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Need an Idea of What to Pay for Logs

04-13-2013 06:09 PM by Dallas

I am working right now with a chainsaw mill and can handle up to 30” lo...

16 04-18-2013 10:27 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Another "What's this wood" question

04-16-2013 10:09 PM by Elizabeth

Pics are kind of small. This has turned up on CL today. Any ideas whether i...

7 04-18-2013 03:07 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Bowl turning stock.

02-04-2013 06:25 PM by RussellAP

I’ve been getting my bowl blanks at

15 04-18-2013 01:18 AM
View Lou94stang's profile

Long Island or queens ny area help

04-17-2013 09:43 AM by Lou94stang

1st time poster but have been lurking for quite some time. I just picked up ...

0 04-17-2013 09:43 AM
View LikeWatch's profile

Need help identifying this species of wood

04-14-2013 08:03 AM by LikeWatch

We think it might be maple, but aren’t sure. It’s tight grain, h...

12 04-17-2013 01:44 AM
View Bill Swartzwelder's profile

Sawmill Advice

04-16-2013 01:21 AM by Bill Swartzwelder

Anyone have experience owning a bandsaw mill? I have been toying with the ide...

20 04-17-2013 01:01 AM
View wncguy's profile

Wood crack issue

04-15-2013 03:08 PM by wncguy

I’m doing several BS boxes & have one that has a crack that I’...

5 04-16-2013 05:30 PM
View DarrenMorgan's profile


10-30-2012 07:36 PM by DarrenMorgan

HeyDo anyone have a good source for buying lumber, I’am interested in C...

4 04-16-2013 02:53 AM
View yellabret's profile

i FREAKING LOVE osage orange!!

04-16-2013 12:28 AM by yellabret

THIS WOOD IS AWESOME! a friend gave me a log that had been dead a while, s...

5 04-16-2013 12:58 AM
View habib's profile

reclaiming wood

04-15-2013 08:06 AM by habib

Before I sell my parents house I’m planning on ripping out some of the ...

3 04-15-2013 01:05 PM
View Greg403's profile

Hutch in Progress

04-14-2013 10:34 PM by Greg403

Hello, I am working on refinishing an old family heirloom.. My Great Gran...

2 04-15-2013 12:58 AM
View sprucegum's profile

Awesome tap hole curly Rock Maple

04-14-2013 08:10 PM by sprucegum

I finally bit the bullet and purchased a sawmill about a month ago. My bigges...

9 04-15-2013 12:00 AM
View Marcus's profile

Wood ID please

04-14-2013 05:39 PM by Marcus

I bought a good deal of lumber from a cabinet maker going out of business and...

10 04-14-2013 09:52 PM
View KCFLY's profile

Scored some nice wood today

04-14-2013 08:07 AM by KCFLY

Well, I was able to get 5 old church pews for free. They were in a partial...

2 04-14-2013 02:28 PM
View los's profile

Help ID this beautiful wood.....PLEASE!

04-11-2013 11:12 AM by los

Hi Everyone! I need some help identifying this wood. My local saw mill ow...

13 04-13-2013 02:08 PM
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12-22-2012 12:34 AM by fisherdoug09

Hello fellow LJ’s. I have taken the plunge and bought some Cocobolo to ...

6 04-13-2013 12:30 PM
View Rafe Demers's profile

Drying green wood for lumber or turning

04-13-2013 02:17 AM by Rafe Demers

My father recently cut up some 6-8 inch mountain ash logs for me and I found ...

1 04-13-2013 11:27 AM
View sunshinecoast2007's profile

How much heat can Rosewood sustain?

04-07-2013 10:13 AM by sunshinecoast2007

Hi guys, I had a bench top made of laminated rosewood 50ml thick (i applie...

5 04-12-2013 11:19 PM
View MsDebbieP's profile

TIps & Tricks: Best Woods for Which Projects

08-21-2011 02:32 PM by MsDebbieP

Perhaps this has happened to you: you want to make a certain project, whether...

17 04-12-2013 09:45 PM
View lateralus819's profile

How often do you do large glue ups?

04-10-2013 09:19 PM by lateralus819

So after trying to build a table, I’ve become really discouraged. I fee...

20 04-12-2013 09:47 AM

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