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Spalted Cherry? And how should I mill this?

08-23-2012 07:31 AM by Rizz

Hi, long time lurker, first time poster. I am in need of a little help. ...

19 08-30-2012 02:34 AM
View khalsey's profile

kind of wood

08-24-2012 09:35 AM by khalsey

Can someone tell me what kind of wood this is. It has some burl in it a...

9 08-29-2012 06:32 PM
View rut's profile

drawer side height

08-28-2012 01:23 PM by rut

Just wondering, is there a standard for how high to make drawer sides compare...

5 08-29-2012 01:24 PM
View lazyoakfarm's profile

Cutting boards

08-27-2012 09:12 PM by lazyoakfarm

I have some 4/4 rough hard maple and walnut but want to make my cutting board...

10 08-29-2012 01:06 PM
View DBoltz's profile

Can anyone tell me what this is?

08-26-2012 08:07 PM by DBoltz

I found this at my father-in-law’s house. Very dense wood. I would li...

5 08-29-2012 12:23 PM
View Julian's profile

Veneer - dying veneer

08-22-2012 06:39 PM by Julian

I want to try a intricate marquetry design after seeing ShipWright’s a...

1 08-29-2012 10:42 AM
View BeachedBones's profile

Reclaimed Wood Gloat

11-07-2011 12:46 AM by BeachedBones

I lucked into a bunch of timbers from this old corral. They’re all full...

10 08-28-2012 03:38 AM
View Mike Gilbert's profile

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...

5 08-27-2012 08:40 PM
View JADobson's profile

American Elm

08-25-2012 03:29 AM by JADobson

My neighbour is thinking about cutting down a great big elm tree in his backy...

11 08-26-2012 02:25 AM
View JuniorJoiner's profile

Sawing Burl for Veneer?

08-20-2012 10:12 PM by JuniorJoiner

My Uncle just brought me a birch burl from his woodlot. He says there are man...

8 08-25-2012 11:56 PM
View MT_Stringer's profile (online now)

Thought for the day - Reclaimed Oak Flooring

08-23-2012 07:46 PM by MT_Stringer

I made my first visit to a Habitat for Humanity store today and they had a bu...

7 08-24-2012 02:09 AM
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I need help! Please!

08-23-2012 04:51 AM by WoodenFrog

Okay! I need some help and not sure how to go about it!I need some pretty thi...

17 08-23-2012 08:22 PM
View SKlaus's profile

What kind of wood is this??? (if it is wood)

08-22-2012 01:16 PM by SKlaus

Hi all! I’m still pretty new to this site and woodworking in general, ...

8 08-23-2012 12:18 PM
View Emma Walker's profile

How do I keep my logs from cracking as they dry?

08-20-2012 04:39 PM by Emma Walker

A couple of years ago my dad cut down one of our unproductive apple trees. I...

24 08-23-2012 10:42 AM
View nate22's profile

what is the best kind of pine to use?

06-14-2011 05:47 PM by nate22

Hi, I was wondering what is the best kind of pine to use to make furniture o...

7 08-23-2012 08:58 AM
View Northern's profile

Tongue and Groove or Butt-joint plank pine floor

08-20-2012 07:30 PM by Northern

Hi everyone.. My family has purchased just above 1000 sq. feet of rough sa...

7 08-23-2012 02:44 AM
View gfadvm's profile

Brazilian Walnut ?

05-31-2011 05:58 AM by gfadvm

Does anyone know what this is? Lumber Liquidators sells this wood flooring an...

18 08-22-2012 05:35 AM
View D_Allen's profile

Aromatic Cedar

08-19-2012 08:47 PM by D_Allen

Anyone ever see this kind of pattern in the sapwood of cedar?I picked up a ro...

8 08-22-2012 12:22 AM
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Tillamook Wood

08-20-2012 10:05 AM by tommyt654

Too far for this Ga. boy to drive ,but someone here will prolly get a great d...

4 08-22-2012 12:12 AM
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08-15-2012 05:16 PM by MrRon

I have heard some are looking for a plywood panel, called “AppleplyR...

2 08-21-2012 04:18 PM

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