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NW Indiana Wood Sources

11-16-2010 02:38 PM by Steve

Anyone know of any wood sources in NW Indiana or lower Michigan. I’m n...

15 03-21-2017 10:17 PM
View SLWoodworks's profile

Need help! What wood is this?

03-20-2017 02:35 PM by SLWoodworks

Anybody know? Got it from a friend? It’s got a beautful shimmer to it.

18 03-21-2017 10:04 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Free Pallet Wood/fire pit wood in Cincy

03-21-2017 01:55 PM by CharlesA

I don’t use pallet wood, nor live in Cincinnati, but this came up on my...

0 03-21-2017 01:55 PM
View Zozo82's profile

Need help with identification

03-02-2017 12:57 AM by Zozo82

Hello everyone! I didn’t know who else to turn to and im sorry ...

16 03-21-2017 05:08 AM
View Bob1212's profile

Honduras Mahogany for sale

03-21-2017 02:52 AM by Bob1212

Hi all, I have Honduran Mahogany that have been in my living room for 6 ye...

0 03-21-2017 02:52 AM
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100 year old bench

03-19-2017 11:45 PM by papadan

A friend gave me a piece of Hickory barn beam that is over 100 years old. I m...

15 03-20-2017 11:36 PM
View scribble's profile

What is save vs burn pile

03-20-2017 12:20 AM by scribble

I have spent the past weekend rearranging my garage trying to make my lumber ...

12 03-20-2017 05:17 PM
View Nickz's profile

ID on logs (beginner)

03-20-2017 02:34 PM by Nickz

Hey guys, new to woodworking, was hoping for help on an ID for possibly two m...

0 03-20-2017 02:34 PM
View Rockytop's profile

More help with another new( I think) wood

03-20-2017 03:02 AM by Rockytop

I got some more barn wood this weekend. The guy told me it was 100 ye...

2 03-20-2017 12:48 PM
View pontic's profile

Box elder wood. What is it good for?

03-19-2017 11:43 PM by pontic

I have quite a few old and lightening cracked Box elder trees in my back 2 ac...

7 03-20-2017 02:26 AM
View IrishWoodworker's profile

Maloof Rocker BF Needed

03-31-2012 09:53 PM by IrishWoodworker

Hello friends, Can anyone tell me the board foot required to build a Maloo...

5 03-19-2017 11:18 PM
View ChrisForthofer's profile

Has anyone used ( before?

08-20-2010 05:44 PM by ChrisForthofer

I have seen them advertise in the back of several wood working magazines and ...

8 03-19-2017 06:01 PM
View RubberDuc's profile

Makeshift Kiln From A Parked Black Car In The Hot FL Sun (bugs, etc.)?

03-18-2017 06:34 PM by RubberDuc

Hey all, So I scored some gorgeous black walnut from another woodworker fo...

9 03-18-2017 08:51 PM
View Crickett's profile

A little weekly trivia: name that species?

03-18-2017 02:53 AM by Crickett

While we in the north desperately wait for wormer weather, let’s keep o...

8 03-18-2017 06:09 PM
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sap on ship lap wall

03-17-2017 02:12 PM by Carroll5186

Hi, First post, so I apologize if this is not the best spot to ask this qu...

1 03-17-2017 05:37 PM
View Maximal_dk's profile

Need help to transform the tree.

03-14-2017 03:07 PM by Maximal_dk

How can I get spring wood to disappear???!!I have tried with sulfuric acid. s...

15 03-17-2017 09:28 AM
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How Long Should My Air-Dried Slabs Be Inside Before Milling

03-14-2017 08:10 PM by Rmckee47

I have some 15” wide 8’ long pear wood slabs that have been air d...

8 03-16-2017 05:22 PM
View Bobmedic's profile

Sapwood and heartwood

03-15-2017 07:58 AM by Bobmedic

What are your opinions on keeping sapwood and heartwood in projects? Personal...

14 03-16-2017 05:13 PM
View Abn101mp's profile

Matching wood grain with minimal waste

03-13-2017 08:47 PM by Abn101mp

I am making a pair of night stands out of ash and have started to plane the b...

12 03-16-2017 12:19 AM
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Hickory substitute for handrails

03-14-2017 12:35 AM by Nartherner

A year ago, I replaced some carpeted stairs with hardwood hickory treads and ...

3 03-15-2017 08:37 PM

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