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Making plywood

06-05-2018 04:09 PM by shankedup

Hey everyone. I need some recommendations. So I plan to start making plywood....

59 06-08-2018 04:59 PM
View Bob Babcock's profile

Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) as wood

06-05-2018 04:27 PM by Bob Babcock

I’m not sure how many of you have had a chance to use it but for some p...

4 06-08-2018 12:09 AM
View Micah Muzny's profile

Rainbow (mineral Stained) Poplar?

09-25-2014 03:33 AM by Micah Muzny

Where can I find this? I have seen pictures of it and would like to use some ...

5 06-07-2018 12:06 PM
View Clarkswoodworking's profile

A log I just bought

05-18-2018 07:06 PM by Clarkswoodworking

Bought 1/2 this log and having it cut upThis is a mill that deals in ...

9 06-05-2018 02:30 AM
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Lumber yards near St John, IN

06-04-2018 04:00 PM by RalphCompton

Any recommendations for wood and woodworking supplies near St John? Looking ...

2 06-04-2018 08:37 PM
View DeepDave's profile

How much weight can a 3/4'' Plywood Hold?

05-29-2018 12:44 PM by DeepDave

Hi All, This is my 1st post and I hope I am posting in the right section. ...

7 05-31-2018 03:39 PM
View steffen707's profile

How to store 40 year old dry lumber

05-21-2018 07:29 PM by steffen707

I’ve recently purchased about 2000 board feet of 40 year old pine and o...

14 05-31-2018 01:20 AM
View Yorkspy's profile

Apple wood slabs

05-30-2018 08:17 PM by Yorkspy

Last year a large, wild apple tree fell in our side yard. When cutting it up ...

4 05-31-2018 01:05 AM
View bowlcuts's profile

Unable to identify this wood

05-28-2018 02:35 PM by bowlcuts

My in-laws cut down a tree and gave me several of the logs. I thought it was ...

17 05-30-2018 02:34 PM
View RandyinFlorida's profile

Blackwater River Tools, Pensacola Florida

05-23-2018 12:21 PM by RandyinFlorida

Does anybody have any knowledge/feedback on Blackwater River Tools? I recent...

6 05-29-2018 11:59 AM
View ColoradoMade's profile

Drying wood

05-27-2018 02:14 PM by ColoradoMade

Noob to the milling my own lumber scene, I recently cut down 3 birch trees in...

8 05-29-2018 02:10 AM
View DocSavage45's profile

Density of wood species and moisture?

12-04-2017 11:08 PM by DocSavage45

Hey LJ’s , Another ignorant question? LOL! Had a recent discussi...

30 05-29-2018 12:24 AM
View Layz1307's profile

Wood ID

05-28-2018 04:58 AM by Layz1307

Would like to know what kind of log these mushrooms are growing off of, l...

1 05-28-2018 12:18 PM
View nbgarageshop's profile

Insecticide for green lumber

04-20-2018 11:59 PM by nbgarageshop

About a month ago my brother and I split some milling and had 1800 bd ft of o...

10 05-27-2018 11:30 AM
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02-16-2017 01:25 PM by Closclos

If anyone is intererested in manzanita burls or branches let me know so we ca...

7 05-26-2018 06:03 PM
View mnausa's profile

Wood Identification

05-23-2018 04:00 PM by mnausa

What type of wood is this? This is floor joists and beams from a warehouse i...

14 05-25-2018 12:12 AM
View Bamabb's profile

Pulling in the aprons on my Nicholson bench

05-23-2018 06:32 PM by Bamabb

So I am working on a Nicholson bench. I am using some lumber I got fairly che...

5 05-24-2018 04:05 AM
View WoodDunce's profile

Uncertain about the wood I should use.

05-22-2018 12:33 PM by WoodDunce

So lately I’ve been thinking of making my own office desk, of the cheap...

9 05-23-2018 12:31 AM
View Darlington's profile

Mysterious Mold appeared on stored wood

05-21-2018 01:43 PM by Darlington

My landlord asked me to stop storing my wood in the garage, as I was moving i...

7 05-22-2018 05:02 PM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Bowed Table top

05-20-2018 01:11 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

Last year I made a kitchen island and I used 2×4 SPF lumber to make up t...

13 05-21-2018 01:24 PM

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