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Kiln for drying lumber?????

04-26-2018 02:30 PM by msinc

Does anyone out there use/own a kiln for drying lumber? Did you make it yours...

6 04-27-2018 01:20 PM
View wncguy's profile

wood price for me

04-20-2018 02:06 PM by wncguy

There have been some recent wood pricing posts, so thought I would share what...

13 04-27-2018 03:22 AM
View patcollins's profile

Cutting Cheap Paneling

02-07-2012 02:15 AM by patcollins

Well its not exactly wood, maybe something close to MDF. I cut off a 10 inch...

16 04-27-2018 01:24 AM
View hankerdwn's profile

Needing Hard Maple for Benchtop

04-26-2018 01:14 PM by hankerdwn

So here’s my delemia, I’m looking to purchase some quartersawn ma...

9 04-26-2018 07:42 PM
View flapjack's profile

Small Jointer, long timber

04-24-2018 01:04 PM by flapjack

Hi Guys, I have relatively small jointer (small shop) – the two beds...

10 04-25-2018 05:26 PM
View bgit's profile

Baseboard Touch-up

04-16-2018 12:55 PM by bgit

Hello everyone, I’m planning on touching up the stained baseboards i...

5 04-25-2018 02:37 AM
View CRAIGCLICK's profile

Talk About Mixed Feelings

04-20-2018 02:36 PM by CRAIGCLICK

One of my (many) hobbies is making good barbecue. I love firing up the pit a...

12 04-25-2018 02:33 AM
View Upstatefarmer's profile

Apple trees...what would you do?

04-02-2018 12:41 PM by Upstatefarmer

Hello folks,I’ve got a few larger apple trees on my property here in Ne...

30 04-25-2018 12:43 AM
View Jim Jakosh's profile

Pistachio wood in Casa Grande, Az

03-21-2013 04:36 AM by Jim Jakosh

I have been looking for a source of pistachio wood out here in Arizona for 2 ...

16 04-24-2018 12:32 PM
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04-20-2018 02:39 PM by PhilLight

I recently acquired about 100+ BF of very beautiful 6/4, kiln-dried hickory a...

24 04-23-2018 10:14 PM
View Cory's profile

Large burl on a tree on my property....what's it worth?

09-30-2010 03:57 PM by Cory

While scouting a hunting spot on my property, I saw this tree: I&#...

13 04-21-2018 05:00 PM
View Chad_B's profile

Storage help

04-21-2018 02:20 AM by Chad_B

Ok I’m in a bit of a pickle. I have a 12×16 shop that was here when we b...

2 04-21-2018 02:46 AM
View Rex4748's profile

Acacia - sturdiness?

04-20-2018 06:02 PM by Rex4748

I was going to make a desk out of a birch countertop from Home Depot, but Lum...

1 04-20-2018 06:56 PM
View 4eversunny's profile

Are these burls? and are they worth anything?

04-20-2018 12:48 PM by 4eversunny

Do you think they are better in slabs or turned as burls? Are they worth anyt...

3 04-20-2018 05:09 PM
View JTWoodworks's profile

Why did my 3/4" plywood bend??

04-19-2018 08:14 PM by JTWoodworks

I recently made a cabinet using 3/4” furniture grade walnut veneered pl...

19 04-20-2018 02:53 PM
View Mrowell's profile

Beech wood

04-06-2018 11:03 PM by Mrowell

I’m currently in the process of building a new shop and will be cutting down ...

13 04-19-2018 03:50 AM
View JustinTyme's profile

Removing Twist From a Live Edge Slab

10-12-2016 01:34 AM by JustinTyme

I am currently working with a live edge slab from a sweet gum tree. The whole...

15 04-18-2018 05:19 PM
View jtm's profile

Powderpost beetle problem

04-15-2018 05:20 PM by jtm

Hi All, I have a problem… I just grabbed a couple of pieces of hi...

6 04-18-2018 12:22 PM
View heartWoodwork's profile

Could you take a look at my wood?

04-16-2018 06:08 PM by heartWoodwork

Hi guys! I’ve lurked on here for a while admiring everyone’s w...

15 04-18-2018 11:27 AM
View WPWorkshop's profile

63 x 92? Oak? 9ply?

04-15-2018 06:20 PM by WPWorkshop

I found this 63×92 plywood in an old shack in NW Louisiana. Can anybody ...

11 04-17-2018 02:00 AM

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