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Heavy work

10-19-2017 01:20 PM by zoky4691

The time has come for a bench, a workbench.After my B & D Workmate 2000 a...

8 10-20-2017 01:47 PM
View Michael Sanders's profile

Thermo-treated ash

06-13-2013 10:05 PM by Michael Sanders

Has anybody ever worked with thermo-treated ash? Or any thermally modified l...

6 10-19-2017 05:11 PM
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06-23-2016 10:25 PM by jwmalone

I have two cedar boards rough cut 1 by 8. Thinking of making a child size ro...

1 10-18-2017 03:46 PM
View Senator's profile

Need help with materal list

10-14-2017 06:59 AM by Senator

Hello, all, Recently I’ve purchased DYI chicken coop plan with an in...

4 10-17-2017 06:28 AM
View karter56's profile

Who sells high quality PT lumber???

09-27-2014 06:34 PM by karter56

I am replacing the planking on my front porch and stairs. I replaced the sta...

15 10-16-2017 01:01 AM
View harum's profile

wood ID help

10-15-2017 12:50 AM by harum

Bought several short T&G flooring boards on a second-hand yard which I ha...

11 10-15-2017 09:03 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Another Lumber ID thread

10-10-2017 12:19 PM by JohnMcClure

Hi everyone,Neighbors cut a dead tree. Bark looked like oak or any of the com...

45 10-15-2017 06:34 PM
View corelz125's profile

Wood gloat

10-14-2017 12:04 AM by corelz125

Did some dumpster diving to rescue this from being trashed. Mix of te...

7 10-14-2017 11:25 PM
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Hurricane Harvey effect on wood prices

09-08-2017 08:12 PM by Mainiac Matt

This is becoming a predictable pattern, as where I work, we saw the same thin...

32 10-13-2017 08:06 PM
View Maineknivesbynelson's profile

Burl! Need help figuring out what wood I have here!

09-26-2017 12:44 PM by Maineknivesbynelson

Any help is greatly appreciated, a buddy gave me this log burl and wasn’...

11 10-12-2017 04:54 PM
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10-11-2017 01:12 PM by Furixe

Hi all, After seeing pictures online of vases and other woodworking projects ...

0 10-11-2017 01:12 PM
View HirscheBar's profile

Wood Identification Help

09-29-2017 09:41 PM by HirscheBar

Could anyone please help me identify this wood, one is along grain cut ot...

6 10-11-2017 12:08 AM
View LucasElef's profile

Are these different species of Southern Yellow Pine

10-09-2017 03:56 PM by LucasElef

I’ve been scouring my local big box stores to find good 2×12 south...

5 10-10-2017 12:28 AM
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Craigslist score

10-09-2017 12:58 AM by William Shelley

Hi guys. I just got home with a huge load of lumber. My van was at, or close ...

7 10-09-2017 02:13 AM
View Rob's profile

Importance of keeping wood stickered after its dry.

10-06-2017 12:04 PM by Rob

I was able to get my hands on 500 BF of 4/4 and 5/4 Cherry and it was sticker...

9 10-07-2017 12:08 PM
View 08k8's profile

Best method for controlling wood boring insects

09-19-2017 03:17 AM by 08k8

I’ve been reading up all of the great posts on this site about drying l...

19 10-05-2017 11:52 AM
View metroplexchl's profile

Need an orange colored wood for a project

10-03-2017 04:03 AM by metroplexchl

So I want to turn a segmented Halloween bowl for my parents who always enjoy ...

11 10-04-2017 04:09 AM
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impressed by Woodbees

06-09-2011 11:45 AM by LegendInMyOwnMind

Nature impresses me and woodbees impress me a lot. I’m living in SW ...

28 09-30-2017 01:07 PM
View AZWoody's profile

Fun lumber ID quiz #8

09-25-2017 10:24 PM by AZWoody

Here’s one that was from a branch that fell off a tree during some very...

170 09-29-2017 08:34 PM
View Srini's profile

Need help in identifying the wood

09-27-2017 09:27 PM by Srini

I got a small log from someone. After slicing it I was amazed at the grain pa...

10 09-29-2017 07:06 PM

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