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Walnut for the kitchen remodel

06-05-2012 06:57 PM by Charlie

Ran some of this walnut through the planer. I got 6/4, brushed it with a wire...

6 06-06-2012 09:52 PM
View Chris208's profile

Wood Identification

06-05-2012 10:35 PM by Chris208

Can anyone help me identify this wood? I found it in my local restore toda...

7 06-06-2012 09:20 PM
View Dallas's profile

Want to build a Vacuum Kiln

06-04-2012 11:19 PM by Dallas

I’ve been thinking lately about building a small vacuum kiln, probably ...

3 06-05-2012 05:02 PM
View Chris Speights's profile

Built-In Question

06-04-2012 05:04 PM by Chris Speights

I have noticed most built-ins appear to be plywood that matches the hardwood ...

11 06-05-2012 02:29 PM
View revanson11's profile

wood identification

06-03-2012 09:23 PM by revanson11

I purchased a 4” x 4” x 24” piece of wood at a local auctio...

5 06-05-2012 11:29 AM
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Wood species identification Part III

06-03-2012 10:24 PM by revanson11

The pics. What species is this. extremely dense and heavy. brownish red on th...

11 06-05-2012 11:26 AM
View Milo's profile

Pearwood: Do I want it or not?

05-25-2012 03:57 PM by Milo

I have an opportunity to get some wood from a pearwood tree that I can take t...

31 06-05-2012 02:25 AM
View john8's profile

Jatoba Glue-up Ripping Stategy

06-04-2012 05:38 PM by john8

I have 2 pieces of 10 foot 8/4 Jatoba being used for a raised counter. One is...

7 06-05-2012 02:00 AM
View Don Broussard's profile

Purple Heart Project Ideas

05-26-2012 02:45 PM by Don Broussard

I have two nice pieces of purple heart, measuring 1-7/8×3-1/2×52 an...

5 06-05-2012 12:33 AM
View skhammer1210's profile

***Custom Gunstock Business For Sale***

06-04-2012 07:45 AM by skhammer1210

Gunstock business for sale from Weiser, ID…over 300 rifle/shotgun p...

2 06-04-2012 09:48 PM
View jeffroL's profile

Milling 8/4 lumber into 1" and 3/4" thick boards

06-03-2012 09:16 PM by jeffroL

Folks, keen to hear thoughts.or tips on how I can make the most use of the lu...

5 06-04-2012 11:43 AM
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06-04-2012 02:48 AM by Azebiki

I have a cedar tree that died last summer due to the drought and just cut it ...

1 06-04-2012 03:21 AM
View Alexandre's profile

Is this worth it?

05-30-2012 11:30 PM by Alexandre

Hey Guys, I was just wondering, Is a 2×4 piece of Walnut, (Like a REAL 2...

26 06-03-2012 02:40 PM
View Brandon 's profile

Nice Stack!

05-31-2012 01:54 AM by Brandon

A local hardwood dealer that I have worked with before called me yesterday to...

3 06-03-2012 03:42 AM
View BlauSchuh's profile

Rough lumber dimensions for musical instruments

06-02-2012 05:11 PM by BlauSchuh

question for you folks that build guitars…. I’ve built a few g...

1 06-02-2012 07:40 PM
View benny555's profile

Identify this wood?

05-28-2012 04:41 AM by benny555

Anyone know what kind of wood this is? It was a dead tree in my parents backy...

29 06-02-2012 12:48 PM
View lumberjoe's profile

Curly Oak?

05-31-2012 08:05 PM by lumberjoe

I got some rough cut oak and planed it down. When this came out of the planer...

19 06-02-2012 02:37 AM
View chessspy's profile

boxwood (Buxus sempervirens)

06-01-2012 08:39 PM by chessspy

Hi guys,I am a chess set restorer by trade, I need some European boxwood. The...

2 06-01-2012 09:05 PM
View Iggles88's profile

Horrendous first trip to lumberyard

05-31-2012 05:28 PM by Iggles88

Just got back from my first trip to a lumberyard and it couldn’t have g...

37 06-01-2012 06:05 PM
View 12strings's profile

Chestnut wood

05-29-2012 04:17 PM by 12strings

Apparently, someone decided to plant a chestnut tree in our yard back when ou...

23 06-01-2012 02:57 PM

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