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Help - Need help on finding curly maple plywood

01-16-2012 03:48 AM by getlostinwood

Need to find either 1/4” or preferably 1/2” curly or birdseye map...

4 01-16-2012 05:30 PM
View ryanramage's profile

Where to buy lumber for picture frames

01-13-2012 04:40 AM by ryanramage

I am wanting to build some larger frames to put some completed puzzles in. E...

4 01-15-2012 05:59 PM
View D_Allen's profile

zebrawood and endmill

01-13-2012 05:27 AM by D_Allen

I began a pen today using a zebrawood blank. When I got to the point of cutt...

3 01-15-2012 03:27 AM
View Deedle's profile

log furniture

02-18-2011 06:55 PM by Deedle

Hey everyone. I’ve recently been inspired to try to make some log furn...

7 01-14-2012 08:18 PM
View Warren's profile

Free Lumber

01-14-2012 12:42 AM by Warren

I have found out that using old pallets are just as good as any wood to do pr...

7 01-14-2012 02:42 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Wenge rocking chair

01-13-2012 04:07 AM by yellowtruck75

I am thinking of making a new rocking chair as a show piece for art/craft sho...

4 01-13-2012 10:59 PM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Tips & Tricks: Buying Lumber

11-12-2011 01:20 PM by MsDebbieP

What are your tips re: buying lumber?- How is it sold? What do you ask for? W...

15 01-13-2012 09:28 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Walnut slab keeps checking

01-08-2012 03:43 AM by yellowtruck75

I have several 8/4 black walnut slabs that keep checking. They are roughly 1...

12 01-13-2012 05:58 AM
View Howie's profile

grapefruit wood

01-13-2012 01:36 AM by Howie

Has anyone ever used grapefruit wood? Is it worth “fooling” with?

1 01-13-2012 04:44 AM
View Coble's profile

Removable Legs

01-13-2012 02:09 AM by Coble

I need to build a small wooden platform approx. 20 in x 30 in, and 12 in. off...

2 01-13-2012 04:17 AM
View HorizontalMike's profile

12/4" Soft Maple Wood Gloat and NEED for Project Suggestions

01-11-2012 05:25 AM by HorizontalMike

My LJs buddy and I BOTH picked up 200BF EACH of some 12/4 Soft Maple today, f...

19 01-13-2012 03:43 AM
View smokey1945's profile

Lumber in New Carlisle, Ohio!

01-13-2012 12:32 AM by smokey1945

Found this in Craiglist. thought someone might use it.Cherry & Walnut Lum...

0 01-13-2012 12:32 AM
View otis501's profile

online wood

01-11-2012 06:00 PM by otis501

I need a good online sorce for woodworking wood. I know about woodcraft and r...

11 01-13-2012 12:02 AM
View John_G's profile

How do i know....

01-12-2012 05:50 PM by John_G

Hey everyone, i recently purchased about 100bf of QSWO from a guy who has had...

11 01-12-2012 09:06 PM
View rut's profile

Care for wood during lone project build

01-09-2012 09:44 PM by rut

In a couple of months (when temps warm back up) I plan on a major kitchen rem...

3 01-11-2012 08:06 PM
View TurnTurnTurn's profile

What would you do with this piece of Big Leaf Maple Burl?

01-06-2012 04:06 AM by TurnTurnTurn

I have not worked with Burl before so I am trying to decide what to make with...

5 01-11-2012 08:00 PM
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01-11-2012 07:28 AM by kkaiser

Could someone please explain the difference between hard maple and soft maple...

8 01-11-2012 04:41 PM
View Sman's profile

Aspen and Poplar Hybrid

01-03-2012 12:41 AM by Sman

There was an add on CL for 2+ cords of some aspen/poplar hybrid, fresh cut. P...

6 01-11-2012 09:15 AM
View lewis62's profile

Wanted,bandsaw mill for hire or trade

01-07-2012 01:50 PM by lewis62

We get a few logs in every now and then. Wanting to find someone local or...

5 01-10-2012 11:07 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Any clue on what wood this is?

01-09-2012 07:38 AM by BerBer5985

I kept some pieces off the delivery truck that were essentially used as a pal...

8 01-10-2012 02:03 PM

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