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Wood hoarder

02-25-2017 10:12 PM by JKMDETAIL

I am a woodworker and I have a problem. I collect wood. It is becoming a pro...

24 02-27-2017 04:44 PM
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Attaching veneer to plywood

02-27-2017 12:06 AM by AZWoody

I have a lot of pieces of eucalyptus and cottonwood that dried very wavy and ...

5 02-27-2017 02:56 PM
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Veneers, where do you get them?

02-26-2017 07:27 PM by bondogaposis

I have an upcoming project that will require some veneering. Where are the b...

7 02-26-2017 09:08 PM
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Does time of year when a tree is cut affect its lumber's stability?

02-26-2017 12:46 AM by marc_rosen

Hey Gang,Regardless of how lumber is dried- kiln dried or air dried- will it ...

4 02-26-2017 12:32 PM
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Cherry that's been sitting around

02-26-2017 12:12 AM by Halman

Hi all, I have been approached by an individual that has some cherry that ...

6 02-26-2017 04:31 AM
View Sydla's profile

Joining boards end to end.......

01-23-2017 09:16 PM by Sydla

I am currently working on a shiplap wall project for my wife. I plan on rout...

16 02-24-2017 11:33 PM
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Plywood choice - will get painted

02-24-2017 03:19 PM by christherookie

My wife has a project for me to create a daybed for a spare bedroom. She wan...

6 02-24-2017 10:48 PM
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Another what is it wood?. . . . . Locust?

02-21-2017 04:03 PM by bigblockyeti

I have only end grain and bark from this ~5” diameter branch or small t...

8 02-24-2017 02:08 AM
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02-20-2017 09:26 PM by mike123789

Hi Guys, Quick question. I am making end grain cutting boards. I am taking...

10 02-23-2017 01:41 AM
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Plywood source in Utah

02-22-2017 02:49 PM by Forro

Hey, any fellow woodworkers in Utah that know of a good source for quality pl...

1 02-22-2017 07:14 PM
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where to find 5/4 x 8" x 10 cedar

02-22-2017 02:49 PM by RoughWoodworker

Any ideas where to find 5/4×8” x 10 (or any length for that matter...

3 02-22-2017 04:04 PM
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Spiraled Elm - Is it even remotely stable?

02-21-2017 08:24 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

So my father-in-law pulled aside a large elm log from a job site and asked if...

4 02-21-2017 11:27 PM
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Bowling Alley Pine & Maple PLANE-ABLE?

12-31-2012 01:02 AM by NyTxTrialAtty

Hello fellow LJs. I have decided to pry apart the 8 sections of bowling alley...

16 02-21-2017 09:56 PM
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02-21-2017 06:05 PM by 52areaguard

Hi, I am currently active duty which is why I am asking this question and I a...

5 02-21-2017 08:00 PM
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Big cookies

02-14-2017 04:39 AM by PJwood

I wanted to make cookies from a 22” branch of maple. I am familiar Gene...

3 02-21-2017 05:33 PM
View contento's profile

Beautiful burl - need some insight

02-21-2017 04:29 PM by contento

I picked up this beauty yesterday, and I’m trying to decide what it is ...

4 02-21-2017 04:48 PM
View Mike Turner's profile

Drying Cherry Limb

02-19-2017 07:36 PM by Mike Turner

I found a wild cherry limb while walking.It had a nice twist in it like some ...

2 02-21-2017 09:01 AM
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01-31-2017 12:23 AM by johnhutchinson

I saw this today and immediately added it to my to-NOT-do list. I think it...

60 02-20-2017 03:22 AM
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What kind of wood do you think this is?

02-17-2017 11:52 PM by ravensrock

This is the left arm of a porch swing. I had someone ask if I could make a m...

12 02-19-2017 02:49 PM
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Buyer for Large Whole Maple Burl

02-13-2017 02:08 PM by jenyf1r

I’m looking to buy a large whole maple burl with good figure – at least...

2 02-18-2017 04:59 PM

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