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What would cause blue-green streaks in wood?

09-28-2016 09:56 PM by Nickkwins

I was planing some hackberry boards and I noticed a blueish green tint in the...

7 09-29-2016 05:39 PM
View doubleDD's profile

Walnut lumber with white blotchy spots, Why?

09-27-2016 01:29 AM by doubleDD

I was re-sawning some walnut logs today that I’ve had for a few years a...

29 09-29-2016 12:04 AM
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Log Identification

09-26-2016 01:35 PM by drstump

So I’ve got a couple of dead trees back in my woods and I was really ho...

2 09-28-2016 03:16 PM
View Kaizen2016's profile

Flame box elder fading

09-26-2016 01:35 PM by Kaizen2016

I took down a box elder that has been struggling for a decade. as the trunk a...

2 09-28-2016 03:12 PM
View CinciNick's profile

Help with tree ID

09-26-2016 04:05 PM by CinciNick

I need some help with this as I am stumped (no pun intended) i live i...

3 09-27-2016 04:32 PM
View efultz's profile

Kitchen Cabinet - Why Fancy Plywood?

09-27-2016 12:49 PM by efultz

I am starting design work for cabinets for our kitchen. I plan on using 3/4 ...

9 09-27-2016 04:24 PM
View Rockytop's profile

Big score

09-25-2016 02:00 PM by Rockytop

Ok, so as I’ve said before, I’m just getting into this. And havin...

13 09-27-2016 04:14 PM
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What do you look for when choosing wood?

09-27-2016 03:15 AM by skogie1

I usually look for dimensional trueness when I’m picking wood. In part...

6 09-27-2016 01:39 PM
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Time req'd for spalting?

09-23-2016 03:51 AM by jschmitz1949

Question for the masses… Generally speaking, how long will it take f...

4 09-27-2016 02:40 AM
View ajhellman's profile

Looking for a Good Tight Grain Wood for Floating Shelf

09-26-2016 06:41 PM by ajhellman

Hello Folks, First time post here actually… I’m putting det...

9 09-27-2016 12:18 AM
View charmony's profile

need help with identification

09-21-2016 04:39 PM by charmony

Hello all. First post so I hope I’m doing this right. Anyway I foun...

6 09-26-2016 11:54 AM
View Nduetime's profile

Softwood and hardwood box

09-23-2016 11:35 PM by Nduetime

I know expansion and contraction rates vary from softwoods and hardwood. Look...

3 09-26-2016 10:50 AM
View Tom's profile

Cutting board wood

09-24-2016 03:05 AM by Tom

Christmas (it pains me to say that in September) is coming and it looks like ...

4 09-25-2016 03:08 PM
View Grumpy's profile

Interesting Trees

10-06-2008 01:43 AM by Grumpy

As Lumberjocks we all have an interest in trees. so how about a page designat...

3043 09-24-2016 03:07 AM
View maxhall's profile

Seal or not

09-22-2016 09:06 PM by maxhall

Hey guys just picked up this free maple on the side of the road. planning to ...

12 09-23-2016 07:34 PM
View simsim's profile

Panel Cap angle in wainscoting

06-14-2016 04:05 PM by simsim

I do basic work around house (honey do’s) but never really had to deal ...

5 09-23-2016 09:26 AM
View rbm328's profile

Baltic Birch Plywood ????

09-21-2016 01:36 AM by rbm328

I’m a real beginner when it comes to furniture making. I’ve noti...

16 09-23-2016 03:03 AM
View mahdee's profile

Curly maple prices.

09-12-2016 05:13 PM by mahdee

I am picking up some curly maple for about 2.75 B/F as an investment and for ...

33 09-23-2016 01:48 AM
View MaxBishop's profile

Baltic Birch - Midwest Suppliers

09-06-2016 05:59 PM by MaxBishop

Hello all, I’m not an old hand at woodworking yet so I’m feeli...

14 09-22-2016 02:47 AM
View muleskinner's profile

Working white ash.

06-04-2016 05:03 PM by muleskinner

A little binge buying yesterday. Went to get some cherry to continue on a ki...

17 09-22-2016 12:42 AM

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