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To : jmpurchase22

12-21-2014 07:59 PM by Yonak

Hi Alll, I m new to this site, the wife of a woodworker, and not quite sure...

3 12-22-2014 04:59 AM
View Jim Finn's profile

Mystery wood

12-20-2014 11:38 PM by Jim Finn

I cut into a 4”x4” pallet wood that I thought was walnut. The sa...

6 12-21-2014 09:30 PM
View Dan's profile

Tons of nice hardwood cut offs. Wood Gloat

11-18-2010 09:25 PM by Dan

I found a local cabinet shop that has tons of nice hardwood cutoffs that they...

10 12-21-2014 08:00 PM
View Rob's profile

One of those Days!

12-20-2014 08:56 PM by Rob

Have you ever had what was seemingly a good piece of lumber turn out to be a ...

2 12-21-2014 05:19 PM
View Rayne's profile

Preventing cupping without glue

12-19-2014 04:55 PM by Rayne

Hello LJ community, I am in the process of making some keepsake boxes li...

4 12-20-2014 12:44 AM
View Jeff_harden's profile

Cherry Bark Red Oak Slabs 12/4

09-12-2012 12:02 PM by Jeff_harden

12 12-19-2014 09:37 PM
View MillarTime's profile

Cedar Drink Coasters

12-11-2014 12:11 AM by MillarTime

I recently made some small planters from cedar fence pickets. I had a little ...

2 12-19-2014 12:01 PM
View TreeMendous's profile

American chestnut (Castanea denata)

08-29-2014 05:13 AM by TreeMendous

I have approximately 2100 board feet of american chestnut that started out as...

19 12-19-2014 05:05 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

Will we get access to Cuban mahogany?

12-18-2014 11:03 AM by Purrmaster

There have been some changes in US policy towards Cuba. I really am not inte...

10 12-19-2014 01:21 AM
View bumba4's profile

Tick piece of pine

12-18-2014 09:33 PM by bumba4

I have a piece of pine 30in. long by 13in. wide by 4 in. thick. Any ideas wha...

1 12-18-2014 10:07 PM
View mikeynice's profile

Found some wood in my garage...

12-17-2014 04:06 PM by mikeynice

In the never-ending process of getting my shop together, I decided to clear o...

17 12-18-2014 07:51 PM
View Redoak49's profile

Thermal Treatment of Wood

12-10-2014 03:44 PM by Redoak49

I got a plan for a toy dump truck and it showed using thermally treated or he...

3 12-17-2014 05:51 PM
View Michigander's profile

Spalted Maple wood, do I need to stabilize

12-16-2014 10:08 PM by Michigander

I hope I didn’t screw upI purchased Spalted Maple wood for a table for ...

4 12-17-2014 05:41 PM
View Jenine's profile

New Species? Glitter Walnut

12-16-2014 07:18 PM by Jenine

Just finished resawing some walnut and passed the first board through the pla...

8 12-17-2014 03:02 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Why are all the colorful woods from the tropics?

12-11-2014 12:57 PM by Purrmaster

This is a question that has been eating at me for a year. When I look thro...

27 12-17-2014 12:42 AM
View steve's profile

Help identifying this Mahogany species

12-13-2014 12:29 AM by steve

These are pics from a Desk I have in for repairs.I have asked questions on th...

10 12-16-2014 08:36 PM
View fudzeffer's profile

Laminating wood question

12-16-2014 05:52 PM by fudzeffer

Hi guys, I wanted to pick your brains about a project I am looking at doin...

1 12-16-2014 06:48 PM
View gadget086's profile

Augusta Ga Lumber/Wood Source

12-15-2014 08:50 PM by gadget086

I just moved to Augusta, GA and I am looking for a wood/lumber source for woo...

1 12-16-2014 12:41 PM
View Steve's profile

NW Indiana Wood Sources

11-16-2010 02:38 PM by Steve

Anyone know of any wood sources in NW Indiana or lower Michigan. I’m n...

14 12-15-2014 10:12 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Bog wood.

12-14-2014 12:26 AM by diverlloyd

So I have a client that wants some things made out of bog wood. Does anyone h...

8 12-14-2014 08:24 PM

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