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Wood Substitution Help

12-04-2014 07:59 PM by darinS

An article on WOOD magazine’s website talks about using Lyptus as a substitut...

12 12-05-2014 11:39 PM
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Splinters from Red Cedar

02-19-2011 04:42 PM by Beeguy

This may sound like a really strange post among woodworkers. Splinters and w...

14 12-05-2014 10:16 PM
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Check out my Burl!!!!!!!!!!

12-05-2014 03:44 PM by JNINE

This is a 112 year old Pepper tree in my yard that’s be...

2 12-05-2014 04:55 PM
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Sweet Gum "cats"

12-04-2014 06:47 PM by sawmillman

I recently sawed a sweet gum log on my homemade bandmill that had an inte...

7 12-05-2014 02:05 AM
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12-01-2014 09:49 AM by noclue

Been trying to identify this wood but can’t seem to pinpoint it. It...

30 12-04-2014 09:55 PM
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Drying logs without cracking

12-03-2014 03:21 AM by Tooch

A friend of mine asked me to help make 40 center pieces for a wedding, which ...

9 12-04-2014 08:22 PM
View Bradley Tykoski's profile

Moving to Holloman AFB.

12-04-2014 06:41 PM by Bradley Tykoski

Is there anyone that is near Holloman AFB that can tell me if there is any go...

0 12-04-2014 06:41 PM
View governor's profile

Wood type/paint for outdoor furniture

12-04-2014 12:33 AM by governor

Hello All,I am looking for some advice on both wood and paint for outdoor fur...

4 12-04-2014 04:07 AM
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Western Washington Hardwood Supplier

12-02-2014 04:59 PM by AkBob

Anyone know of hardwood suppliers located in western Washington (state)? I re...

17 12-03-2014 08:39 PM
View noclue's profile

a little history

12-01-2014 06:36 PM by noclue

A very old man died. Years before, he owned and ran a mill in Louisiana. He l...

8 12-03-2014 07:41 PM
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Lumber Needed Chicago!

12-03-2014 02:39 PM by Bark to Blade

Hey All, Trying to put together a little cupcake stand thingy as a wedding...

0 12-03-2014 02:39 PM
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What to expect: Western Red Cedar fence

05-24-2012 06:01 AM by Doss

So, I’ve decided to use Western red cedar for my fence (horizontal slat...

10 12-02-2014 01:44 PM
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Suggestions on wood acclimation?

11-29-2014 03:41 PM by prestonZ

I recently moved to a new house in Georgia that requires the garage (my work...

12 12-02-2014 02:23 AM
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Wax on new maple lumber?

12-02-2014 01:02 AM by xfran4

Hello, I am new to lumberjocks and sort of new to woodworking. I just boug...

2 12-02-2014 01:08 AM
View Jaybill McCarthy's profile

Is this heartwood or pith, and is it usable?

11-26-2014 10:26 PM by Jaybill McCarthy

I recently acquired these maple rounds from a tree service I work with. ...

8 12-01-2014 09:09 PM
View noclue's profile

new question from the green one.

12-01-2014 03:08 PM by noclue

Thank you all that have responded. I now believe the beautiful lumber with th...

1 12-01-2014 03:45 PM
View jkn09's profile

A question about planing

11-11-2014 04:34 PM by jkn09

My dad has a large amount (>1500bf) of black walnut that was milled by my gra...

31 12-01-2014 02:34 PM
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Preserving the color in padauk

11-22-2014 08:19 AM by Purrmaster

Greetings and salutations. I got my first piece of padauk the other day. ...

10 11-30-2014 01:44 AM
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Working elm with hand tools

11-28-2014 11:58 PM by bobro

For some reason I’ve got this hankering to make something of elm, somet...

7 11-29-2014 11:25 PM
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Pine for Roubo bench

11-29-2014 12:41 AM by Troy Cleckler

Man, I never would have thought picking out 2×10x16 would be so hard. To...

1 11-29-2014 02:35 AM

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