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Free Wood! ... Innovative recycling idea

01-01-2017 02:38 PM by shipwright

Not only that but it seems to be worth the time and effort. Of course not eve...

18 01-03-2017 07:21 PM
View Daddyswoodshop's profile

Fancy pallet wood

01-01-2017 04:38 PM by Daddyswoodshop

So let me start by saying I’m usually not a pallet hoarder. But my budd...

7 01-01-2017 09:39 PM
View Richard 's profile

thorny rose bushes anybody ever turned the wood.

07-27-2010 02:57 AM by Richard

I came across some rose bushes that must of been growing for the last 70 plus...

8 01-01-2017 03:56 PM
View Carol's profile

bow down the length of pine when ripping on my tablesaw

12-30-2016 08:21 PM by Carol

i’ve seen this issue online, have had friends say the same thing happen...

18 01-01-2017 02:05 PM
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Official Wood Swap Thread

12-21-2016 05:17 PM by ki7hy

Good day! It has become apparent that many of us would like to participate in...

32 12-31-2016 01:56 AM
View austin350s10's profile

Looking for a gem in Michigan

12-30-2016 05:49 PM by austin350s10

Hello, I’m new to this site. I’m also pretty new to woodworking....

7 12-30-2016 09:36 PM
View Fiddy's profile

Dimensioning Lumber - Can I plane through thickness last?

12-29-2016 12:56 PM by Fiddy

Hey Guys, assuming this is okay – looking for someone with experience t...

4 12-29-2016 07:17 PM
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Central Alabama Rough Cut Lumber

12-29-2016 03:18 PM by OX1574

I am new to woodworking and would love to know of a place in the central/Birm...

2 12-29-2016 05:20 PM
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Help identifying a matching grain

12-05-2016 01:59 PM by danjhiggi

I’m trying to repair a snooker table. I’ve been to a couple of ha...

13 12-28-2016 12:28 AM
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Surface Checking on White Oak - When to worry?

12-22-2016 07:06 PM by avsmusic1

Hoping some of the air drying folks can chime in a potential problem I’...

10 12-27-2016 01:16 AM
View Eric S.'s profile

Amazing find

12-23-2016 08:06 PM by Eric S.

I hit the lumber yard today, and came across this piece of cocobolo. I paid a...

3 12-24-2016 02:30 AM
View Sspain's profile

Chicagoland Cheapest Lumber Yards

12-19-2016 01:58 PM by Sspain

Hi all! I’m a college student and new to woodworking. Looking to get...

7 12-23-2016 04:23 PM
View mikie68's profile

im new i dont know what to do

12-16-2016 06:30 PM by mikie68

i got one black walnut tree mostly cut it is amazing, was wondering who or ho...

6 12-23-2016 12:32 AM
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Wood coasters

12-21-2016 08:34 PM by DevinR

I made these coasters from a tree in my back yard. Any idea what wood this is...

4 12-23-2016 12:27 AM
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How common is it to reuse wood from old furniture in new projects?

12-22-2016 04:04 AM by RubberDuc

Hey everyone, I was googling forever but kept coming up with sites that repur...

14 12-22-2016 05:56 PM
View Ooga's profile

Just getting started

12-18-2016 04:23 PM by Ooga

Alright fellas, first let me apologize if this is in the wrong area. I am ext...

2 12-22-2016 05:30 PM
View Cricket's profile

How Often Do You Use Reclaimed Materials For Projects?

12-05-2016 10:06 PM by Cricket

How often do you use reclaimed materials for your woodworking projects? ...

49 12-21-2016 04:27 AM
View Steeds wood working's profile

Purple Heart

12-19-2016 04:45 PM by Steeds wood working

When I cut into my Purple Heart it’s more of a dark brown color. Has an...

5 12-19-2016 06:56 PM
View Texan_Carpenter's profile

Tips when buying lumber to know rough prices

12-18-2016 03:49 PM by Texan_Carpenter

Hi all, I am doing some coasters for Xmas presents and I needed walnut and...

9 12-19-2016 04:38 PM
View Dustin's profile

Spalting Ash?

12-13-2016 02:04 PM by Dustin

Hey, Thought I’d post this today after some experimentation (I’ll...

4 12-18-2016 12:06 AM

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