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View ezgnann's profile

Need someone to resaw a beam but no one will help me!

03-21-2011 11:23 PM by ezgnann

I have long read about the beauty found in using resawn boards from old build...

22 03-26-2011 06:23 AM
View dwhite0829's profile

Staining Cedar wood

03-25-2011 06:22 PM by dwhite0829

My friends want me to build them a Cedar Chest, but want it stained dark. I&...

6 03-25-2011 10:56 PM
View ctalbanese's profile

Walnut Bedroom Furniture

03-24-2011 06:34 PM by ctalbanese

Hello everyone – I’m a new LJ member and this is my first post, so please bea...

3 03-25-2011 07:10 PM
View trainwreck's profile

Keep stripping out screws. What can I do?

03-12-2011 06:25 PM by trainwreck

OK….kiln dried 2×4 studs, 2 1/2” wood screws. I am drilling...

73 03-25-2011 05:04 AM
View jusfine's profile

Anyone used Jatoba with good results?

03-15-2011 04:41 AM by jusfine

I purchased about 60 bd feet of 8/4 Jatoba and I’m ready to burn the wh...

22 03-24-2011 03:54 PM
View Warren 's profile

Padauk Outside and bending qualities

03-23-2011 05:12 PM by Warren

Hey all, Quick question for you all. Is Padauk any good outside? I have a ...

2 03-23-2011 07:52 PM
View jpc's profile

Big box Lowes red cedar fence picketts

03-20-2011 09:46 AM by jpc

bought a stack of these picketts this morning to replace about 3 sections of ...

8 03-23-2011 05:39 PM
View Kenny Blackburn's profile

outdoor cedar project. what kind of finish should I use?

03-21-2011 04:46 AM by Kenny Blackburn

I am building an outdoor planter box out of cedar & I want to put a finis...

3 03-22-2011 10:24 AM
View Jordan's profile

wood gloat

03-19-2011 10:50 PM by Jordan

I can’t believe I scored a piece of basswood 4” x 18” x 8&#...

19 03-22-2011 04:44 AM
View jmp's profile

clamping time for face joints

03-19-2011 03:34 PM by jmp

hi I am making a set of table legs by face jointing oak stips . I am using t...

7 03-21-2011 11:05 PM
View jasonbutler42's profile

Cedar dining room table material and finish

03-21-2011 03:31 PM by jasonbutler42

Hey! I’m new to the forums here and hoping you can help me out. I...

4 03-21-2011 10:37 PM
View CarverJames's profile

Calgary, Alberta -Cheap Bass Wood, Black Walnut, and Butternut large blocks

03-18-2011 01:57 AM by CarverJames

I have 65 blocks of basswood, butternut and black walnut all for sale at a ch...

7 03-21-2011 07:22 PM
View Sean's profile

type of maple and finishing ideas

03-06-2011 10:03 PM by Sean

Hope this is in the correct forum. I’ve purchased, cut and sanded to 2...

13 03-20-2011 06:48 PM
View lilredweldingrod's profile

Wood gloat from Answer Wood Products

02-17-2011 10:17 PM by lilredweldingrod

My wood order just arrived via UPS from Answer Wood Products in Rancho Cu...

20 03-20-2011 03:11 PM
View shipwright's profile

Wood Gloat / Veneer

12-10-2010 03:11 AM by shipwright

I was at my hardwood supplier’s yesterday to see what they had that was...

12 03-20-2011 03:09 PM
View HawkDriver's profile

Good wood! in the Inland Empire Area

03-14-2011 05:58 AM by HawkDriver

I recently moved to Barstow CA and am looking for a place to buy lumber. I su...

5 03-20-2011 03:51 AM
View TDW's profile

easy (safe) way to split logs into usable halves or quarters for turning

03-18-2011 03:21 AM by TDW

I am new to turning but have done a few projects I have been given some nice...

7 03-19-2011 11:11 PM
View Gene Howe's profile

Spiders in Mesquite

03-18-2011 03:52 PM by Gene Howe

This crawled out as I was re sawing.It will make a unique top panel for a hum...

12 03-19-2011 07:05 AM
View bobthebuilderinmichigan's profile

Quarter Sawn White Oak - Anyone know of a supplier at less than 8.50 a bf?

01-24-2011 04:42 PM by bobthebuilderinmichigan

Recently I made an Arts and Crafts coffee table out of ash (we have a good ch...

16 03-18-2011 08:27 PM
View Ripthorn's profile

Any Can't-Miss Lumber places near LA?

03-18-2011 06:43 PM by Ripthorn

I’m going on a business trip the first week of April to LA (and Pt. Mug...

0 03-18-2011 06:43 PM

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