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Identify - Scrap Wood - Heavier than maple - Pleasant smelling

01-29-2014 05:06 PM by Heretedge

I’m not even sure where to start with this type. I love diving ...

14 01-31-2014 04:04 AM
View JJohnston's profile

Denver people - ever buy from Wood Source in Thornton?

01-29-2014 02:18 AM by JJohnston

They don’t say whether they even sell retail, but they do say “no...

3 01-30-2014 01:15 PM
View sockerberg's profile

What Specific Texture Is This Wood?

01-29-2014 05:04 PM by sockerberg

I need to know exactly what this is so I can match it.

8 01-30-2014 02:59 AM
View mnausa's profile

Would you guys say this is cherry?

01-27-2014 02:46 PM by mnausa

This came from a furniture store. I think it is cherry with a cherry sta...

18 01-30-2014 02:38 AM
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Choice of wood for bottom of toolbox

01-29-2014 07:02 AM by siavosh

I need to find a wood species for the bottom of my mobile toolbox (approx. 11...

7 01-29-2014 08:43 PM
View Steve Kreins's profile

Why Not Cedar?

01-27-2014 05:08 PM by Steve Kreins

Cedar is such a beautiful wood, readily available and cheep. Why don’t ...

13 01-28-2014 02:49 PM
View shipwright's profile

Anyone Used Pepper Tree Wood ?

01-26-2014 06:37 PM by shipwright

We just had a pepper tree (Schinus molle) cut down in our yard and I saved so...

10 01-28-2014 06:53 AM
View Ingjr's profile

Mail order buying question

01-27-2014 03:55 PM by Ingjr

About to get some wood online and would like to know if when they plane it to...

2 01-27-2014 05:09 PM
View TrBlu's profile

Wood ID Help & Small Gloat

01-20-2014 12:48 AM by TrBlu

Spotted this piece in my brother in-law’s firewood pile. Threw it in my...

12 01-27-2014 03:00 AM
View BJODay's profile

Dimensioning oversized lumber

01-25-2014 03:53 AM by BJODay

I’m hoping someone can help me out. I purchased some 4/4 oak. It is ...

8 01-27-2014 02:39 AM
View Bob42's profile

Bowling Alley

11-29-2010 02:48 PM by Bob42

I was lucky enough this past Friday to look at Craigs list and find someone g...

12 01-26-2014 07:48 PM

Gauging the worth of reclaimed Bowling Alley Lanes (locally available for free)

02-06-2013 02:10 PM by BRAVOGOLFTANGO

As the subject states, pretty much a local bowling alley is remodeling, tonds...

16 01-26-2014 07:35 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Composite decking

01-25-2014 08:40 PM by RussellAP

I am bidding a deck building job and a cedar fence on Monday. How does this c...

13 01-26-2014 07:14 PM
View Pooka's profile

Refinishing Project - Identifying Wood

01-25-2014 09:12 PM by Pooka

I am working on a coffee table set and took the finish off this piece. I thin...

19 01-26-2014 06:28 PM
View krnbk2's profile

Best plywood to laminate over?

01-26-2014 12:02 PM by krnbk2

So I am about to start a side project of building some new jewelry display sh...

10 01-26-2014 05:01 PM
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Walnut floor

01-26-2014 12:39 PM by Peter Bermingham

Just after being offered 60 square meters of water damaged 3/4 walnut floor f...

1 01-26-2014 02:08 PM
View B0b's profile

Slab of Wood

01-25-2014 12:25 AM by B0b

Hi, I built a mantle for my apartment, and my landlord thanked me with thi...

6 01-26-2014 04:30 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

panel cutters

01-25-2014 03:16 PM by 3285jeff

Can anyone tell me where I can buy a full sheet plywood cutter like the one l...

3 01-26-2014 04:26 AM
View Raftermonkey's profile

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

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