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Best domestic woods for cutting boards

09-05-2013 04:35 PM by ol104

Hey all – a buddy of mine has asked me to make him a large cutting boar...

0 09-05-2013 04:35 PM
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Material for Bed Cleat

09-04-2013 02:29 PM by LawrenceKent78

I am making a queen size bed of black walnut with cherry accents. The questio...

3 09-04-2013 11:45 PM
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Wide boards handling strategy

09-02-2013 09:43 PM by DrPuk2U

I am making a entry hall bench. The wood is poplar since my wife wants to pa...

14 09-04-2013 12:04 PM
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Why did the dry wood split?

09-04-2013 01:18 AM by spunwood

Just resawed a 20×7x7 part of a barn beam. Made little pieces 3×4x5...

7 09-04-2013 12:03 PM
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Micro Slab

09-01-2013 07:44 PM by syount

Long time lurker and I’ve learned a ton from the forum. I really appre...

5 09-03-2013 09:32 PM
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Wood Source In Langley BC

09-03-2013 08:12 AM by NewbieWW

Hello, I just moved to Langley BC, and am a new woodworker. I just finishe...

2 09-03-2013 08:19 PM
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Questions about Lumber Core sheet goods

07-11-2013 03:05 AM by ,

I was at Roddis today, I never shop there as I go to Paxton. They had a samp...

6 09-03-2013 04:14 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Cutting boards

09-02-2013 12:26 PM by RussellAP

I have some hard maple, cherry, hickory, walnut and pecan. And since no one s...

11 09-02-2013 06:46 PM
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Free Wood and Ply in Jenison MI USA

08-31-2013 10:56 PM by Dustin Ward (aka Tearen)

I am cleaning out my garage/workshop and need to free up a couple of shelves....

0 08-31-2013 10:56 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Don't know which to start with

08-31-2013 06:44 PM by natenaaron

I find myself in a quandary. I was in the shop this morning and realized I am...

2 08-31-2013 09:25 PM
View 404 - Not Found's profile

Which is less likely to cup on a 9" deep shelf, SYP or poplar?

08-30-2013 11:31 PM by 404 - Not Found

I have a customer who wants long shelves made, supported by wooden brackets t...

11 08-31-2013 01:19 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

Great people

08-30-2013 03:28 AM by UpstateNYdude

So the other day I found a CL ad with live edge lumber for sale for only .50-...

3 08-30-2013 01:08 PM
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What species is this?? Wood Identification help

08-12-2013 07:03 AM by palaswood

Hi Wood lovers – I came upon some “trash” wood with some casters attached (no...

35 08-30-2013 02:19 AM
View SteveAltman's profile

exotic wood supplier

08-29-2013 02:11 PM by SteveAltman

Hi. I use exotic woods a lot in the projects that I make and am always loo...

0 08-29-2013 02:11 PM
View canoecraig's profile

Western Red Cedar

07-16-2013 08:27 PM by canoecraig

I am looking for Western Red Cedar (Clear), 12/4 or 16/4 6-8” width 16-...

1 08-29-2013 03:21 AM
View Charlie's profile

Brown maple?

08-08-2013 12:56 PM by Charlie

I had not heard of this before. I have a local supplier that has “white...

24 08-29-2013 12:58 AM
View Chris's profile

Tree to Lumber in Maryland

08-27-2013 07:40 PM by Chris

I’ve got a large tree on my property that’s running the risk of c...

6 08-29-2013 12:53 AM
View mporter's profile

What is this burl worth?

08-23-2013 05:09 PM by mporter

Someone wants to sell me this burl and I don’t have any idea if it is w...

8 08-28-2013 06:33 PM
View GSWIFTY's profile

Portable Sawmill

08-24-2013 08:31 PM by GSWIFTY

I live in Fortville Indiana and have cut many tall timbers while making a cle...

5 08-28-2013 06:09 PM
View laketrout36's profile

Repurposed material

07-30-2013 10:28 PM by laketrout36

I’ve come across a material for shelving on my mobile stands. I...

2 08-27-2013 03:32 PM

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