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Anyone ever used pear before?

11-13-2011 07:21 AM by marcbousquet

My friend recently lost a large ornamental pear tree in the freak snow storms...

14 11-20-2011 07:27 AM
View RRGR's profile

Spaulted wood question:

11-17-2011 08:34 PM by RRGR

I love the look of spaulted wood. I do wonder however if an individual uses s...

7 11-19-2011 08:20 PM
View CubsFan's profile

Picking out wood for a Morris Chair

11-16-2011 05:49 PM by CubsFan

I’m going to build a Morris Chair (one from wood magazine from a few ye...

11 11-19-2011 02:01 AM
View intheshop's profile

my purpleheart ain't purple!!

11-13-2011 11:39 PM by intheshop

I bought a piece of purpleheart the other day, and the faces of it are a deep...

15 11-19-2011 12:37 AM
View Josh Hall's profile

Does any one know what type of wood 'American Nut' is?

11-18-2011 10:58 PM by Josh Hall

Does any one know what type of wood ‘American Nut’ is? Hi ...

1 11-18-2011 11:15 PM
View DamnYankee's profile

What kind of wood is this?

11-16-2011 12:12 AM by DamnYankee

My Grandfather sent several of pieces of this wood to me through some rel...

10 11-18-2011 08:44 PM
View don1960's profile

Any Ideas what this is??

10-23-2011 04:18 PM by don1960

I started on a refinishing project for my Step-Daughter. Redoing her kitchen...

8 11-16-2011 03:22 AM
View AlmostFinished's profile

Gossy, Semi-Glossy, or Satin Finish?

11-15-2011 10:27 PM by AlmostFinished

Soooo, I’m almost finished re-finishing my hardwood floors. I have sanded, sa...

2 11-16-2011 12:55 AM
View SeaWitch's profile

Ever See This Type of Maple Grain/Pattern/Figure?

11-11-2011 06:24 AM by SeaWitch

I had someone mill some big leaf maple for me today. They were some leftover ...

7 11-15-2011 07:13 PM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Tips & Tricks: Wood Grain

11-10-2011 11:44 AM by MsDebbieP

what are your tips/tricks re: WOOD GRAIN?- seeing the direction of the grain?...

2 11-15-2011 06:58 PM
View D_Allen's profile

My 'what is this wood?' question

11-14-2011 01:45 AM by D_Allen

At the bottom of a box of scraps and pieces I recently purchased were these s...

12 11-15-2011 05:09 PM
View rustynails's profile

Looking for a Good Source for Holly Veneer and Boards?

11-15-2011 06:25 AM by rustynails

Does anyone know where I can find some nice “White White” Holly veneer and di...

1 11-15-2011 08:40 AM
View Beeguy's profile

Smallest Log Diameter to Yield Lumber

11-12-2011 12:45 AM by Beeguy

Hello All, We were unfortunate enough to be in the path of an early PA sno...

5 11-15-2011 06:04 AM
View DHaden's profile

Birch logs

11-14-2011 02:37 AM by DHaden

My neighbor cut down a birch tree into logs and has them sitting out to be ta...

4 11-14-2011 09:29 PM
View yrob's profile

Yukon lumber co, great lumberyard in norfolk ,va

09-28-2011 02:38 PM by yrob

I live in southestearn Virginia and was looking for a friendly lumberyard for...

1 11-14-2011 08:29 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Working with Pecan, hardness?

11-13-2011 03:49 AM by Blackie_

I have a great source for a very large load of pecan that had to be cut down ...

11 11-14-2011 07:09 PM
View sam1140's profile

expansion joints on wood fascia boards

11-11-2011 09:49 PM by sam1140

I am replacing the fascia board in my home with 1×8 pine wood. The south...

6 11-14-2011 02:57 PM
View DHaden's profile

Walnut Veneer

11-10-2011 06:14 AM by DHaden

I bought 24 sheets of walnut veener off of ebay and it arrived last week. I h...

8 11-14-2011 07:44 AM
View rtbrmb's profile

Help with identifying wood type

11-11-2011 05:45 PM by rtbrmb

I have been viewing Lumberjocks for over a year, what a great website ! I ...

4 11-14-2011 06:04 AM
View topcat's profile

Just another tree in need of ID

10-27-2011 01:31 PM by topcat

Hi all, I am in need of help I found these logs; From Unknown tree 1From Unkn...

21 11-14-2011 05:41 AM

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