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Sumac supplier?

11-19-2015 02:23 PM by Sioranth

Does anyone have a good resource for a supplier of Sumac either in the southe...

2 11-19-2015 04:51 PM
View skcj213's profile

Old Oak

11-19-2015 03:17 AM by skcj213

I thought you guys might appreciate this. I demolished the house next door t...

4 11-19-2015 01:40 PM
View abehil's profile

Is cutting wet lumber smaller better for drying

09-10-2015 06:59 PM by abehil

Question 1: For the purposes of making occasional patio tables, If I cut ceda...

17 11-19-2015 09:17 AM
View mpo414's profile

Drying wood in freezing temperatures?

11-17-2015 08:21 PM by mpo414

I am having a local sawmill cut me some 4/4 pine boards for a project I am wo...

18 11-19-2015 03:34 AM
View Chris Radvansky's profile

2x4s and Plans

11-18-2015 02:14 PM by Chris Radvansky

Hey everyone,I am about to start my second project (planter boxers after a su...

4 11-18-2015 08:59 PM
View danoaz's profile

What color does Hard Maple turn if used outside?

11-17-2015 06:57 PM by danoaz

Living in Phoenix, I have seen maple turn a dark golden yellow on doors, but ...

8 11-18-2015 12:27 PM
View salkenn's profile

veneering help

11-16-2015 08:19 PM by salkenn

Someone gave me several lengths of mahogany veneer a few years ago—the ...

3 11-18-2015 04:53 AM
View mark76wa's profile

Both Sides

11-16-2015 10:28 PM by mark76wa

I have this slab of Cherry. It was cut from my sister’s front yard several y...

3 11-17-2015 06:05 PM
View PoleVault's profile

Use a sauna as a kiln for drying?

11-16-2015 05:14 AM by PoleVault

I know this may seem strange or stupid… But I was wondering if anyone h...

3 11-16-2015 05:33 PM
View woodchic's profile

Giant Grapevine.....!!

11-14-2015 03:26 AM by woodchic

Ok…. Been a while since I’ve been in here. I have a question...

11 11-15-2015 10:57 PM
View Steve Diogo's profile

Found lead in reclaimed barn wood

11-14-2015 02:31 PM by Steve Diogo

I recently helped a friend purchase some reclaimed wood for a dining table pr...

8 11-15-2015 09:49 PM
View opalko's profile

Think I scored, maybe..but now what do I do with it?

11-15-2015 02:21 PM by opalko

Got bits of one of the largest dogwoods around here Friday. Talked to guy wi...

1 11-15-2015 03:52 PM
View ErikF's profile

American Chestnut Update- Turners Look Here

11-15-2015 10:24 AM by ErikF

A bit ago I posted about an American chestnut tree that recently died. I drop...

5 11-15-2015 03:24 PM
View Jake238's profile

Need Help

11-13-2015 06:27 PM by Jake238

I joined this forum because I find myself in a bit of a bind. My wife and I ...

13 11-15-2015 01:40 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Plywood selection

11-13-2015 11:24 PM by lateralus819

I’m in need of some cabinet grade plywood. A1 Oak. I’m looking...

4 11-14-2015 12:12 AM
View onesojourner's profile

Showing off my new pile

11-12-2015 10:51 PM by onesojourner

This a mix of walnut, cherry and quarter sawn (white maybe?) oak. I am g...

1 11-12-2015 10:57 PM
View jusfine's profile

Peruvian Walnut

08-28-2011 02:27 AM by jusfine

Any experience with this lumber? Was at the wholesaler yesterday and he me...

29 11-12-2015 09:15 PM
View AZWoody's profile

Bark Beetle Heat Treatment

11-12-2015 06:24 PM by AZWoody

All of the mesquite that i have milled have bark beetle, mostly in the sapwoo...

1 11-12-2015 07:32 PM
View oldreddog's profile

affordable lumber near Powell Ohio

11-10-2015 11:37 AM by oldreddog

A friend of mine is starting some wood working projects.She does not want to ...

5 11-12-2015 12:02 AM
View handsawgeek's profile

Has anyone here done much furniture building with Alder?

02-09-2015 03:31 PM by handsawgeek

Hi, All, My next project calls for a wood that is suited for furniture frame ...

18 11-11-2015 07:11 PM

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