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What do you see in this live edge Oak?

08-07-2016 11:04 PM by shipwright

I was sorting through a large pile of odd pieces of wood I picked up about te...

27 08-17-2016 11:37 AM
View loiblb's profile

Unusual gift

08-17-2016 12:29 AM by loiblb

A piano repairman was in my shop today. He gave me some ebony piano keys ...

2 08-17-2016 12:38 AM
View Graem Lourens's profile

Let Pine 'season' in the sun for a while before finishing?

08-08-2016 08:29 AM by Graem Lourens

Hi Everybody. Very beginner woodworker here, so excuse the maybe strange q...

18 08-16-2016 11:23 AM
View GR8HUNTER's profile

help me please

08-15-2016 07:23 PM by GR8HUNTER

I am looking for ideas for a wood rack against a 2×4 shed wall with a l...

4 08-15-2016 09:52 PM
View shipwright's profile

BDFT, BF, or FBM? Which do you use? Is it regional?

08-06-2016 03:14 PM by shipwright

Ive been curious about this for a while but today while reading another post ...

43 08-14-2016 08:07 PM
View Flyingmonkey158's profile

Trying to Identify a log type.

08-08-2016 07:59 PM by Flyingmonkey158

I got this log the other day and am trying to identify what type of wood it i...

3 08-11-2016 05:13 PM
View DTrak's profile

purchasing wood by the board foot

08-05-2016 07:14 PM by DTrak

I am still relatively new to woodworking and have been looking online for my ...

25 08-11-2016 05:01 PM
View JayVek1972's profile

What type of plywood should I use for an outdoor holiday display?

08-11-2016 12:59 PM by JayVek1972

Hey Woodworking Guru’s, I made my first outdoor Christmas Nativity s...

8 08-11-2016 04:02 PM
View D_Allen's profile

Strength of 2x4 and 2x6

07-05-2011 03:41 AM by D_Allen

Got a question for you builders.I am desiging an awning off of my garage and ...

33 08-11-2016 03:15 PM
View Blackdogwooddesign's profile

What kind of wood is this???

08-10-2016 12:10 PM by Blackdogwooddesign

11 08-11-2016 12:16 PM
View ADHDan's profile

Veneered mdf for built-in cabinets?

08-10-2016 01:49 PM by ADHDan

I recently picked up six full sheets of walnut-veneered 1/2” mdf for ab...

8 08-11-2016 01:44 AM
View DirtyMike's profile

Sawmill up charging.

08-10-2016 07:20 PM by DirtyMike

How much would you say this lumber is a board foot? $3.50, right? It ...

4 08-10-2016 08:11 PM
View KPW's profile

brazilian pepper tree

08-09-2016 06:53 PM by KPW

Has anyone out there ever built anything with brazilian pepper ?

1 08-10-2016 11:23 AM
View bayouwood's profile

HELP. I put boiled linseed oil on a cherry tabletop and left it in the sun to darken a bit...

07-08-2016 12:17 PM by bayouwood

and i forgot about it and there was some light rain overnight. It has a sligh...

13 08-10-2016 05:16 AM
View Dan Wolfgang's profile

I have opportunity to take down a black walnut tree, but don't know what I'm doing.

08-08-2016 12:27 AM by Dan Wolfgang

My wife has a friend with two walnut trees in their yard that they want gone....

16 08-10-2016 04:47 AM
View PatrickIrish's profile

Is This Mahogany?

07-22-2016 01:02 AM by PatrickIrish

I’m about to drive an hour away to pick up some reclaimed mahogany for ...

16 08-09-2016 07:36 PM
View drewm873's profile

Rough lumber goldmine?

08-08-2016 07:20 PM by drewm873

So, I was talking to a tree guy and told him I was into making furniture. He...

12 08-09-2016 04:26 PM
View Jeremymcon's profile

Tactics for buying lumber

08-05-2016 05:29 PM by Jeremymcon

I am a relatively new woodworker, and have recently completed my first major ...

21 08-08-2016 11:58 PM
View SaRoOl's profile

Augusta, GA a dead zone?

06-04-2012 12:09 AM by SaRoOl

I know this has been asked in the past, but the other posts were a bit old so...

25 08-08-2016 11:50 PM
View Hornnumb2's profile

Frame for stained glass

07-31-2016 01:51 AM by Hornnumb2

I want to build a frame for some stained glass windows, what species would be...

10 08-08-2016 08:04 PM

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