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Pecan Burl Slabs - Check them out

03-19-2013 10:20 PM by Jeff_harden


19 04-21-2016 09:28 PM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

ID this wood...Hickory? Oak? Something else?

04-19-2016 03:24 PM by BinghamtonEd

So, I picked up this mystery wood from my usual guy, a retired older guy who ...

9 04-20-2016 11:45 AM
View CoolHanMatt's profile

Wood Poles

04-18-2016 06:28 PM by CoolHanMatt

Guys, where can I find wood poles? I’m going to build my kids a play...

11 04-19-2016 06:29 PM
View Kevkill's profile

Need help identifying this old barn wood

04-18-2016 10:18 PM by Kevkill

I am currently taking down an old barn in south east PA. And I’m not su...

3 04-19-2016 03:13 PM
View jakenh's profile

What wood type is appropriate for creating custom inlays?

04-15-2016 04:14 PM by jakenh

For example, I want to create an inlays of my fiancee’s initials for a ...

3 04-19-2016 02:32 PM
View khutch's profile

Need Advice On Heart Pine Mantle.

04-16-2016 06:35 PM by khutch

Hi everyone, I have a bit of a project going on and I am wondering what you a...

13 04-19-2016 12:06 PM
View Sloopmk's profile

Wood Identification

03-24-2016 04:55 AM by Sloopmk

Hello All. Long time lurker, first time poster. I came across a bunch o...

7 04-19-2016 01:13 AM
View scottkeen's profile

Stacking Pallet Boards?

04-15-2016 08:05 PM by scottkeen

I did one of those “this was so not worth it” things, my friend s...

2 04-18-2016 05:42 PM
View jonsprague0000's profile

Twist in wide boards

04-17-2016 12:30 AM by jonsprague0000

I have some wide 4/4 curly cherry boards rough cut that I will be building a ...

15 04-17-2016 08:54 PM
View romeege's profile

tabletop dilema- 3 boards=1 in., 1 board =7/8

04-03-2016 04:31 PM by romeege

I’m torn about these 4 unique oak boards roughly 8-9 ft. long. I don...

14 04-17-2016 12:05 PM
View Johnny24's profile

Cupped board (glued up)

04-13-2016 01:29 PM by Johnny24

Howdy everyone. New member but a long time lurker. I glued several stri...

8 04-17-2016 12:10 AM
View TheLorax's profile

Rough oak with limited tools

04-15-2016 06:32 PM by TheLorax

I want to build a traditional work bench in the Sellers style and I was given...

8 04-16-2016 06:23 PM
View Don's profile

Iroko vs Teak

04-14-2016 03:22 PM by Don

Hi folks, a client asked me to make a Teak table for him but the cost is goin...

4 04-15-2016 10:02 PM
View Q1X's profile

Where and how long should shelf angle brackets be?

04-15-2016 04:13 PM by Q1X

New 24×24 shop 10 1/2 ft ceiling, finally painted and ready to move into...

1 04-15-2016 08:20 PM
View weathersfuori's profile

Re-purpose pressure treated wood from swingset?

04-14-2016 04:40 PM by weathersfuori

First time poster, long time reader- many thanks for the experience offered o...

14 04-15-2016 07:39 PM
View interpim's profile

Largest Wood Stockpile in the World

05-13-2012 06:43 PM by interpim

saw this today… can you imagine how many cutting boards we could get ou...

5 04-15-2016 05:30 PM
View UGAfan21's profile

Mesquite slabs

04-13-2016 03:09 PM by UGAfan21

My mother in-law wants to purchase some mesquite slabs. They are about 2 1/2 ...

11 04-15-2016 12:48 PM
View jtcarn's profile

Stock width for cutting cabinet faces and rails/stiles

04-14-2016 04:35 PM by jtcarn

Hey Jocks - Long time listener, first time caller here. I’m start...

6 04-15-2016 05:00 AM
View benduty's profile

Rough Cut White Oak or Butternut?

05-28-2013 11:23 PM by benduty

Does anyone know where I can find a decent selection of Rough Cut hardwood in...

4 04-14-2016 04:51 AM
View Ripper70's profile

Any idea what kind of wood this is?

04-12-2016 04:25 AM by Ripper70

Hey All, I’ve acquired several 8 foot long lengths of some kind of 1...

15 04-14-2016 03:29 AM

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