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Can anyone name this wood?

09-03-2012 09:57 PM by shipwright

I will give you a hint: It’s only available in very thin veneer. ...

27 09-04-2012 07:01 PM
View MikeInGA's profile

A planer and jointer just to get started?

09-03-2012 12:23 PM by MikeInGA

Ok, so I’m new to woodworking and this might be a silly question but I ...

9 09-04-2012 01:48 AM
View ChrisJ's profile

Lumber Source?

09-01-2012 12:36 PM by ChrisJ

I live in a small town in Northeast Arkansas. At least 2 hours from the neare...

10 09-04-2012 01:26 AM
View D_Allen's profile

Gray wood...what is it?

09-03-2012 11:24 PM by D_Allen

I thought this blank was interesting. It is gray throughout as I discovered ...

2 09-04-2012 12:42 AM
View AJswoodshop's profile

Keep the wood!!!!

09-03-2012 05:42 PM by AJswoodshop

A lot of people throw away wood, KEEP IT! I’ll show you how to turn a r...

10 09-03-2012 08:21 PM
View shad's profile

Adirondack Chairs From Old Wagon

09-02-2012 09:29 PM by shad

About 15 years ago I purchased a pair of beautifull Adirondack Chiars that we...

1 09-03-2012 11:10 AM
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08-31-2012 01:57 AM by WoodChuck84

I am pretty allergic to poison ivy/oak/sumac. I obtained some Chechen turning...

6 09-03-2012 03:13 AM
View KingmontKid's profile

Green wood drying

09-02-2012 05:49 PM by KingmontKid

I’ve seen all sorts of sites from the lathe/turning crowd about drying ...

0 09-02-2012 05:49 PM
View woodshaver's profile

Help ! What type of wood is this ?

12-28-2011 06:03 PM by woodshaver

I bought this old block of wood for $10 bucks at a antique shop,I don’t...

46 09-02-2012 02:04 AM
View DavidHunter's profile

Looking for a quality Southern Yellow Pine Lumber Dealer

09-01-2012 02:24 AM by DavidHunter

Hello, I am assisting a friend in acquiring Southern Yellow Pine Lumber to...

1 09-02-2012 12:38 AM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

Spruce for a homemade jointer

08-30-2012 03:38 PM by Cole Tallerman

So im going to build Matthias Wandel’s jointer, but it calls for 6/4 sp...

9 09-01-2012 07:59 PM
View dpoisson's profile

Oak smells of vomit

08-24-2012 04:26 PM by dpoisson

Hi, I’m sorry for the rather description subject, but it is what i...

22 09-01-2012 03:06 PM
View HalDougherty's profile

Laminated Bicycle Frames!

11-19-2010 03:56 PM by HalDougherty

What a concept… Laminated bicycle frames from beautiful wood. Th...

4 09-01-2012 08:59 AM
View Hanman's profile

What to do with leftover sawdust and chips?

02-12-2012 05:56 PM by Hanman

I’m just wondering what everyone else out there does with their loads o...

29 09-01-2012 01:53 AM
View willy3486's profile

Board feet and stacks of lumber

08-28-2012 02:01 AM by willy3486

I have cut down some trees and have quite a few logs. I have a fellow with a ...

21 08-30-2012 11:50 AM
View Philip "Pip" Storm's profile

Rip and Join. Yeah or Nay?

08-28-2012 05:01 PM by Philip "Pip" Storm

I am making my kitchen cabinet drawer fronts out of maple. The drawer fronts...

11 08-30-2012 05:26 AM
View Rizz's profile

Spalted Cherry? And how should I mill this?

08-23-2012 07:31 AM by Rizz

Hi, long time lurker, first time poster. I am in need of a little help. ...

19 08-30-2012 02:34 AM
View khalsey's profile

kind of wood

08-24-2012 09:35 AM by khalsey

Can someone tell me what kind of wood this is. It has some burl in it a...

9 08-29-2012 06:32 PM
View rut's profile

drawer side height

08-28-2012 01:23 PM by rut

Just wondering, is there a standard for how high to make drawer sides compare...

5 08-29-2012 01:24 PM
View lazyoakfarm's profile

Cutting boards

08-27-2012 09:12 PM by lazyoakfarm

I have some 4/4 rough hard maple and walnut but want to make my cutting board...

10 08-29-2012 01:06 PM

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