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Black Walnut Tree

12-28-2011 12:39 AM by KPW

OK guys, I have access to a large black walnut tree that was blown over in a ...

5 01-01-2012 06:03 AM
View oakview's profile

Small Box Proportions

12-29-2011 03:49 AM by oakview

I have some walnut, padauk and hard maple in 1/2” thickness that I want...

17 12-31-2011 09:35 PM
View jimxd's profile

Looking for advice on cleaning a water stained fir beam

12-30-2011 12:26 AM by jimxd

I have a douglas fir support beam in my house that was water stained due to a...

5 12-31-2011 03:11 PM
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How many stickers do I need in my wood stack?

12-27-2011 07:28 AM by cracknpop

Bought a stack of wood for $100 at an auction recently. Two trips to get it ...

10 12-31-2011 03:00 PM
View Milo's profile

Where are you buying you Ply these days, and at what grade?

12-29-2011 09:14 PM by Milo

Just curious where people were buying their plywood these days (BB, lumberyar...

11 12-31-2011 05:56 AM
View Sman's profile

How to mill this thing

12-29-2011 10:37 PM by Sman

took down a siberian elm not too long ago this is the biggest piece and I wan...

4 12-30-2011 08:35 PM
View crazy4wood's profile

cutting boards

12-24-2011 08:27 PM by crazy4wood

so this question will be simple to some, but I’m confused by it. i hea...

4 12-30-2011 05:33 PM
View mnorusis's profile

hard or soft maple for closet organizer?

11-23-2011 04:49 PM by mnorusis

I’m building another closet organizer (you can see the walnut one in my...

4 12-30-2011 06:43 AM
View Spoontaneous's profile

Looking for a source of weathered juniper or cedar fence posts.

12-29-2011 04:00 AM by Spoontaneous

I am looking for a source of weathered fence posts… enough to make 40 s...

6 12-30-2011 04:40 AM
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12-29-2011 02:39 AM by JoeCII

Is anyone aware of where i could possibly find some reclaimed lumber? Ideally...

8 12-30-2011 02:19 AM
View joshtank's profile

Cedar logs

12-19-2011 07:30 PM by joshtank

My parents have a good sized piece of land with plenty of trees they have pla...

11 12-29-2011 10:47 PM
View bowtie's profile

powder post beetle

12-27-2011 04:23 AM by bowtie

has anybody treated wood to kill powderpost beetles? i have some red oak 4/4i...

5 12-29-2011 09:07 PM
View Mahoganus's profile

Need some help G&G inlay

12-29-2011 06:05 PM by Mahoganus

Hi What is leak? I have never heard of leak and if you notice on the drawing ...

0 12-29-2011 06:05 PM
View derosa's profile

How was wood dried long ago?

12-28-2011 08:46 AM by derosa

I bring this up from looking at a table at my mother-in-law’s house. It...

8 12-29-2011 09:44 AM
View NickThoR's profile

Newbie Question - lumber grades

12-23-2011 03:32 AM by NickThoR

Hey everyone, I’m new to this forum (though i’ve read alot of inf...

8 12-28-2011 06:39 PM
View gfadvm's profile

Hearne Hardwoods Gift Certificate-WHAT SHOULD I GET?

12-26-2011 05:28 AM by gfadvm

My family went together and gave me a substantial gift certificate for this c...

19 12-28-2011 08:12 AM
View Blackie_'s profile

Metal objects in the wood, An incident that happened to me. One chainsaw and two blades destroyed

12-23-2011 03:44 AM by Blackie_

Well this topic is a split between Safety & Shop, Wood & Lumber and P...

24 12-27-2011 11:02 PM
View CharlieM1958's profile

When Logs Were Logs and Men Were Men

12-08-2011 03:34 PM by CharlieM1958

For all you folks who like your lumber straight from the tree, here’s h...

53 12-27-2011 04:00 PM
View nicole72's profile

Does cold temperature affect routing?

12-24-2011 04:44 AM by nicole72

I am new to LJ and new to routing as well! I am using a 1/4” roman edge...

15 12-24-2011 10:18 PM
View Camel_Jockey's profile

Im only a beginner

12-23-2011 03:32 AM by Camel_Jockey

What would be some good wood and what would be easy project to start off. I h...

17 12-24-2011 01:26 PM

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