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View handystanley's profile

Order of Finishing?? Or does it really matter??

08-03-2010 08:31 PM by handystanley

I am in the process of finishing a pocket door that will be used between our ...

3 08-03-2010 09:18 PM
View richardarichard's profile

beaver chewed ball of cedar

08-02-2010 06:56 AM by richardarichard

how would u preserve it? daddy and i fished it out of the river about 25 yrs ...

9 08-02-2010 06:19 PM
View Bret's profile

Free in Denver

07-29-2010 10:53 PM by Bret

If there are any woodworkers in the Denver area that want some free wood, I&#...

5 08-02-2010 05:39 AM
View fiddlebanshee's profile

what wood would be black bear resistant?

07-28-2010 09:38 PM by fiddlebanshee

We’re moving to a mountain top in Maryland soon, and we have had bear s...

48 08-01-2010 08:07 AM
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07-28-2010 04:20 PM by FaTToaD

I’m sure many of you have heard of this already, but for those who have...

1 07-29-2010 06:20 PM
View wizzardofwood's profile

Looking for 3 min 10"dia or better x10'cedar or cypresslogs to be used in a playground in Silver Spr

07-27-2010 01:07 AM by wizzardofwood

these will be used te create an entrance way into a childrens interactive pla...

2 07-28-2010 05:27 AM
View GSwoodworker's profile

cotton wood

07-23-2010 03:56 AM by GSwoodworker

well is it good for anything? I picked up a small log and was thinking about ...

15 07-28-2010 04:16 AM
View Will Stokes's profile

A waster resistant finish

07-27-2010 05:22 PM by Will Stokes

I’ve been building a few projects, most w/ cherry, and using Tried and ...

4 07-27-2010 09:45 PM
View Dan Hux's profile

nice stain finish for Southern Yellow Pine.

07-24-2010 10:32 PM by Dan Hux

Hi Ladies and Gents,what stains look good on yellpw pine for outside..I’...

3 07-27-2010 06:44 AM
View Pacdad's profile

Wood Gloat

07-24-2010 03:36 AM by Pacdad

Hey Fellow LJ’s. I have just been given access to a pile of blown down...

3 07-27-2010 06:31 AM
View bent's profile

spalting kiln dried lumber

07-25-2010 04:28 PM by bent

i’ve read articles about people intentionally spalting green wood. i t...

4 07-26-2010 11:08 PM
View mike5753's profile

Harwood lumber sources in Northern Illinois

07-26-2010 03:43 PM by mike5753

I am looking for a soiurce for hardwood in the Northern Illinois area. I hav...

5 07-26-2010 10:23 PM
View knotscott's profile

Oak Plywood Rant

07-25-2010 05:38 PM by knotscott

It’s been around 6 years since I’ve done a project using much oak...

13 07-26-2010 03:59 AM
View docholladay's profile

Does anyone know anything about use of Dogwood

07-24-2010 04:00 PM by docholladay

I have a friend that has a fairly large (for this type of tree) Dogwood tree ...

6 07-24-2010 09:09 PM
View volpeveneers's profile

Exterior finish for Qtr. Sawn White Oak

07-24-2010 05:48 AM by volpeveneers

I’m currently making a coffered ceiling for my covered patio deck. It&#...

2 07-24-2010 03:00 PM
View Kate's profile

watermellon = wood?

07-20-2010 01:56 PM by Kate

has anyone else seen this You Tube video? Very funny.

6 07-23-2010 07:17 PM
View anna_starr82's profile

what wood for a Stool?

07-15-2010 03:26 PM by anna_starr82

Hello all, I would like to build a stool for my daughter so that she can r...

6 07-23-2010 08:31 AM
View NateX's profile

How do I get from a log to wood I can use?

07-20-2010 01:29 AM by NateX

While doing some plumbing work at a house near me I noticed the gardeners nex...

9 07-23-2010 06:28 AM
View Propaganda's profile

Deep glossy finish for MDF?

07-22-2010 07:50 AM by Propaganda

Hi We are having a rough time with this, we are trying to figure out how t...

5 07-22-2010 09:59 PM
View Knothead62's profile

Oak chairs- refinishing question

07-20-2010 07:08 PM by Knothead62

My wife and I have eight oak chairs that we are going to refinish and possibl...

7 07-22-2010 08:11 PM

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