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Auction (Lumber) IRS Auctions not the tax people

02-11-2011 05:46 AM by Karson

IRS Auctions They have lumber and equipment in Garrett, IN Currently a bid...

4 02-11-2011 03:45 PM
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02-11-2011 05:26 AM by gfadvm

I have several 4×4 sheets of half” plywood that has bowed BADLY. I...

4 02-11-2011 09:13 AM
View scrappy's profile

Wood Gloat!!

02-09-2011 05:23 PM by scrappy

Got a bunch of Claro Walnut from a friend of mine the other day. Could not be...

16 02-11-2011 02:04 AM
View Millo's profile

Question about maple: heartwood vs. sapwood

02-09-2011 07:43 PM by Millo

Hey everyone, Why is maple heartwood seldom used? Because of the possibili...

8 02-11-2011 01:39 AM
View agallant's profile

Lighten wood

02-04-2011 01:30 AM by agallant

I have some lace wood/lepper wood that is too dark. How can I lighten it to ...

2 02-10-2011 09:41 PM
View driftwoodhunter's profile

Questions about painting on wood, and finishing walnut.

02-10-2011 06:57 PM by driftwoodhunter

I have a few questions about a project I want to get started on. ...

4 02-10-2011 07:53 PM
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I need someone to make me a tree plaque

02-09-2011 09:34 AM by Risata

Hi,I need to hire someone to make a tree plaque for me. I had a dear friend&...

3 02-10-2011 06:57 PM
View Raftermonkey's profile

What kinda wood should I use?

02-06-2011 10:34 PM by Raftermonkey

Hey folks, I am in need of a wood mallet to use while hand carving with chis...

9 02-10-2011 03:14 AM
View Brett's profile

Using Douglas fir for router table fence?

02-10-2011 12:31 AM by Brett

I’m considering build a router table and fence, like the ones in these ...

6 02-10-2011 02:54 AM
View soilarch's profile

Applying Veneer over box joint MDF?

01-14-2011 06:20 AM by soilarch

I’m making a box out of 1/2” mdf for a sharpening machine. I pla...

9 02-10-2011 12:58 AM
View Daniel Graff's profile

What finish to use for Aromatic Cedars ?

02-07-2011 11:00 PM by Daniel Graff

BACKGROUND:I’m designing and building a small box for holding stationar...

6 02-08-2011 08:40 PM
View deucefour's profile

Anyone ever turn black palm?

02-06-2011 12:55 AM by deucefour

I just attempted my first bowl and have not done much turning other than pens...

5 02-08-2011 04:05 PM
View rkevins's profile

looking to build a solar kiln

02-05-2011 12:09 AM by rkevins

Hello all I am thinking of building a solar kiln to dry lumber, I have looke...

12 02-08-2011 03:44 PM
View wooloowin_paul's profile

finishing oak

02-07-2011 05:58 PM by wooloowin_paul

i habe finally made the move from australia to thye usa.the house comes with ...

1 02-08-2011 08:12 AM
View reberly's profile

Tough week making Crotch cut table tops on the mill

02-08-2011 05:36 AM by reberly

I made the mistake of loading too large a crotch log on the wrong mil...

3 02-08-2011 06:06 AM
View Jon's profile

Buying wood online

02-05-2011 06:33 AM by Jon

This is my first time buying wood online. Does anyone have any good recommen...

13 02-08-2011 12:51 AM
View percy's profile

Fruit staining on hard maple utensils

02-07-2011 08:56 AM by percy

My daughter left the maple pie server I made for her in a raspberry pie and i...

2 02-07-2011 09:35 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Identify wood smell??

02-07-2011 07:25 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I was firewooding some pallets today. One of the hardwood boards I cut smelle...

13 02-07-2011 08:29 PM
View daves1's profile

Orange Heart and Purple heart wood

02-05-2011 03:09 AM by daves1

Does anyone have any experience in working with orange heart and purple heart...

3 02-07-2011 05:05 PM
View georgia's profile

Black Walnut

02-02-2011 12:16 PM by georgia

I Have just found this site and was wondering is there a place I can sell gre...

13 02-07-2011 03:23 AM

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