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Wood species guide

23 days ago by Jimbo7

Can anyone recommend a comprehensive easy to use woodworkers species guide si...

5 22 days ago
View Thuzmund's profile

Can you help identify this wood?

69 days ago by Thuzmund

I snagged this log from a landscaper friend of mine. I cracked it open, and ...

12 22 days ago
View barringerwoodworks's profile

Literally Watching a Table Top Change Over the Course of a Few Hours.

22 days ago by barringerwoodworks

Just thought this might be interesting to some folks. I just brought home ...

3 22 days ago
View bowedcurly's profile

my dream come true

49 days ago by bowedcurly

had a neighbor give me a giant hard rock maple yesterday, I was driving by an...

11 22 days ago
View libraryman's profile

Adams Wood Products

35 days ago by libraryman

I am in the process of building a copy of Admiral Nelson’s chart table ...

1 22 days ago
View Bill White's profile

Question about ribbon oak?

24 days ago by Bill White

I have made a small box from what I have been told is “ribbon” oa...

3 23 days ago
View fazhou's profile

Hollowing out plain sawn wood. which side?

24 days ago by fazhou

Hello all, A quick question. I want to make a violin holding cradle out of a...

9 23 days ago
View Weol's profile

Looking for wood in ojlahoma.

23 days ago by Weol

Getting started with wood working and I am trying to find a good source of lu...

7 23 days ago
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Working with Maple

24 days ago by woodworkingdrew

I know its next to impossible to use one wood for every project, but I was wo...

12 23 days ago
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Choosing a Wood-Mizer sawmill

25 days ago by illusionfieldsfarm

I’ve been researching purchasing a personal sawmill and have decided on...

8 23 days ago
View jtm's profile

Is this the powder post beetle?!?!?!? Should I be concerned?

24 days ago by jtm

Hi all, I’m in the process of finishing cherry stair treads. As I wa...

24 23 days ago
View GMB on the beach's profile

three foot diameter butternut logs: How do I mill these?

602 days ago by GMB on the beach

We just salvaged about 1000 bf of butternut that was dying. Most of it is no...

9 24 days ago
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wood choice

24 days ago by woodworkingdrew

What is a common, popular, price efficient all around hardwood to use for gen...

3 24 days ago
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i want wood

29 days ago by lumberman00

can any body tell me were to get good hard wood in manitoba i can get some ok...

3 24 days ago
View Todd's profile

How many Poplar fans here?

29 days ago by Todd

For some reason I like Poplar…with just a clear coat. The greenish hue...

25 25 days ago
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Beaver Wood

26 days ago by freddy1962

For the last few days I was on the Mississippi River Islands, gatheri...

2 25 days ago
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any hints/tips on using Sassafras wood ??

606 days ago by ronbuhg

I bought some sassafras wood today to build a computer desk….could not...

21 26 days ago
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Reactions to wood species

28 days ago by DanielP

Negative reactions that is. I’m wondering how many LJ,s out there have ...

22 26 days ago
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Slabs in the NYC area

79 days ago by jimmyhopps

Can anyone recommend a few good slab dealers in the NYC area? I know of ML C...

13 26 days ago
View Dinger's profile

Walnut got really light in color...

39 days ago by Dinger

When I bought a large load of QSWO the mill gave me some walnut and cherry sl...

7 27 days ago

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