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View ColonelTravis's profile

Outdoor finish for white oak Adirondack chairs?

07-20-2015 10:43 PM by ColonelTravis

Working on Adirondack chairs, I want something more substantial than the ceda...

12 07-21-2015 06:13 PM
View kmetzger's profile

What tree is this?

07-20-2015 07:29 PM by kmetzger

I live in central Mexico and I assume this tree branch fell off a truck becau...

2 07-20-2015 09:43 PM
View holsterguy's profile

qswo in my area

07-20-2015 02:04 AM by holsterguy

Hopefully you guys can help. Does anybody know of a sawmill that would have D...

2 07-20-2015 02:03 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Mailbox wood type

07-20-2015 12:51 AM by edwood1975

I’m hoping my fellow LJ’s can help me.. I want to make my own wal...

3 07-20-2015 02:57 AM
View Garrgamill's profile

was this a good deal

07-18-2015 04:01 AM by Garrgamill

hey this is my first post on here. i have been trolling around for a while a...

27 07-19-2015 10:08 PM
View ishelby's profile

Help! I would like to know the name of this detail.

07-16-2015 03:13 PM by ishelby

I just bought this home and I’m try to figure out what this detail arou...

10 07-19-2015 09:42 PM
View RichLagrand's profile

Avocado lumber?

07-19-2015 04:10 PM by RichLagrand

I have a request from a friend to make a cross from the branches of an avocad...

2 07-19-2015 08:11 PM
View onoitsmatt's profile

Saving Olive Wood

07-19-2015 01:40 PM by onoitsmatt

So about a year ago, I cut down a small olive tree in my front yard. It is a...

1 07-19-2015 02:22 PM
View Starfury's profile

Good place to buy lumber in SF Bay Area

07-17-2015 09:01 PM by Starfury

I’m in the SF Bay Area and I’m looking for places to get good lum...

4 07-18-2015 09:22 PM
View jeffswildwood's profile

Silver maple

07-16-2015 12:53 AM by jeffswildwood

Hi all, I have three silver maple trees laying in my yard now due to recent s...

12 07-18-2015 03:40 AM
View Jeff123's profile (online now)

Zebra wood

07-16-2015 11:19 PM by Jeff123

Guys a friend of mine just showed up with a piece of Zebra wood wanting a cou...

3 07-17-2015 03:21 PM
View TnTom's profile

24"long x 18" Dia Black Walnut How do I preserve it without making it into boards

07-15-2015 04:44 AM by TnTom

The electric co. cut down my walnut tree I told them to leave it 8’ lon...

16 07-17-2015 01:18 AM
View kevjett's profile

Milling and selling advise

07-14-2015 04:48 PM by kevjett

I have 5 trees I’m going to get cut down in my yard next week and need ...

10 07-16-2015 04:00 PM
View Michigander's profile

3 in 1 crib need source of wide cherry

07-15-2015 06:56 PM by Michigander

I am planning to build a 3 in 1 crib for my daughters first baby and am using...

3 07-15-2015 08:00 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Wood to mimic Juniper?

07-14-2015 06:30 PM by LiveEdge

I’ve picked up a juniper mantle for my fireplace and am working on what...

9 07-15-2015 01:21 AM
View mikevidal's profile

Any decent lumber yards near Decorah, Iowa?

07-14-2015 05:04 PM by mikevidal

I’ll be visiting Decorah this weekend. Does anybody know if there̵...

0 07-14-2015 05:04 PM
View Notw's profile

Wood ID Help

07-13-2015 12:43 AM by Notw

Does anyone know what kind of wood this is? I was thinking Maple at first bu...

7 07-14-2015 02:21 AM
View RPhillips's profile

Black Locust? Wood ID help...

07-12-2015 08:02 PM by RPhillips

Not sure what this is… it’s hard…heavy…and not eas...

17 07-14-2015 12:55 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Help me with my board hoarding!

07-07-2015 11:43 AM by rwe2156

I have a real problem discarding scraps. I usually do a burn pile ever cou...

37 07-13-2015 07:31 AM
View lumbajac_bcc's profile

Need help to ID this amazing wood

07-12-2015 09:08 PM by lumbajac_bcc

Helly Everyone,I need help figuring out what type of wood this is. Your help ...

3 07-12-2015 09:32 PM

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