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View Ted78's profile

Wood species?

03-13-2017 08:50 AM by Ted78

I live in Nebraska, and while modern construction lumber here is sold as Spru...

3 03-13-2017 03:53 PM
View alittleoff's profile

Yoshihito cherry

03-13-2017 02:20 PM by alittleoff

Is this wood good for anything? I have one that’s about 14 to 16 in. Th...

0 03-13-2017 02:20 PM
View EPJartisan's profile

Looking for unusual or exotic wood or carving materials

03-12-2017 12:24 AM by EPJartisan

Hello, I have opened my own studio / shop and I am looking for any unusual...

1 03-13-2017 01:16 AM
View Adam D's profile

How do I keep tusk tenon wedges from coming loose?

03-07-2012 09:33 PM by Adam D

I’ve only been doing woodworking for about 1.5 years, but thought IR...

25 03-11-2017 03:38 PM
View corelz125's profile

Wood id

03-08-2017 11:06 PM by corelz125

Is it teak or a mahogany?

18 03-10-2017 07:49 PM
View jackthelab's profile

Sealing Barn Boards

03-05-2017 04:43 PM by jackthelab

Looking for information on what material to use to seal barn boards. Got aho...

7 03-10-2017 02:43 PM
View tqc182's profile

Need help identifying a wood with picture and bark

03-07-2017 01:52 PM by tqc182

Hey. New to the forum. Always loved carving at small pieces of wood I fin...

9 03-10-2017 02:35 PM
View drobertson's profile

Safety of Cocobolo, Rosewood and Ironwood in smoking pipes?

12-22-2015 03:23 AM by drobertson

I have been in a rather heated argument with a person about the sale of Cocob...

21 03-10-2017 06:54 AM
View I_Need_More_Lumber's profile

Need a contrast color for Bubinga

03-09-2017 04:48 AM by I_Need_More_Lumber

So as the title says, I’m looking a for another species of lumber to co...

6 03-09-2017 11:29 PM
View Commercialvoice's profile

Where can I obtain used semi trailer decking.

03-07-2017 01:53 PM by Commercialvoice

I am just a hobby woodworker. I don’t make a living or even sell what ...

14 03-09-2017 05:11 AM
View Kevin Tunis's profile

Does anyone know of a good resource for reclaimed lumber in San Antonio or Austin?

03-07-2017 04:11 PM by Kevin Tunis

Does anyone know of a good resource for reclaimed lumber in San Antonio or Au...

1 03-08-2017 11:24 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Low cost wood and lumber

03-07-2017 03:29 PM by Jack Lewis

How about we as a group, post information about the availability of useful wo...

9 03-08-2017 08:15 PM
View ShopWorker's profile


03-08-2017 02:32 AM by ShopWorker

I work in the scene shop for the theater at Carleton College in Northfield. E...

3 03-08-2017 04:20 AM
View Clk51212's profile

Wood identification help

03-05-2017 01:39 PM by Clk51212

This wood was salvaged from a100 year old sewing machine stand not sure what ...

8 03-08-2017 03:51 AM
View Darcey's profile

Advice needed for Big Leaf Maple being cut down- WA State

03-06-2017 09:24 PM by Darcey

Hi all, We are sadly having to cut down our maple tree, which I believe is...

4 03-07-2017 05:57 PM
View Izzy68's profile

Help Identifying This Tree/Wood, please.

03-03-2017 05:47 PM by Izzy68

This tree fell down outside my apartment building in Los Angeles. I asked th...

14 03-07-2017 04:07 PM
View David's profile

1913 - 1915 WOOD FOR SALE

03-06-2017 06:52 PM by David

Just in Case You Missed IT!Mark your Calendar March 11, 2017As advertised in ...

0 03-06-2017 06:52 PM
View dddebner's profile

Spalted Maple, Beech, Ash

03-06-2017 04:46 PM by dddebner

Hi. Please advise if you are in the southeast region of the U.S., i.e. Georgi...

0 03-06-2017 04:46 PM
View Danpaddles's profile

Birch or maple

03-01-2017 02:45 AM by Danpaddles

A customer wants me to make two shelves to match one they have presently. I ...

8 03-06-2017 04:08 AM
View Dbhoosier's profile

Indiana - trees for milling

03-05-2017 08:45 PM by Dbhoosier

Hi there, Not sure if this is the right forum for this post – if not...

3 03-05-2017 11:26 PM

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