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Interesting grain after turning, what is this?

11-05-2012 07:25 PM by lumberjoe

I made myself a quick and crappy pen for shop use out of a pretty nondescript...

16 11-06-2012 06:03 PM
View Anj's profile

Need help with simple 'craft' project!

11-05-2012 07:46 PM by Anj

I recently had a 35 year old tree fall down during a storm. It was a beautifu...

4 11-06-2012 04:34 AM
View CopperBeech's profile

Copper Beach tree - need to find wood kiln on Long Island, NY

11-03-2012 11:47 PM by CopperBeech

Hello everyone here, My dad was a master woodcraftsman, who trained in Ire...

1 11-04-2012 12:11 AM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

I think I got lucky on this wood

09-06-2012 03:22 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy Lumberjocks, I got three solid oak countertops at a habitat for ...

15 11-03-2012 11:50 PM
View steve6678's profile

Storing Wood horizontal or vertical?

11-02-2012 11:11 PM by steve6678

I have quite a few board ft, well, maybe 100bf or less, not that much, but I ...

5 11-03-2012 11:44 PM
View Planeman40's profile

Ash Trees - there is a deadly fungus among us

11-01-2012 02:20 PM by Planeman40

Will this come to the USA? Are Europe’s ash trees finished? Octob...

15 11-03-2012 01:36 AM
View Andy123's profile

Burl storage

11-02-2012 01:13 AM by Andy123

My firewood supplier gave me and approximately three-foot section of Maple tr...

2 11-02-2012 05:41 PM
View paxorion's profile

Lumberyards/Hardwood dealers in the DC Metro Area

10-23-2012 04:03 PM by paxorion

I was wondering if anyone else on LumberJocks has a go-to list of lumberyards...

12 11-02-2012 02:38 PM
View Mark Smith's profile

I'm going to have a lot of wood for sale (Central California)

10-29-2012 10:56 AM by Mark Smith

I just recently signed on to Lumberjocks so hopefully this type of post is ok...

39 11-02-2012 04:15 AM
View drpdrp's profile

Mystery wood- again

10-30-2012 06:10 AM by drpdrp

Hey folks- I am in escrow to buy a house and am wondering what wood these flo...

17 11-02-2012 01:08 AM
View Monte Pittman's profile

wood ID for curiosity

10-31-2012 04:12 PM by Monte Pittman

Bench at the house where the stairs were built. Called it “Mees...

12 11-01-2012 02:33 PM
View alekhine's profile

Wormy cherry boards

09-19-2012 08:00 AM by alekhine

I have eight cherry boards that are seriously damaged by wood bee...

23 11-01-2012 10:01 AM
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10-31-2012 04:11 PM by james3one

I need a source for thin bamboo slats. I’ve acquired them from bamboo ...

7 11-01-2012 02:24 AM
View Kreegan's profile

Tongue in cheek saw mill in MN

10-31-2012 03:29 PM by Kreegan

I had to share this with you guys. I saw a posting from this saw mill about t...

1 11-01-2012 12:06 AM
View steve6678's profile

storing parts cut to dimensions without distortion

10-29-2012 10:36 PM by steve6678

I have several pieces cut to final dimensions and sitting around, some as lon...

13 10-31-2012 03:48 AM
View Sneezy's profile

Making Purpleheart Purple again

10-27-2012 03:46 AM by Sneezy

HiThis is my first blog EVER and I hope someone can give me some insightIR...

8 10-29-2012 03:49 PM
View grfrazee's profile

Using Aspen for Furniture

10-26-2012 08:52 PM by grfrazee

Good afternoon all, I will probably be thinning the woods a bit this fall ...

5 10-29-2012 03:20 PM
View JesseTutt's profile

Prefinished plywood?

10-27-2012 09:09 PM by JesseTutt

Whenever I go my local plywood wholesaler for ply he always offers me prefini...

14 10-29-2012 04:45 AM
View WooDR67's profile

Mimosa wood

10-15-2012 08:59 PM by WooDR67

Unfortunately, I recently had to cut down a large Mimosa tree in my front yar...

5 10-27-2012 03:26 PM
View ErikF's profile

Is this purpleheart?

10-25-2012 11:03 PM by ErikF

I was rummaging through my lumber a few days ago and came across this board a...

14 10-26-2012 02:36 PM

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