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How should I mill this Red Maple.

5 days ago by Curtis

Any ideas how I should mill this Red Maple. I’m not sure if there is a ...

4 5 days ago
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Yard Sale Hardwoods - Help Identify?

5 days ago by summerfi

I picked up this wood at a yard sale this morning for $2. I’m certain i...

14 5 days ago
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What is it?

6 days ago by fhdguy3441

I recently stumbled across about a dozen pieces of wood in my attic that the ...

8 5 days ago
View Oneway57's profile

Lumber stamps what do they mean?

5 days ago by Oneway57

As you know from my last post”barn full of redwood”. I have reloc...

5 5 days ago
View grenger's profile

cutting board wharping ??

6 days ago by grenger

Any idea? This board was done over 4 months. Gave it to a friend and it whrap...

9 6 days ago
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6 days ago by OldWrangler

Does anyone know of a source for really colorful Padauk boards? I am needing ...

8 6 days ago
View PaBull's profile

More projects from reclaimed lumber!

835 days ago by PaBull

I know some of you folks out there don’t like wood if it is new and pai...

16 6 days ago
View DocWithManyHats's profile

Where to buy logs for carving.

8 days ago by DocWithManyHats

Hi, I am in Brooklyn, NY. I want to make some carving of busts and other s...

7 7 days ago
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Sawdust, a problem or a resource?

861 days ago by stefang

I was thinking about how much sawdust and shaving are created by LJ members e...

38 8 days ago
View Oneway57's profile

Barn full of redwood

10 days ago by Oneway57

I am helping a friend sell a barn full of redwood. His dad pu...

19 8 days ago
View Blackie_'s profile

Mesquite Experts

8 days ago by Blackie_

Since I’ve been dealing with a lot of mesquite as of lately, every now ...

14 8 days ago
View ProfPenguin's profile

Using ash for end grain cutting boards?

263 days ago by ProfPenguin

I’ve been doing a bit of reading about using ash for cutting boards and...

3 8 days ago
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Moving vaneer plywood

9 days ago by woodworkingdrew

Does anyone have any tips on moving vaneer plywood for a one man crew? After ...

3 9 days ago
View natenaaron's profile

Wood for the bathroom

11 days ago by natenaaron

I am wanting to make a cabinet for the bathroom. I don’t have experien...

10 9 days ago
View Blackie_'s profile

Question, is Ipe and Nogal the same?

12 days ago by Blackie_

I recently read a topic and in some of the comments Ipe is considered to be a...

6 9 days ago
View Jenine's profile

Name that species! Go!

12 days ago by Jenine

Name this species, GO! (VERY heavy dense, antique dining table)

9 10 days ago
View docspencer's profile

Slab of cherry in need of a project

12 days ago by docspencer

I have this small slab of cherry that I don’t know what to do with .Any...

7 10 days ago
View 489tad's profile

Wood identification

13 days ago by 489tad

I’m not sure what this is. Beautiful but unknown. Sorry the picture...

13 11 days ago
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New Lumber Rack

11 days ago by UpstateNYdude

Just thought I’d throw up a pic of my new lumber rack I finished the ot...

3 11 days ago
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My Hard Maple and Padauk just arrived!

12 days ago by timbertailor

I do not know about you guys, but I get really excited when I get a shipment ...

5 12 days ago

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