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View Buffalocreeksm's profile

Please help identify lumber

01-10-2018 07:46 PM by Buffalocreeksm

I have been running my mill for two years now and today was pulling wood from...

10 01-11-2018 01:36 AM
View americancanuck's profile

why is 8/4 lumber more expensive that 4/4

01-03-2018 02:11 PM by americancanuck

In a recent search for some rough 8/4 fir I was told that the price was $6.89...

26 01-09-2018 04:04 PM
View BoilerUp21's profile

Potential Beetle Issues??

01-09-2018 12:27 AM by BoilerUp21

So i purchased a bunch of red oak two weeks ago and am in the process of join...

4 01-09-2018 04:12 AM
View BryanFaz's profile

Wood ID

01-07-2018 06:50 AM by BryanFaz

I think this wood is curly maple. But I’m not sure about the green coloration...

20 01-09-2018 12:50 AM
View Knockonit's profile

Carob tree

01-07-2018 04:45 PM by Knockonit

Well looking for another nicely figured wood i did run across two really n...

8 01-08-2018 10:36 PM
View Knockonit's profile

Uh oh new banned wood list as of 1-2-18

01-07-2018 03:20 PM by Knockonit

Well, was reading in regards to new endangered list. http://www.wood-databas...

6 01-08-2018 03:12 AM
View mjheck's profile

drying black walnut

01-06-2018 05:12 PM by mjheck

I recently was given 2 nice chunks of black walnut, 14” diameter x 30&#...

13 01-07-2018 11:05 PM
View MrRon's profile

Clear pine in 2x4's

01-07-2018 06:24 PM by MrRon

Is it possible to find 2×4’s in clear pine or southern yellow pine...

4 01-07-2018 09:57 PM
View ChadRat6458's profile

What is this?

01-05-2018 03:27 PM by ChadRat6458

The metal shop bought a bunch of walnut. They had this mixed in with it. ...

10 01-07-2018 01:20 PM
View Spitfire1's profile

S4S lumber for cabinet doors.

01-06-2018 02:18 AM by Spitfire1

Hi all. Haven’t posted on here in awhile. In the midst of doing a basement Re...

2 01-06-2018 05:47 AM
View AZWoody's profile

Christmas/Birthday Present, 2nd load...

01-05-2018 12:38 AM by AZWoody

Here’s what came in today to the shop. There is another load and a h...

6 01-06-2018 12:10 AM
View Gabebell's profile

Is it antique heart pine?

01-05-2018 01:55 PM by Gabebell

Found the original wide plank wood floor in our 1880 colonial home underneath...

11 01-05-2018 04:28 PM
View Imakenicefirewood's profile

Bugs found in firewood

01-04-2018 05:10 PM by Imakenicefirewood

I was splitting up some of my firewood this week and found these not-so-l...

6 01-05-2018 04:07 AM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Premade Drawers

01-03-2018 02:34 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I am about to move and need to downsize/consolidate my tool stor...

3 01-05-2018 03:12 AM
View BB1's profile

Small holes in walnut -any concern?

01-02-2018 04:29 PM by BB1

I was given some walnut and one of the boards has a number of pinhead size sm...

16 01-04-2018 10:07 PM
View tjbisme's profile

Warped Plywood

12-20-2017 12:56 AM by tjbisme

Is there a way to fix warped plywood after it’s been painted? I made a stora...

8 01-04-2018 09:36 PM
View Davewhalley's profile

Wood identification

01-04-2018 03:59 PM by Davewhalley

Hi all, I’ve recently come across some nice red timber but I ha...

3 01-04-2018 08:25 PM
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01-04-2018 02:38 AM by msinc

While out running my dogs today I found two of the biggest persimmon trees I ...

14 01-04-2018 06:43 PM
View RenB's profile

Building my first crib

01-03-2018 10:36 PM by RenB

Hey everyone, this is my first post so please forgive me if I am either in th...

8 01-04-2018 07:07 AM
View kennyjoy's profile

Damaged wood. help.

12-29-2017 05:30 AM by kennyjoy

So im plaing on using this a as a mid century coffee table. But t...

15 01-04-2018 04:43 AM

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