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Best Moisture Content for Projects

02-09-2013 06:22 PM by Arbuckster

I fell two large english oak trees last year and had them cut into 3/4”...

9 02-12-2013 08:45 PM
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Best Material for Kitchen Cabinet Cases

08-27-2012 04:54 AM by Mike Gilbert

I am in the process of drawing up plans for my new kitchen cabinets. This wil...

33 02-12-2013 03:21 PM
View Philip "Pip" Storm's profile

Want to make wood pellets.

02-05-2013 12:18 AM by Philip "Pip" Storm

Do any of my fellow LJ’s make their own wood pellets or pressed wood &#...

9 02-12-2013 02:40 PM
View coachmancuso's profile

Spalted Maple

02-11-2013 08:48 AM by coachmancuso

I am new and have never worked with spalted maple. I am going to make a band ...

10 02-12-2013 12:10 PM
View SmartCutter's profile

How do you identify the parts you cut?

01-05-2012 07:40 AM by SmartCutter

For those who cut parts frequently from large cutlists, I was wondering how d...

30 02-11-2013 05:24 AM
View JesseTutt's profile

Is the official name for Red Oak Black Oak?

02-09-2013 04:46 AM by JesseTutt

I was at the woodworking show today and one of the two hardwood dealers that ...

6 02-11-2013 02:33 AM
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Remarkable Sapele Pommele Veneer

02-04-2013 11:14 PM by Dusty56

Wishing that I had the skills to use this beautiful veneer. I hope someone he...

14 02-09-2013 01:56 AM
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02-08-2013 01:04 AM by Gavin

I am a newb to the wood working industry. But my grandfather worked with wood...

19 02-08-2013 05:44 PM
View Dozen's profile

Can Anyone Identify This Wood

02-06-2013 09:34 AM by Dozen

I am new to this site and am looking for some help. I generally only work wi...

16 02-08-2013 11:38 AM
View Dave11's profile

Question on my first trip to a true lumber dealer

02-01-2013 10:07 PM by Dave11

Took my first trip to a serious hardwood seller today. They had a slew of dif...

21 02-08-2013 04:50 AM
View steve's profile

reading about people looking for hardwood

02-08-2013 03:57 AM by steve

This is where I go: Downes and ReaderI’m from Mass., but that doesnR...

0 02-08-2013 03:57 AM
View MrWizard's profile

Fresh Cut wood Drying tips needed

10-31-2010 12:42 AM by MrWizard

I have read about the drying methods for different woods and how to get your ...

12 02-06-2013 10:38 PM
View richardwootton's profile

How to deal with the possibilty of bugs.

02-06-2013 02:38 AM by richardwootton

I have a good bit of white oak that I pulled out of an old barn where it had ...

2 02-06-2013 10:19 PM
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Could This be Chestnut? Wood ID Help

02-06-2013 05:38 PM by richardwootton

These beams are for sale on Craigslist and before I make the trip out there t...

3 02-06-2013 09:27 PM
View Milo's profile

Those funny Craigslisters...

02-05-2013 07:15 PM by Milo

I already emailed this guy to say if someone actually calls him, please let m...

10 02-06-2013 02:55 AM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Am I missing something here?

02-03-2013 08:06 PM by TopamaxSurvivor

I noticed these 2 boxes of walnut on eBay. By my calculations , with shippin...

29 02-06-2013 01:07 AM
View richardwootton's profile

Minimum Thickness for Book Matching a Slab?

02-05-2013 09:29 PM by richardwootton

I picked up some Black Walnut yesterday and one of the pieces would be perfec...

6 02-06-2013 12:07 AM
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My Black Walnut is Done!

01-21-2013 09:16 PM by richardwootton

I got a text today from the sawyer to let me know the Black Walnut I had him ...

19 02-05-2013 11:33 PM
View McLeanVA's profile

Have any LJs purchased lumber from Packard Woodworks?

02-05-2013 07:56 PM by McLeanVA

Just curious as to whether anyone out there has purchased lumber or project w...

7 02-05-2013 11:12 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Drying a wet bowl for turning.

02-05-2013 05:31 PM by RussellAP

The other day I started a thread that became all about how to dry a wet blank...

0 02-05-2013 05:31 PM

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