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quick questions about using cedar indoors

05-19-2018 07:27 PM by jamsomito

I’m looking at making a piece of abstract wall art with some hard maple...

3 05-19-2018 10:44 PM
View Jimintomahawak's profile

Where to buy in northern wi

05-18-2018 08:47 PM by Jimintomahawak

I’m looking to buy some sawn 4/4 lumber in soft maple and red oak in north ce...

5 05-19-2018 02:54 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Ipe wood

05-18-2018 12:56 AM by Mark Shultz

I am making a fairly simple ipe table top (on metal legs). I’ve never ...

5 05-18-2018 06:29 PM
View recycle1943's profile

do you recognize this wood ?

05-15-2018 05:45 PM by recycle1943

A while back I bought some lumber somewhere and in the pile I came across two...

30 05-18-2018 04:20 PM
View BoilerUp21's profile

HELP - Oak splitting 2 days after glue up

05-16-2018 11:14 PM by BoilerUp21

First two pictures are of splitting. Occurring on the ends and along ...

10 05-17-2018 08:50 PM
View WoodSailor's profile

Wood burning

05-17-2018 12:21 PM by WoodSailor

Hey I have a question. I am making some bottle openers out of Roman ol...

2 05-17-2018 01:40 PM
View rainbowman's profile

rainbow poplar

05-11-2018 12:18 PM by rainbowman

i have around 400;000 board ft of rainbow poplar for woodworkers most in is i...

17 05-14-2018 12:15 AM
View Mervmaster's profile

Check out this crotch!

05-10-2018 11:01 PM by Mervmaster

Standing dead maple in my backyard. I kept the nicer bits. I hoped...

25 05-12-2018 03:17 AM
View CRAIGCLICK's profile

Can Someone Identify These Trees?

05-10-2018 12:28 AM by CRAIGCLICK

Hi all. I have a couple of trees in my backyard that may need to come down. ...

5 05-11-2018 11:34 AM
View msinc's profile

Problem removing old nails?????

04-09-2018 02:24 AM by msinc

I have some 120 year old cypress beams that were given to me. It is my intent...

20 05-10-2018 06:07 PM
View Dabrese's profile

Local Wood Suppliers/ mills in Northern CA

09-17-2010 11:22 PM by Dabrese

Looking for Local sources or mills in northern california for slabbed and dim...

12 05-10-2018 05:26 PM
View QUlrich's profile

Poplar color change?

05-08-2018 11:55 PM by QUlrich

Hello everybody, I had a question regarding a piece of poplar I picked up tod...

8 05-10-2018 01:28 PM
View HokieKen's profile

Is this Box Elder or Maple?

05-09-2018 01:06 PM by HokieKen

So I see a post for free wood on Craigslist the other day and from the pics i...

12 05-10-2018 01:26 PM
View thechipcarver's profile

Wood gloat.....maybe? Kinda new at buying rough cut.

05-08-2018 09:47 PM by thechipcarver

Stocking up material to make stuff for the upcoming woodworking shows. Did pr...

1 05-09-2018 02:47 AM
View Jim55's profile

Spalted maple??

05-08-2018 09:34 AM by Jim55

I live in the upper part of East Texas. ...

3 05-08-2018 01:50 PM
View Knockonit's profile

Reclaimed wood

05-01-2018 02:22 PM by Knockonit

Well now, it seems to me the fad of using reclaimed wood is getting out of ha...

10 05-07-2018 09:57 PM
View CampD's profile

Spalted Maple and Beech for sale

04-03-2011 05:04 PM by CampD

Rescued from the wood pile, Spalted logs cut into boards. For Sale I’ve go...

17 05-07-2018 06:02 PM
View Rink's profile

Walnut slab questions

05-03-2018 04:23 PM by Rink

I acquired some walnut slabs a couple of weeks ago. I picked them up the same...

10 05-06-2018 02:56 AM
View Kennethjg's profile

Sawmill/Double slab workbench top

05-01-2018 11:55 AM by Kennethjg

My dad and I recently got a sawmill, and ever since, I’ve been on the lookout...

6 05-03-2018 09:54 PM
View CRAIGCLICK's profile

Best Wood For Tool Handles

05-02-2018 04:56 PM by CRAIGCLICK

Hi All. I’m in the process of restoring a hand plane and I am going ...

10 05-03-2018 04:06 PM

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