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What to do with cracks on recently finished slab table

08-10-2015 12:30 PM by Rando

Hi everyone! I’m a new member and total woodworking noob from the Phili...

10 08-11-2015 03:56 PM
View Built2Last's profile

I need help with some Beautiful splatted American Holly

08-10-2015 07:38 PM by Built2Last

I’ve lost the use of my left hand so this will be short. I have a holly...

1 08-10-2015 07:53 PM
View Andre's profile

Free Wood

08-09-2015 03:15 AM by Andre

Nice to have good neighbours, Next door neighbour is fixing up an old house a...

4 08-10-2015 04:57 PM
View RSmike's profile

Plywood Help for Kitchen

08-09-2015 07:49 PM by RSmike

I’m getting ready to build my kitchen cabinets. I’m dead set on ...

1 08-10-2015 01:33 PM
View Kylogdog's profile

Rookie question

08-10-2015 12:29 PM by Kylogdog

I am new to woodworking and have a question on kiln dried wood.I am making cu...

3 08-10-2015 01:25 PM
View BadJoints's profile (online now)

Wood identification

07-11-2015 10:23 PM by BadJoints

Can anyone identify this wood for me? I am in afghanistan and the wood came f...

9 08-10-2015 03:24 AM
View Bernspen's profile

That term "live edge." I'm confused

08-10-2015 12:22 AM by Bernspen

The slabs I normally see that are called “live edge” sometimes st...

2 08-10-2015 01:09 AM
View DKV's profile

Let's start a topic that even the most uptight, self-righteous person will

07-30-2015 06:11 PM by DKV

never mistake for trolling. I live in CA/OR, depending on the time of the yea...

28 08-10-2015 12:32 AM
View Cory's profile

What is this wood?

08-01-2015 10:58 PM by Cory

Bought it from a guy closing his cabinet shop. He forgot what it was....

17 08-10-2015 12:26 AM
View Grantman's profile

What's the best pencil for walnut and other dark woods?

08-09-2015 02:07 PM by Grantman

I’ve got a project coming up where I’ll be using a lot of walnut....

10 08-09-2015 08:54 PM
View mortalwombat's profile

Getting a ton of free wood

08-06-2015 02:35 PM by mortalwombat

I’m super excited! A friend of mine manages the warehouse for a massive...

24 08-09-2015 04:31 AM
View DTOLAR's profile

How to prevent warping

08-08-2015 03:16 PM by DTOLAR

I make a lot of things using large slabs of wood. Tables and such. I just got...

11 08-09-2015 04:22 AM
View psient's profile

Phenolic Faced Plywood

08-05-2015 07:59 PM by psient

Hello All: I want to share my recent experience attempting to source pheno...

9 08-07-2015 05:20 PM
View boisdearc's profile

Forest trees of oklahoma

08-07-2015 03:19 AM by boisdearc

If you guys are interested here in Okla., there is a book available pretty ch...

1 08-07-2015 11:10 AM
View zoopmitty's profile

can somebody plz identify these wood?

07-06-2015 03:04 PM by zoopmitty

I recently went on a yard sale run and there was this one location th...

14 08-07-2015 05:15 AM
View bsteinbrook's profile

Identify?- 'good blood'

07-31-2015 03:43 PM by bsteinbrook

My wood supplier (tree service guy) put what he called ‘good blood̵...

10 08-06-2015 02:10 PM
View Dave Rutan's profile (online now)

Can Anyone ID This Wood?

08-05-2015 03:54 PM by Dave Rutan

I was pruning a few trees near my house here in northwest New Jersey and ...

12 08-06-2015 03:07 AM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Plywood or MDF?

07-29-2015 11:38 PM by JerryinCreek

Making a new sled for my tablesaw, 18×32. What is more stable for the ba...

25 08-04-2015 10:31 PM
View jeffswildwood's profile

First trip to a saw mill

07-31-2015 12:31 PM by jeffswildwood

I made my first trip to a saw mill yesterday. Quite interesting! I went to se...

20 08-04-2015 12:26 AM
View Cory's profile

What is this wood? (again)

08-02-2015 05:52 PM by Cory

Live edge and planed… End grain… I got this stuff r...

11 08-03-2015 04:50 PM

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