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Buying wood in Rhode Island

05-03-2011 05:32 PM by Pete DeSimas

Anyone know of a good place to buy Maple and Red Oak Cabinet grade plywood an...

7 05-06-2011 04:05 AM
View gwadam1's profile

Looking for lumber in Maryland

04-06-2011 04:28 PM by gwadam1

Well, my traditional source for project wood is gone. The place was called &#...

8 05-05-2011 09:43 PM
View jayflo's profile

Beginner's Help!! Finishing Mahogany

05-04-2011 06:25 AM by jayflo

I have never worked with wood in my life but have recently started a project ...

1 05-05-2011 01:13 AM
View getlostinwood's profile

Wood Score - Now the real work begins

05-04-2011 08:58 PM by getlostinwood

I had been wanting to get some oak, mainly because I only had darker wood in ...

1 05-04-2011 09:34 PM
View BurtC's profile

Blue Stain lumber in Denver area?

05-02-2011 04:32 AM by BurtC

I am looking to purchase ~650 sq. ft. of Colorado Blue stain lumber (aka beet...

2 05-03-2011 10:46 PM
View gfadvm's profile

FYI:All woods dont float

04-28-2011 04:06 AM by gfadvm

I had a discussion with a carpenter friend yesterday and he said all wood wil...

23 05-03-2011 08:01 AM
View DrJosh's profile

good woods for cutting boards

05-02-2011 04:48 AM by DrJosh

I’m thinking of using up some scrap in the shop to make a cutting board...

3 05-02-2011 08:29 PM
View RamonaPro's profile

Oak staircase/handrail - color and clear finish options?

05-01-2011 11:55 PM by RamonaPro

Howdy folksSince you guys were such an enormous help the last time I had a qu...

6 05-02-2011 04:19 AM
View DHaden's profile

Walnut milling question

04-29-2011 08:47 PM by DHaden

I have someone that will be clearing some trees on their property and they al...

4 05-01-2011 04:11 AM
View gfadvm's profile

"Claro" Black Walnut

04-28-2011 05:01 AM by gfadvm

What is this? Ive seen American and Brazilian black walnut as well as burled ...

3 04-28-2011 11:04 PM
View Jerry's profile

Large Chisel & Slick Handle Alternatives

04-28-2011 07:36 PM by Jerry

I happened to be in the local Sports Authority yesterday for some hockey puck...

2 04-28-2011 08:05 PM
View dakremer's profile

poor/good/excellent wood for bending!

04-26-2011 12:51 AM by dakremer

Hey guys. Here is something I found in one of my ebooks about bending wood. ...

4 04-28-2011 04:02 PM
View jmaybe's profile

Can wood from limbs be used for bandsaw boxes?

04-23-2011 12:00 AM by jmaybe

I just got done cutting up a 100 year old hickory that was partially felled i...

7 04-28-2011 02:19 PM
View HawkDriver's profile

Hangar beams/Old growth?

04-27-2011 05:21 AM by HawkDriver

We have a couple of old hangars that are being demolished where I work(Barsto...

7 04-28-2011 07:19 AM
View happy_budah's profile

warped and cuped wood.

04-26-2011 03:55 PM by happy_budah

we have had a super wet sprong here in northern ohio and all that brazillian ...

2 04-27-2011 10:14 PM
View Paddywhack's profile

Finishing a walnut slab. Help!!!

04-27-2011 04:33 PM by Paddywhack

So I’ve just started woodworking and my second project is a walnut slab...

8 04-27-2011 09:15 PM
View papadan's profile

Food Safe Finishes

04-25-2011 04:30 PM by papadan

According to all of the Republican, Democratic, and Independent woodworkers I...

13 04-26-2011 11:30 PM
View GuyK's profile

When you are old

04-24-2011 12:30 PM by GuyK

When you are old and live on a hill and the wind blows hard, this is ...

6 04-26-2011 11:05 PM
View Vasko's profile

Beeswax finishes, and stinky finishes...

04-25-2011 05:04 AM by Vasko

Hey there,Here is my newbie question of the day; I love beeswax for just a...

3 04-25-2011 10:02 PM
View gfadvm's profile

what to use between coats of finish

04-24-2011 04:47 AM by gfadvm

I see people using 220 to 600 grit sandpaper,steel wool,etc between succesive...

6 04-25-2011 09:39 PM

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