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I want to use a different wood than pine

07-10-2013 08:56 PM by distrbd

This is how it has been in my shop for the past 3-4 years:first I find a proj...

28 07-14-2013 05:20 PM
View mnausa's profile

what kind of wood is this?

07-13-2013 08:52 AM by mnausa

4 07-14-2013 01:11 AM
View richardwootton's profile

Giant Oak Burl

07-11-2013 11:54 PM by richardwootton

I saw this post while perusing craigslist today. I’m not associated wit...

2 07-13-2013 12:06 AM
View KomputerMan's profile

Figured Redwood slab

07-04-2013 08:20 AM by KomputerMan

You may remember that I asked the question, “What would you do with thi...

7 07-12-2013 07:09 PM
View James's profile

Walnut type - pics posted

07-10-2013 07:49 PM by James

So I bought some walnut a while back. It was a BEAUTIFUL board that was 4/4 1...

24 07-12-2013 04:12 AM
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07-10-2013 11:58 PM by robdem

Bought some butternut about year ago going to make a project out of it . But...

4 07-11-2013 10:06 PM
View 69BBNova's profile

Help With ID Wood Species

07-09-2013 11:02 PM by 69BBNova

I’m hoping those more experienced than I can ID this wood… ...

26 07-11-2013 04:49 PM
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07-02-2013 01:05 PM by putumuju

I am looking for someone with the capabilities of Reis sawing exotic hardwood...

2 07-11-2013 12:14 PM
View BigMig's profile

What do I need to know about Air Dried lumber?

07-09-2013 04:22 PM by BigMig

Hey, gang, I sometimes see lumber in CL or other places – and sometimes...

7 07-10-2013 04:43 PM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Salvaging good lumber from air dried red oak

07-09-2013 05:33 PM by MaroonGoon

Hey guys,Awhile ago I posted about obtaining around 90 bf of red oak and I ha...

8 07-10-2013 04:29 PM
View Zinderin's profile

Might we have chestnut in our future ...

07-08-2013 08:40 PM by Zinderin

Here is an article that is fascinating about how they believe they have found...

6 07-09-2013 03:21 PM
View bigskip's profile

air drying wood

07-09-2013 06:57 AM by bigskip

I have 100,000++ linear ft of 100yr old old growth doug fur and cypress I nee...

5 07-09-2013 03:00 PM
View Cecil Rogers's profile

Shaker Wood Drying

07-07-2013 09:56 PM by Cecil Rogers

Does anyone know of any resource material on how the Shaker craftsmen dried t...

5 07-09-2013 12:12 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Desperate, Walnut or Pacan? I'm beating myself up over this.

06-24-2013 05:55 PM by Blackie_

Needing closure on this and was hoping by turning to folks here on LM’s...

35 07-09-2013 01:57 AM
View Tdazzo's profile

Need advice/input (and possibly a local sawyer) regarding Silky Oak Trees

11-08-2011 11:16 PM by Tdazzo

This is a two part post; apologies ahead of time if this is the wrong forum f...

14 07-08-2013 06:37 AM
View Mike's profile

Rough Cut Lumber in TriCity area TN

07-06-2013 04:59 PM by Mike

Hi all, I was wondering if someone might be able to recommend a lumber sup...

2 07-07-2013 03:52 PM
View Spike_dawg's profile

louvers, suppliers

09-08-2012 05:33 PM by Spike_dawg

New to this site, moderate wood working skills – - – I know how t...

5 07-06-2013 05:34 PM
View pinky2009's profile

new to SC

07-05-2013 01:08 AM by pinky2009

We just transferred to SC from NM so we are not familiar with the area and wa...

3 07-06-2013 10:00 AM
View Matt Przybylski's profile

Wood ID

07-04-2013 05:43 PM by Matt Przybylski

Happy 4th everyone! A friend’s dad cut down some trees in his backyard ...

4 07-05-2013 01:27 PM
View drainyoo's profile

Where can I purchase Walnut lumber in NYC area?

06-26-2013 01:08 PM by drainyoo

Hi folks, newbie here. Just started working with wood and building furniture ...

13 07-04-2013 07:20 PM

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