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View CharlesA's profile

This wood good for anything?

09-02-2015 08:48 PM by CharlesA

My friend just had this tree cut down. She thinks it is crabapple. Got me. ...

15 10-05-2015 04:45 PM
View mueagles09's profile

3/4" oak plywood vs. 3/4" ACX playwood for entertainment center project

10-02-2015 08:57 AM by mueagles09

I’m planning to build an entertainment soon because I can’t seem ...

12 10-05-2015 03:22 PM
View Seamus0559's profile

What kind of wood is this?

10-03-2015 05:06 PM by Seamus0559

I recently did a removed a wall in my 1909 home in Cleveland. These are the s...

12 10-05-2015 11:43 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

Recycling the wood from a Lazy-boy, is it worth the effort?

05-24-2013 12:09 PM by JoeinGa

I have a Lazyboy rocker-recliner that’s almost 30 years old and as much...

13 10-04-2015 05:33 PM
View Michaelmjc's profile

Look at this ugly duckling

10-04-2015 04:31 AM by Michaelmjc

My wife wanted a new dining room table, so off we go to the lumber yard. She ...

5 10-04-2015 01:14 PM
View willie's profile

Possible reaction to cedar

09-16-2015 01:49 PM by willie

I recently made a couple picture frames from some aromatic cedar that has bee...

4 10-01-2015 10:43 PM
View docspencer's profile

Walnut Side Table Quandry

10-01-2015 08:07 PM by docspencer

I have two nice pieces of walnut that I plan to use to make a side table. Bot...

2 10-01-2015 10:08 PM
View BoomWood's profile

Where to buy

09-30-2015 06:39 PM by BoomWood

My wife and I are entertaining the idea of building our own deck. Aside from ...

13 10-01-2015 10:04 PM
View RandyPenn's profile

5 X 8 Hardboard

10-01-2015 04:33 PM by RandyPenn

Does anybody know if hardboard is available in 5×8 sheets? I built and o...

1 10-01-2015 04:36 PM
View JoshNZ's profile

Is Chestnut worth milling

09-28-2015 08:44 AM by JoshNZ

My neighbour has an old chestnut tree he’s taken down. Told me this eve...

19 10-01-2015 12:04 PM
View woodworkerforchrist's profile

Free scrap wood?

05-03-2013 01:17 PM by woodworkerforchrist

Hey lumberjock friends! Just wondering. I buy all my wood for bigger projects...

19 10-01-2015 03:00 AM
View markf's profile

I know it's late but

09-19-2015 10:35 AM by markf

I’ve been a few places and seen a few things but I’ve never seen ...

3 09-30-2015 11:28 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Bug problem

09-29-2015 01:16 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So I went to work on some stuff tonight and moved wood around, found an unset...

17 09-30-2015 04:52 PM
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09-28-2015 12:07 AM by Gixxerjoe04

Picked up this piece of Mahogany off of craigslist today, 13” wide 3...

20 09-29-2015 08:15 PM
View jwinburn's profile

Hickory flooring

09-15-2015 12:19 AM by jwinburn

I was recently given quite a bit of hickory flooring at no charge. I was thin...

3 09-29-2015 01:19 PM
View Brad's profile

Walnut prices?

04-17-2015 03:00 PM by Brad

18 months ago, I purchased some walnut at $7.50/bf. Last weekend I priced som...

50 09-29-2015 12:20 AM
View Longtrail23's profile

6x6 Douglas Fir Kiln Dried??? Help

09-28-2015 07:29 PM by Longtrail23

Hello All, I am new to this forum, and I’m looking for some assistan...

2 09-28-2015 07:55 PM
View InstantSiv's profile

Wood in a freezer?

09-28-2015 11:35 AM by InstantSiv

I need a divider or a box that will go in a freezer and wondering if wood wou...

3 09-28-2015 12:11 PM
View wmgworks's profile

Can You Remove Paint From Pallets?

09-22-2015 05:54 PM by wmgworks

I got this pallet at work today, but it’s got blue paint all over it. I...

34 09-28-2015 04:27 AM
View InstantSiv's profile

Can I use cable drum wood?

09-26-2015 06:13 PM by InstantSiv

I want to make an out door bench and trying to do it on the cheap. I have acc...

3 09-28-2015 02:04 AM

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