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RECLAIMED or REPURPOSED, How do you know if the pile of "scrap" is worth the effort?

6 days ago by TexPanda

Newbie here so this may be obvious to some, but recently after a moderate dem...

8 5 days ago
View gunsandsawdust's profile

looking for lumber

8 days ago by gunsandsawdust

I recently moved back to North Carolina after being away for 12 years. IR...

6 5 days ago
View ScottAlan's profile

iron ore color?

5 days ago by ScottAlan

I grew up in Hibbing, MN. A rich iron ore region. The iron ore in the groun...

7 5 days ago
View Warner's profile

Fasteners for a Eastern Red Cedar porch swing

91 days ago by Warner

I’m working on a glider porch swing. I’m using eastern red cedar ...

8 5 days ago
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Curupay/Cebil woodworking question

6 days ago by wiwildcat

Anyone with experience working with Curupay/Cebil wood? How well does it mil...

4 5 days ago
View natenaaron's profile

Wood Identification and help please

6 days ago by natenaaron

The board in the picture is one of two I have been holding onto for 20 years....

16 5 days ago
View marco2800's profile

Best place for purchasing lumber in Los Angeles

6 days ago by marco2800

Hello, I am new to the wood working world. I recently scored on a...

3 5 days ago
View Theartoftraditional's profile

Logs to lumber

8 days ago by Theartoftraditional

I am getting into woodworking, and I was wondering what are the different w...

12 6 days ago
View larson1170's profile

Need some badger state help

13 days ago by larson1170

A friend of mine has several black walnut logs that came down during a recent...

8 7 days ago
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9 days ago by Deela40

I was using my bandsaw to resaw piece of ash. This particular piece, pre-cut...

18 7 days ago
View Tyrah's profile

visiting St. Louis MO. Help

28 days ago by Tyrah

I will be in St. Louis Mo the second weekend in July 10-13 2014. I will be vi...

8 8 days ago
View richard2345's profile

20/4 hardwood for Roubo style bench

10 days ago by richard2345

Hello,I’m gathering materials to build Christopher Schwarz’s Roub...

7 8 days ago
View measure1cut2's profile

Am I wrong?

8 days ago by measure1cut2

I accidently posted pictures of lumber that I milled on “finished proje...

10 8 days ago
View kaurikid's profile

What wood is this?

14 days ago by kaurikid

First photo is of the trunk and the second is of a small (80mm x 40mm...

19 8 days ago
View DIYaholic's profile

Wood ID: HELP, I'm clueless....

9 days ago by DIYaholic

.... about what species this is. Well, I’m also clueless about a ton of...

22 8 days ago
View Wayno1's profile

Help with learning curve

9 days ago by Wayno1

Hi all, great place ya’ll have here. With that being said, I searched t...

4 8 days ago
View rolfeskj's profile

Working with cedar wood

41 days ago by rolfeskj

I am looking to make some outdoor adirondack chairs from cedar. I have rough...

5 8 days ago
View randomguy's profile

What wood would should I use for a desk.

18 days ago by randomguy

What wood should i use for a desk and should i use plywood for the top of the...

6 9 days ago
View mnausa's profile

Wood species

18 days ago by mnausa

Are these legs maple? And the glued panel looks like pine but want to make su...

14 9 days ago
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craigslist wood score

10 days ago by bobasaurus

I picked up this stack of hard maple and “red mahogany” (African ...

1 10 days ago

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