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Scavenging dead city trees

07-24-2013 09:00 PM by DerekV

Due to extreme drought conditions a couple of years ago, thousands of trees a...

20 07-27-2013 04:10 PM
View Mike2004dales's profile

Not sure of the lesson I just learned...

07-26-2013 09:17 AM by Mike2004dales

Just joined lumberjocks and am a huge fan! I’m somewhat new to the woo...

14 07-27-2013 02:07 AM
View Elizabeth's profile

What bug is this in my wood?

07-20-2013 07:21 PM by Elizabeth

I just got out to the shop for the first time in at least a month. I have so...

21 07-26-2013 11:36 AM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Air Dried Walnut

07-23-2013 02:46 PM by MaroonGoon

What do you guys think of this walnut? Obviously there are some boards that a...

10 07-26-2013 04:24 AM
View CBeats's profile

End Grain Cutting Board Material

07-26-2013 02:04 AM by CBeats

Hi everyone, I’m planning on making an end grain cutting board. I ha...

4 07-26-2013 04:18 AM
View kocgolf's profile

Frame making choices

07-25-2013 06:43 PM by kocgolf

After researching some artwork framing at a local frame shop, the sticker sho...

3 07-26-2013 01:48 AM
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07-24-2013 12:52 AM by Joseph Jossem

Friend called me up and said get your ass over here before we throw t...

6 07-24-2013 09:55 PM
View Monte Pittman's profile

Oak Root Burl - worth it?

07-23-2013 09:14 PM by Monte Pittman

I have a house being built near me. Drove by and seen that they had cut down ...

27 07-24-2013 09:21 PM
View golfer12's profile

looking for exotic wood

07-24-2013 01:55 PM by golfer12

Does anyone know where I can get exotic wood that roughly measures 12” ...

15 07-24-2013 04:46 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Wood storage, DOs and DON'Ts

07-15-2013 02:50 PM by Blackie_

Needing some advise on storing wood, DOs and DON’Ts, I have been storin...

15 07-24-2013 09:23 AM
View DonLumberJohnson's profile

Wood Identification Help Please

07-23-2013 12:36 AM by DonLumberJohnson

I happened to pick up some large and some small Craig’s List special lu...

7 07-24-2013 02:15 AM
View lumberjoe's profile

Where do you Southern NE guys get Walnut?

07-22-2013 04:00 AM by lumberjoe

I was getting mine at the woodcraft in West Springfield, but they don’t...

11 07-23-2013 06:54 PM
View pvwoodcrafts's profile

curly red oak

07-23-2013 04:14 PM by pvwoodcrafts

Hey all, after 21 years of collecting lumber and building custom furniture an...

1 07-23-2013 05:32 PM
View lonelytree's profile

what to do with a large redwood tree

07-20-2013 11:46 AM by lonelytree

Hi,I’ve been reading posts trying to see if anyone might have already a...

4 07-23-2013 04:26 PM
View mbs's profile

Beautiful bark -rainbow

07-19-2013 09:10 PM by mbs

Look here

7 07-23-2013 02:17 AM
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07-22-2013 06:35 AM by tenderfootbob

It has been a while since I built a project out of maple, and I have no idea ...

3 07-23-2013 01:07 AM
View lateralus819's profile

FREE 1" plywood Saratoga county Ny

07-22-2013 09:33 PM by lateralus819

Not sure if this goes here, if not i do apologize. I’ve about 6-8 sh...

2 07-22-2013 09:44 PM
View Cozmo35's profile

Cat in the wood!

07-19-2013 11:33 PM by Cozmo35


14 07-22-2013 05:23 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Softwood Lumber Types At the Big Stores

07-21-2013 10:43 PM by Benvolio

I’m told that in the big box stores, their lumber sections can sell lot...

6 07-22-2013 01:50 AM
View BHDesigns's profile

veneer matching

07-18-2013 07:55 AM by BHDesigns

In your opinion is it more important to match the grain or the flame of a fig...

1 07-19-2013 03:39 PM

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