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Wood species

25 days ago by mnausa

Are these legs maple? And the glued panel looks like pine but want to make su...

14 17 days ago
View bobasaurus's profile

craigslist wood score

17 days ago by bobasaurus

I picked up this stack of hard maple and “red mahogany” (African ...

1 17 days ago
View Curtis's profile

End grain cutting board wood types?

18 days ago by Curtis

I want to make a few 3-D end grain cutting boards. I have Black Walnut and Re...

4 17 days ago
View MattyMattAg's profile

Tree Species Book Recommendation...

26 days ago by MattyMattAg

I’m trying to beef up my knowledge on tree species, types of wood, spec...

7 17 days ago
View Monte Pittman's profile

Tree ID hopefully

25 days ago by Monte Pittman

I was cutting trees in north central Nebraska today. Ran across a tree that w...

35 17 days ago
View ranae1981's profile

Burls on tree???

25 days ago by ranae1981

My sisters bf has a tree he recently cut down because it died it hasn’t...

3 19 days ago
View tnwoodman's profile

looking for tx lumber mill

21 days ago by tnwoodman

I’m finally about to start getting some projects going, but I hit a wal...

9 20 days ago
View crampon's profile

Best wood for porch steps in a wet climate?

22 days ago by crampon

Hi folks, this is a little bit off-topic, but this is the best place I know o...

18 21 days ago
View woodoogolem's profile

Preserving rotten parts in wood for furniture

23 days ago by woodoogolem

I bought some low grade hard wood (damson or plum) which apart from some crac...

7 21 days ago
View paxorion's profile

Hardwood scraps - Smoking meat with cut-offs that have glue on it

25 days ago by paxorion

I have been going through cleaning up my scrap lumber stockpile, looking for ...

10 21 days ago
View chetrog's profile

Newbie , need lumber but where? Oregon

24 days ago by chetrog

I have a basic question that I’m hoping anyone could answer. I am new w...

15 21 days ago
View Chris's profile

Notice my Texas compadres: Looking Texas Mesquite logs, small 4"x11"

22 days ago by Chris

I am looking some air dried Texas Mesquite logs approximately 4”(dia.) ...

6 22 days ago
View Devin's profile

Cedar Shakes/shingles... Just acquired a bunch, need ides

22 days ago by Devin

I just acquired a bunch of cedar shakes that were on the roof of my grandpare...

2 22 days ago
View TelescopeMaker's profile

Ipe. Do I have rotted ipe?

22 days ago by TelescopeMaker

Someone gave me some leftover ipe from a dock he made. They were left in the...

3 22 days ago
View Lumberdamsel's profile

Is Walnut suppose to be a bit smoky when cutting or is that my chop saw?

25 days ago by Lumberdamsel

Hello, Its my first time working with walnut or any hardwood and i was a lit...

11 23 days ago
View TiggerWood's profile

Instead of getting the jointer I got wood

23 days ago by TiggerWood

There was a cl add that I saw a week ago that was two weeks old. I figured th...

0 23 days ago
View Micahm's profile

What woods to avoid when making cutting boards?

25 days ago by Micahm

I want to make a cutting board and wondering what hardwoods are safe to use. ...

12 24 days ago
View freddy1962's profile

Kiln dried WALNUT for sale

24 days ago by freddy1962

If you’re in Iowa, St. Louis or Chicago area, this might be worth the d...

0 24 days ago
View Tore2008's profile

Red Cedar, Walnut for $3.50/ft

25 days ago by Tore2008

Brand new to the site, and have only been dabbling in wood working for about ...

10 24 days ago
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26 days ago by DonJ

Has anyone purchased wood from these folks, and if so, any opinions?

5 25 days ago

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