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What wood to use for a cabinet

01-07-2013 11:12 PM by MrRon

I am building a cabinet to house an 100 gal aquarium. I figured I need 3 shee...

10 01-11-2013 01:36 AM
View HalDougherty's profile

Free Maple Turning Blanks...

07-16-2012 07:19 PM by HalDougherty

I had a big maple limb break out of a tree in my front yard. I’ve cut i...

6 01-10-2013 08:39 PM
View DaveFFMedic's profile

Alaska Chainsaw Mill question

01-09-2013 11:02 PM by DaveFFMedic

Whew! I just finished reading all of the forum topics about the Alaska Chain...

10 01-10-2013 08:03 PM
View Mike_D_S's profile

Advice on correcting warped vanity top?

01-02-2013 02:55 AM by Mike_D_S

I’m building a pair of cherry vanities for my daughters and have run in...

9 01-10-2013 11:56 AM
View Rayp's profile

Best wood for my application?

01-07-2013 07:16 AM by Rayp

I make artwork on thin copper sheet that I want to mount onto wood panels (wi...

12 01-10-2013 12:56 AM
View Brett's profile

Lumber from fallen trees

01-06-2013 02:37 PM by Brett

My brother-in-law lives in New Jersey, with several acres of ash, black walnu...

11 01-10-2013 12:32 AM
View Whitewalls's profile

Wood you like to work with the most?

12-30-2012 09:33 PM by Whitewalls

I know everyone is partial to working with one type of wood over another. I ...

22 01-09-2013 11:17 PM
View gtbuzz's profile

What kind of wood is this?

01-09-2013 04:59 PM by gtbuzz

My dad was in Thailand recently and brought me back a plank of wood of unknow...

2 01-09-2013 05:14 PM
View CantBurn's profile

Sizing when looking at plans.

01-08-2013 07:56 PM by CantBurn

So, something struck me when I was looking at a cutting list. If it is listed...

5 01-08-2013 10:59 PM
View Marcus's profile

Buying wood from Rockler

01-03-2013 12:52 PM by Marcus

So for about the first time ever I went to buy some wood from Rockler. They ...

10 01-08-2013 05:19 PM
View Dophi's profile

Which wood for fireplace surround

01-04-2013 07:07 PM by Dophi

I want to build a surround to overlay our current red brick fireplace. We fo...

9 01-08-2013 01:07 PM
View 12strings's profile

I like cherry!

01-08-2013 01:37 AM by 12strings

I just though I’d share that after 5 (and really all of growing up) bui...

1 01-08-2013 01:48 AM
View Shannon's profile


01-06-2013 10:20 AM by Shannon

So I started my first project. I am building out of cheap pine because I don...

9 01-07-2013 06:40 PM
View DrJosh's profile

Wood Species & Historical Significance?

01-02-2013 09:34 PM by DrJosh

Does anyone know if there are any species of wood that have some type of hist...

22 01-06-2013 10:39 PM
View jlt's profile

Prefinished plywood

01-06-2013 12:57 PM by jlt

I am currently building a couple of built-in cabinets for a friend and used t...

2 01-06-2013 02:16 PM
View nashbok's profile

Old log cabin logs -- what to do with them?

01-05-2013 03:34 AM by nashbok

So I recently came into possession of five log ends from an old log cabin in ...

5 01-05-2013 04:31 PM
View Ben's profile

Wood ID please

01-04-2013 10:47 PM by Ben

What kind of tree is this? (In Western Massachusetts) Thanks.

7 01-05-2013 02:40 PM
View opalko's profile

Hardwood plywood source (online)?

01-04-2013 07:03 PM by opalko

I have an upcoming project that I need a couple of pieces of cherry plywood &...

13 01-05-2013 03:33 AM
View PurpLev's profile

1st Post - local suppliers

07-05-2010 06:46 PM by PurpLev

Couldn’t resist posting here. Thought we could have a thread with lo...

24 01-05-2013 02:52 AM
View lumberjoe's profile

Watch out for those radiators!

01-04-2013 04:45 PM by lumberjoe

During the struggle to find a place for the Christmas tree, my wife shoved th...

3 01-04-2013 06:11 PM

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