2014 07:46 PM by RandyTsuch

I have a couple boards of curly, spralted maple. They are kind of warped, ...

9 01-21-2014 03:30 PM
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Question about value of old oak boards

01-18-2014 06:11 PM by MrDan

A friend of mine has a store that is going out of business. The floor in his...

18 01-20-2014 05:18 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Wood ID

01-19-2014 11:26 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I was wondering if y’all could help me ID this wood. I got...

11 01-20-2014 04:29 AM
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Question about stabilizing wood

01-19-2014 09:12 PM by BigDumbAnimal

The interior of my parents house (build early 1920s) is mostly wormy chestnut...

2 01-19-2014 10:58 PM
View thrifty's profile

what species????

01-18-2014 09:55 AM by thrifty

I am new to woodworking I just got into it recently due to having a thrift st...

23 01-19-2014 03:44 AM
View MalcolmLaurel's profile

Log checking (cracking)

01-17-2014 10:51 PM by MalcolmLaurel

I know that when cut logs are dried, you often get checking (radial cracking)...

5 01-18-2014 06:52 PM
View Charlie75's profile

Poplar for band saw boxes

01-16-2014 12:11 AM by Charlie75

Do any of you who make band saw boxes ever use poplar for the construction of...

15 01-18-2014 10:46 AM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Is this red oak?

01-16-2014 03:16 PM by bigblockyeti

This tree was cut about a month ago, I ripped a couple logs i...

32 01-18-2014 03:38 AM
View jusfine's profile

Looking for hardwood (exotics) supplier in Ocala Florida area

01-15-2014 03:09 AM by jusfine

Have the opportunity to vacation a few days for free in Ocala beginning next ...

7 01-17-2014 03:55 PM
View Steve Kreins's profile

Hardwood Sources for The Newbie

01-15-2014 04:17 AM by Steve Kreins

I’m just starting out and would like to know where you all find your so...

10 01-17-2014 02:02 AM
View Sirgreggins's profile

Thicknessing guitar sides/backs without a drum sander

01-15-2014 02:42 PM by Sirgreggins

I have a few guitars that I’d like to star working on soon and am tryin...

17 01-16-2014 08:59 PM

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