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Which species is better for a bed

03-31-2017 02:04 AM by Jimintomahawak

Hi Everyone, I am designing a bed for my daughter. It will be a full or queen...

17 04-05-2017 03:16 PM
View pontic's profile

The "old growth" days

04-02-2017 07:12 PM by pontic

I wonder what kinda trees we would find if we could go back into time. Say; a...

17 04-05-2017 12:50 PM
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Laminating Bubinga

04-04-2017 03:07 PM by builtinbkyn

Understanding that bubinga is “oily”, would it be better to use e...

11 04-05-2017 04:19 AM
View jeffswildwood's profile

Please help indentify this wood

04-03-2017 11:01 PM by jeffswildwood

Well, I got a new planer so now I am making good wood out of old wood. For fu...

20 04-04-2017 11:12 PM
View slideracd's profile

veneer id help please

04-02-2017 01:55 AM by slideracd

I recently picked up some veneer at an auction. And need help to identify it...

10 04-04-2017 09:29 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...

6 04-03-2017 09:33 AM
View dalepage's profile

Cherry, anyone?

04-03-2017 09:15 AM by dalepage

I have quite a bit of air-dried cherry (three years), some of it quarter sawn...

0 04-03-2017 09:15 AM
View bues0022's profile

How long to dry Oak log "cookie"?

03-25-2017 03:02 PM by bues0022

Three years ago my buddy and I cut down a huge burr oak tree on his property ...

2 04-03-2017 04:10 AM
View r33tc0w's profile

Cedar? Cherry? Redwood!?

04-01-2017 07:18 PM by r33tc0w

Picked up 15, 8×1x10 boards last weekend for $100, most in good shap...

17 04-02-2017 07:06 PM
View Jerry Spencer's profile

Bamboo vs Cedar

03-31-2017 03:42 PM by Jerry Spencer

I’m in the planning stages of make a Barley Harvest Grandfather Adirond...

4 04-02-2017 04:48 AM
View Jimmy2017's profile

Wood identification

03-30-2017 11:59 PM by Jimmy2017

Hello everyone, was looking for some help on wood or tree identification. I w...

6 04-01-2017 11:44 PM
View djrusselp's profile

Wood ID Help?

03-31-2017 12:00 AM by djrusselp

Hi there. I’m hoping someone can help me identify the type of wood this...

6 03-31-2017 01:11 PM
View John146's profile

Can you identify this pine?

03-30-2017 06:05 AM by John146

This is some reclaimed wood from a piece of furniture that’s 50+ years ...

7 03-30-2017 02:34 PM
View amkirkland's profile

Plywood choice on built in cabinets

03-20-2017 02:33 PM by amkirkland

I know variations of this question have been asked multiple times, but I didn...

16 03-30-2017 12:52 AM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Solid Birch - Workability and Suitability?

03-29-2017 11:36 AM by JohnMcClure

A local sawmill has 8/4 x ~10” x ~8’ birch stock for pretty cheap...

9 03-29-2017 09:30 PM
View richardwootton's profile

Sinker Heart Pine and Some Hardwoods

06-03-2013 04:18 PM by richardwootton

There’s a guy near me listing sinker heart pine from the 1800s and he a...

13 03-29-2017 09:18 PM
View Hodsy's profile

Rough saw lumber or from local store

03-29-2017 01:33 AM by Hodsy

I have a few 100 bft of rough saw and some planned oak that I’m loo...

1 03-29-2017 11:26 AM
View Chop96's profile

Source For Plywood in Northern VA

03-28-2017 01:07 AM by Chop96

I’ve been working with wood for the last four years and as my skills ha...

2 03-28-2017 11:22 PM
View MikeUT's profile

Help identifying a stump

03-28-2017 05:40 AM by MikeUT

Can anyone help my identity this section of tree. I saw a listing for free fi...

5 03-28-2017 04:32 PM
View st1's profile

Anyone know what type of burl this is?

03-26-2017 07:47 PM by st1

Hello there, wondering if anyone can tell me what type of burl woof this is? ...

18 03-28-2017 01:32 PM

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