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Which type of wood is best for this occasion? - Wood Newbie

11-27-2016 11:33 PM by ThCinnamonBoy

Hello, I am pretty new to woodworking. I have basic tools and saws that I ca...

6 11-28-2016 01:52 PM
View BobWemm's profile

Look what followed me home the other day.

11-26-2016 03:54 AM by BobWemm

ACACIA ???????I found an Australian Wattle tree being cut down and no...

7 11-27-2016 06:29 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Veneer staining after gluing

10-22-2016 01:18 PM by rwe2156

Only one of the drawer fronts came out like this.The streaks are actually...

37 11-26-2016 03:27 PM
View OHFarm's profile

Old Growth Quartersawn White Oak

11-17-2016 08:45 PM by OHFarm

Hi All, I’m new to the site and after some research came across this...

4 11-23-2016 03:07 AM
View sessions124's profile

Type of wood

11-21-2016 02:44 PM by sessions124

Hi, So I have a question in regards to types of wood. I’ve got this ...

3 11-22-2016 09:57 PM
View Marn64's profile

Janka hardness question

11-22-2016 02:27 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I have a full set of Bois de Rose (Dalbergia maritima) Violi...

4 11-22-2016 02:44 PM
View adamclyde's profile

Help!! Why is my white oak table "bleeding"? And other questions??

11-21-2016 04:33 PM by adamclyde

So I’m finishing up a white oak table for the backyard. About 95% done ...

5 11-21-2016 06:04 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

closet organizer - can I used MDF ?

11-18-2016 05:21 PM by AAANDRRREW

I’ve been instructed to built a closet organizer by my wife. She wants...

16 11-21-2016 01:57 PM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

Re-decking with Trex

11-18-2016 05:12 PM by jasoncarpentry

I’ve got a large wooden deck which I’ve let go to pot. As a resul...

16 11-21-2016 11:01 AM
View feverdog71's profile

How Much For Black Walnut Trees?

11-16-2016 05:30 PM by feverdog71

Hi,I’ve got two black walnut trees, I’m dying to get rid of. Can ...

23 11-20-2016 02:59 PM
View Flyingmonkey158's profile

Identifying two types of wood

11-18-2016 03:35 PM by Flyingmonkey158

Trying to figure out what kind of wood I have here. Picked it up from a local...

6 11-20-2016 01:08 PM
View tool_junkie's profile

Anyone interested in some Free Pecan Wood around Tampa Bay Area (Pinellas County)?

10-26-2016 04:19 PM by tool_junkie

I regularly scan craigslist for free wood listings and recently came upon one...

4 11-20-2016 04:03 AM
View Chris Cook's profile

Question about epoxy wood filler

11-18-2016 11:57 PM by Chris Cook

Hey all and happy Friday! I am about to take a big piece of live-edge waln...

3 11-19-2016 02:56 PM
View Ben Winchester's profile

Help identifying this wood?

11-18-2016 02:12 PM by Ben Winchester

So my friend tells me that he has a large slab of old wood “that would ...

6 11-18-2016 03:41 PM
View ccpanel's profile

Olive wood burls and pieces for sale

01-02-2013 05:43 AM by ccpanel

I just cut down 5 old growth olive trees.150-200 years didnt want to...

45 11-18-2016 12:56 PM
View Dagobah's profile

Why did this piece of walnut split and how to spot it in the future?

11-16-2016 06:33 PM by Dagobah

Picked up some 8//4 walnut that had a 3” crack in the bottom. Cut that ...

8 11-17-2016 03:41 PM
View Tanda4's profile

What kind of wood is this?

11-15-2016 04:48 AM by Tanda4

Picked up this beautiful and unique piece from the local hardwood store. It w...

12 11-16-2016 10:46 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

If you were going to make a container that holds water from wood...

10-19-2016 12:26 AM by LiveEdge

Which wood to choose? I’m turning a bay in our bathroom into a giant s...

31 11-14-2016 09:40 PM
View BradN's profile

What is Live Edge, and how do I get it?

11-09-2016 09:58 PM by BradN

Obviously I am new, and I have three pics with different degrees of bark/live...

16 11-14-2016 03:14 PM
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11-13-2016 03:32 AM by Iahiltopper

Any of you guys that operate a home built dehumidifier kiln have any experie...

3 11-13-2016 03:49 PM

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