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SPALTED WOOD, what types have you seen?

08-04-2010 05:49 AM by RS Woodworks

I think that spalted wood can be some of the most interesting and nicest wood...

26 07-20-2016 08:38 PM
View NolaWood's profile

Reclaimed Heart Pine

07-18-2016 03:54 PM by NolaWood

Looking for an accurate appraisal of some wood I have, it’s 100+ years ...

5 07-20-2016 12:59 PM
View McFly's profile

Sanded some cherry color change

07-19-2016 12:27 AM by McFly

Had to down a cherry & maple panel a little further than I had intended a...

11 07-19-2016 05:00 PM
View banjobarry's profile

anybody know this wood?

07-18-2016 01:34 AM by banjobarry

Hi all, Can’t figure out what wood this is. I got the log in the spr...

15 07-19-2016 12:50 PM
View jwmalone's profile

can you name the pine

07-18-2016 03:50 PM by jwmalone

You guys are good at this lets play name that wood one more time....

5 07-19-2016 03:10 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Looking for sawyer NE FL.

07-18-2016 04:58 PM by rwe2156

1- 24” diameter sycamore log I want to 1/4 saw.1- 30” diameter ha...

1 07-19-2016 12:43 AM
View treesner's profile

Does Baltic berch get darker with age

07-18-2016 01:58 AM by treesner

Does Baltic berch get darker with age? I just made the box on the righ...

7 07-18-2016 07:29 PM
View jwmalone's profile

name that wood

07-18-2016 12:10 AM by jwmalone

This is a desk I am restoring for a customer (mothers boss lady)....

3 07-18-2016 01:20 AM
View JimYoung's profile

Mahogany internal stress?

07-07-2016 12:29 AM by JimYoung

Hi All, Today I picked up some 5/4 African Mahogany at the local mill. I&...

6 07-17-2016 12:24 AM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Searching for quilted maple

07-16-2016 03:13 PM by yellowtruck75

Anyone know of a source for 8/4 quilted maple? I am looking for roughly 225 ...

6 07-16-2016 10:58 PM
View bues0022's profile

Drying thick trunk slabs

11-12-2012 03:08 AM by bues0022

This weekend a buddy and I cut down a big burr oak on his land, ~40 inches di...

30 07-16-2016 03:50 PM
View AudibleVelvet's profile

Seeking advice on some cherry

07-15-2016 01:30 PM by AudibleVelvet

Hello all. Someone gave my dad this cherry and I became the steward of it. ...

4 07-15-2016 03:38 PM
View ajbeck's profile

Pear tree... now what? (Newbie request for advice)

07-11-2016 05:49 AM by ajbeck

My folks just cut down their pear tree. They were going to take it to there c...

4 07-14-2016 06:41 PM
View Plain's profile

Grow rings.

07-11-2016 09:47 PM by Plain

I noticed that much of the soft wood I used to see in Europe has relatively t...

4 07-13-2016 11:52 PM
View Juggler's profile

Ocean Cypress

07-10-2016 07:45 PM by Juggler

I have a friend that is pulling up some 200 year old cypress logs from the oc...

7 07-12-2016 05:53 PM
View Tom's profile

English walnut logs - drying time?

07-12-2016 03:34 AM by Tom

My brother in law trimmed an English Walnut tree and I got four logs that are...

1 07-12-2016 04:40 AM
View legalrodrigo's profile

Whats the difference between Common wood and Firewood?

07-11-2016 02:20 PM by legalrodrigo

I’m making a survival singleplayer first person action-rpg hybrid so i...

5 07-11-2016 04:33 PM
View jwmalone's profile

bradfore pare

07-09-2016 02:59 AM by jwmalone

hey guys just wondering about this downed tree a Bradford pair how ever you s...

7 07-11-2016 01:17 AM
View Scottinwv's profile

What wood for sleigh

07-10-2016 03:43 PM by Scottinwv

I was given an antique sleigh which is in very poor condition. The wood is b...

2 07-10-2016 08:55 PM
View Steve Cherry's profile

5/8 melamine

07-09-2016 10:06 PM by Steve Cherry

I’ve searched lumberjocks and found some directions to some good hardwo...

7 07-10-2016 04:07 PM

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