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Grain direction

02-05-2011 04:37 PM by D_Allen

Hello all!I can’t decide which way would look better and I need to deci...

5 02-05-2011 08:32 PM
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Douglas Fir, Is it treated?

02-02-2011 08:49 PM by CovenantCreations

I have a bunch of T&G Doug fir that I salvaged from an old cattle barn. I...

9 02-05-2011 03:55 AM
View Douglas Bordner's profile

Hey there Kitchen & Bath Guys. Question about tooling solid surface material.

01-30-2011 10:44 PM by Douglas Bordner

I have some Menard’s proprietary solid surface backsplash that needs ri...

8 02-05-2011 03:40 AM
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Ancient Kauri

02-04-2011 01:07 AM by Dusty56 H...

11 02-05-2011 03:01 AM
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Tips on working with driftwood? (stabilizing)

02-04-2011 05:26 PM by Vasko

Hi, I’ve been getting driftwood form the local rivers lately. ...

1 02-04-2011 08:18 PM
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Raising Grain

02-03-2011 05:25 AM by sgtq

can someone tell me how to raise the grain on wood before finishing, I have h...

5 02-04-2011 04:07 AM
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150bdft for $150

02-01-2011 01:50 PM by FMG

As usual putting the cart before the horse, I hooked up with a guy in PA on C...

4 02-04-2011 03:43 AM
View JohnnyQ's profile

AZEK (PVC) Trim or Painted Clear Pine for Rake and Fascia

02-03-2011 08:14 PM by JohnnyQ

Hello AllI was building a large shed (10×14x12) and I was not sure if I ...

1 02-03-2011 08:23 PM
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Working with burled wood and cars

01-02-2011 03:35 AM by derosa

I’m currently in the process of working on/restoring/modifying my volvo...

6 02-03-2011 07:36 AM
View jmp's profile

will it sag

02-01-2011 11:11 PM by jmp

I really like the idea of making the cherry low bookcase (Woodsmith 155) but ...

6 02-03-2011 05:07 AM
View Viktor's profile

Source of thin (1/2”) lumber?

07-09-2010 10:08 PM by Viktor

Does anyone know a good on-line source of maple (or other hardwood) in ½” siz...

10 02-03-2011 12:44 AM
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how do i darken new cherry ?

01-31-2011 09:14 AM by quickkenny

hi guys and gals, i just joined your group, and am looking for a way to darke...

13 02-01-2011 07:13 PM
View jmp's profile

A-R-M seal with sealer?

02-01-2011 12:28 PM by jmp

Hi I am just about to start finishing my first ever project (a European oak ...

1 02-01-2011 01:58 PM
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Prepairing branches - found wood

01-27-2011 11:06 PM by gurnie

So we had a snow storm and of course a bunch of branches from some evergreen ...

15 02-01-2011 02:25 AM
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outdoor furniture

01-31-2011 09:45 PM by brian88

Hello, my son just came to me with a project that he needs to complete for ad...

2 02-01-2011 02:10 AM
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Finish for a fir deck?

01-30-2011 06:59 PM by ghostriderinbc

Hello to all.I recently aquired a bunch of 1 1/4×5 inch planed fir lumbe...

5 01-31-2011 08:30 AM
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Dovetail practice wood

01-31-2011 02:06 AM by tas121790

I took a woodworking class at a community college and the only wood we had to...

9 01-31-2011 07:11 AM
View Kevin's profile

Price for Lumber

01-05-2011 03:13 AM by Kevin

Hi,just curious if these prices are pretty reasonable per BF. The wood is 5/...

18 01-31-2011 06:12 AM
View eregister's profile

First rough lumber purchase

01-30-2011 12:21 PM by eregister

I was at an auction today and was able to purchase 140 BF of 6/4 and 8/4 Waln...

12 01-31-2011 05:14 AM
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African Mahogany - Stain technique

01-30-2011 08:30 PM by Nollie

I am working in the G & G style and working with African Mahogany (khaya ...

2 01-30-2011 09:30 PM

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