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Building New Workbench - Hard Maple Orientation

07-19-2011 11:56 PM by Letorix

Well like many newbies I wanted to start by building a workbench. I order 8/4...

10 07-24-2011 05:52 AM
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Choosing the right wood

07-22-2011 03:03 PM by tigger959

I’m building a new workshop and am looking at cabinets or storage I wou...

6 07-24-2011 04:49 AM
View Sawmillnc's profile

Slabbed Red Maple Burl Log

07-18-2011 01:52 AM by Sawmillnc

Here is an urban harvest log that I recently slabbed to 2” thick slabs....

3 07-22-2011 11:34 PM
View Hugh Anderson's profile

Can I flatten my new worktop?

07-19-2011 12:45 AM by Hugh Anderson

Hi all, so, I made a 27” x 50” work surface to sit to the righ...

4 07-19-2011 06:44 PM
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Kentucky Coffee Wood?

12-17-2010 10:46 PM by chrisstef

A fiend of mine who is in the process of splitting and selling forewood had a...

5 07-19-2011 05:20 AM
View klj27's profile

What do I do with all these trees?

07-14-2011 05:49 PM by klj27

I live in SW Michigan and recently lost several large trees in a storm. I do...

4 07-18-2011 10:56 PM
View need2boat's profile

dealing with cupped wood

07-18-2011 04:51 AM by need2boat

Over the weekend I bought about 400 bf cherry. This was stored inside a ba...

9 07-18-2011 10:15 PM
View pommy's profile

cherry logs

07-11-2011 10:13 PM by pommy

Hi my nieghbour has just cut down a cherry tree from his garden now i have be...

10 07-18-2011 05:31 AM
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One of life's mysteries

07-11-2011 03:18 AM by DonnyBahama

It’s monsoon season here in Arizona, and we’re getting thunder, l...

4 07-17-2011 06:16 PM
View Resurrected's profile

Preferred Edge Banding

03-14-2011 04:17 AM by Resurrected

What do you prefer PSA, Pre glue or no glue edge banding? Why do you think...

20 07-17-2011 06:45 AM
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07-15-2011 05:03 PM by merlinsr2

I have a few pieces of Gabon Ebony that are 1 inch square and 36 inches long ...

5 07-16-2011 06:59 AM
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Veneer strip for mallet

07-06-2011 07:37 AM by bonaventura

hello, i just discovered that my father in law has 4 boards of teak laying...

2 07-16-2011 06:57 AM
View Eric's profile

Locust Tree

07-12-2011 10:03 PM by Eric

In the storm that went through Ohio yesterday, a locust tree was blown over a...

7 07-15-2011 02:45 PM
View sugarpea255's profile

Preserving chain saw art

07-12-2011 04:40 PM by sugarpea255

We have at our school chain saw art of Eagles. The person who purchased them...

3 07-13-2011 01:29 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Black Gum Wood for cutting board

07-10-2011 09:44 PM by ChrisCarr

I wanna make a cutting board, is Black Gum a wood that could be used for the ...

2 07-11-2011 11:21 PM
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Looking for Hardwood in South Florida

07-10-2011 06:50 AM by GrillN

As the title says, I need good exterior wood to re-deck a semi trailer. All w...

2 07-11-2011 11:00 PM
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Exotic Wood Sales in Pennsylvania? Where are they?

07-07-2011 05:36 AM by Hacksaw007

I do small projects sometimes with Exotic woods, but the problem is that good...

8 07-11-2011 07:54 PM
View A Slice of Wood Workshop's profile

What kind of wood?

07-11-2011 06:12 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop

I picked up a pallet the other day and cut it all apart. I thought it was...

2 07-11-2011 06:19 PM
View Daniel Carbone's profile

I'm looking for magnolia wood to make a guitar

07-07-2011 06:01 PM by Daniel Carbone

Hi all. I’m new to this site. I’m looking for magnolia wood to ma...

4 07-10-2011 11:55 PM
View 308Gap's profile

Knotty Alder

04-23-2011 08:12 PM by 308Gap

I want to TRY a project with knotty alder, my wife wants bedroom furniture w...

17 07-10-2011 04:15 PM

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