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Tiling with 'brazilian pecan', what would the 'real' species be?

01-28-2015 11:38 PM by altendky

I am working on tiling my bathroom and my wife picked out the white brazilian...

1 01-29-2015 04:57 AM
View Marcus's profile

Live edge or slab lumber in the Minneapolis MN area?

05-16-2013 12:02 PM by Marcus

Do any of my fellow tundra thumpers up here in MN have a good source for liv...

14 01-29-2015 01:51 AM
View Valeria's profile

What type of wood is this?

01-26-2015 02:13 PM by Valeria

I’m refinishing an old table. Can anyone identify what this wood is...

12 01-27-2015 10:58 PM
View jdogg17873's profile

Beetle Kill Blue Pine

01-26-2015 02:12 PM by jdogg17873

I’m looking to purchase some beetle kill pine- does anyone know a good...

2 01-27-2015 05:28 AM
View NoSpace's profile

Veneer from firewood question...

01-26-2015 10:04 PM by NoSpace

It occured to me while walking into the grocery store the other day and seein...

5 01-27-2015 05:17 AM
View ErikF's profile

American chestnut ID

01-25-2015 10:39 PM by ErikF

I’ve seen a few post on here about this wood but I thought I would post...

7 01-26-2015 04:11 PM
View gbinco's profile

Why is walnut ply so lightly colored?

01-24-2015 06:02 PM by gbinco

I’m relatively new to working and I’ve never used hardwood ply be...

7 01-25-2015 03:18 PM
View richjohn3333's profile

Ponderosa Pine Wood Slabs - Arizona

03-11-2014 01:37 AM by richjohn3333

If anyone lives in the Phoenix Metro area of Arizona, I have some wide Ponder...

3 01-25-2015 02:59 PM
View rustfever's profile

Please help idnetify this wood

01-24-2015 11:55 PM by rustfever

A local tree service dropped off a log, claiming it to be ‘Fruitless Pe...

5 01-25-2015 05:17 AM
View Rick M.'s profile

This arrived on my birthday

01-24-2015 09:48 PM by Rick M.

A fellow LJ who I will not name so they are not besieged with requests (They ...

7 01-25-2015 04:39 AM
View texretvet's profile

Made some mesquite lumber

01-24-2015 06:12 PM by texretvet

The first 2 pics are some mesquite lumber that I finished up last night. The ...

2 01-25-2015 01:57 AM
View christner's profile

Best way to cut old, very hard barn wood

11-18-2014 03:03 PM by christner

Hello all, new to the site! I have lots of questions but my first one deals i...

17 01-23-2015 06:46 PM
View VADesigner's profile

Black Locust

01-22-2015 07:08 PM by VADesigner

I’m looking for a supplier of Black Locust in the Shenandoah Valley of ...

5 01-23-2015 05:22 PM
View fitzhugh's profile

Powderpost beetle holes in pieces for benchtop... can I salvage?

01-22-2015 03:05 AM by fitzhugh

I just realized, years late, that the holes in the boards for my not yet fini...

11 01-23-2015 01:44 PM
View Furnitude's profile

Roasted maple -- information on process

08-02-2013 02:16 PM by Furnitude

I just discovered roasted maple thanks to a mention in Fine Woodworking. Doe...

34 01-22-2015 10:59 PM
View woodworker33's profile

Sourcing 1/4" thick hardwood

01-17-2015 06:04 AM by woodworker33

Does anyone have a recommended source to get walnut, maple and oak hardwood i...

10 01-22-2015 06:10 AM
View Mykos's profile

Woodwork and lumber in Nicaragua

01-19-2015 04:32 PM by Mykos

I’m currently on holiday in Nicaragua. Today while walking around Masay...

5 01-21-2015 08:26 PM
View Notw's profile

What kind of wood is this?

01-20-2015 02:22 AM by Notw

Can anyone identify this wood? I was thinking an African mahogany but I’...

11 01-21-2015 11:40 AM
View John_G's profile

What species stair tread

01-20-2015 08:21 PM by John_G

Trying to figure out what the stair treads are made from. House was buil...

5 01-21-2015 02:46 AM
View PeteMenc's profile

Arizona Ash - free

01-20-2015 12:37 AM by PeteMenc

Friend in central Phoenix (AZ) (7th St & Bethany H) has an old Az Ash tha...

1 01-20-2015 01:09 AM

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