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Books on Lumber

08-09-2017 03:37 AM by vintagecraftsman

Hello again everyone. I recently have been fortunate enough to meet someone ...

3 08-09-2017 05:14 AM
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08-07-2017 11:10 AM by woodyhawk

Anyone know where I can purchase single sheets of plastic laminate (Formica)....

11 08-08-2017 11:00 PM
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Sterilizing wood in home oven

08-08-2017 01:17 AM by Ocelot

I’m sure I’ve read on LJ before but I can’t find it.What te...

11 08-08-2017 11:33 AM
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sealing the buried part of posts with tar?

08-05-2010 12:16 AM by Tim_456

i’m building a wooden screen for some privacy around my deck. Part of ...

31 08-07-2017 07:51 PM
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Have Burl - now what?

08-07-2017 05:45 PM by mmcc73

My dad gave me this burl that he lopped off a downed sugar maple tree: htt...

1 08-07-2017 06:17 PM
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What type of wood?

08-05-2017 05:55 PM by patcollins

Several years ago we got some Stanley industrial cabinets at work and they we...

11 08-06-2017 05:00 PM
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Making your own finger-jointed stock?

08-02-2017 08:28 PM by William Shelley

Recently, I milled out some simple picture frame stock for framing my girlfri...

4 08-03-2017 09:29 PM
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08-02-2017 10:15 PM by DMiller

Over the last half year I have had the privilege to use Olivewood, however, i...

2 08-03-2017 08:56 AM
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How to stabilize wood.

08-02-2017 02:04 PM by agallant

Is there any way to stabilize or at least minimize the amount it expands and ...

1 08-02-2017 02:39 PM
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Small crabapple tree comming down

08-02-2017 02:15 AM by B4B

We have to replace our septic, and the new location will require us to cut do...

3 08-02-2017 10:48 AM
View David's profile

Bradford Pear

08-01-2017 06:57 PM by David

Hi, Is Bradford Pear safe for food and making kitchen utensils? Thanks

5 08-01-2017 07:41 PM
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most common wood used for Craftsman style furniture

07-30-2017 02:59 AM by metroplexchl

I’m new and learning about historical woodworking, but I haven’t ...

13 08-01-2017 12:46 AM
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Why I don't go to Lowes

06-26-2017 05:42 PM by rwe2156

I took something back to Lowes my wife bought and was reminded why I never go...

89 07-31-2017 08:58 PM
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How to properly store wood

07-27-2017 03:20 AM by metroplexchl

Hi there, I’m new here and am building a woodworking area on my soon-to...

27 07-31-2017 12:01 AM
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Blackjack Oak?

04-24-2017 01:02 PM by Gardener

Newbie here. I have a question: I recently cut and split a bit of Blackjack O...

13 07-30-2017 10:20 PM
View Werd62's profile

Need help with Wood ID

07-30-2017 04:17 AM by Werd62

Does anyone know what type of Wood this is?

17 07-30-2017 08:03 PM
View skidiot's profile

wood bleach for spalted wood

07-30-2017 01:43 AM by skidiot

Hi,I got a dead fall white oak from a neighbor for free. I have quarter sawe...

1 07-30-2017 03:48 PM
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I have 9+ foot rough oak boards. What do I do with them?

07-28-2017 05:05 PM by mdburnem

I have been reading on this and other forums for many weeks on HOW to process...

25 07-30-2017 02:47 PM
View Damo72's profile

Needing advise for wood with high temperature rating

07-30-2017 04:17 AM by Damo72

I’m after any advice for what would be the best type of wood to use to ...

6 07-30-2017 02:13 PM
View ChucklesP3's profile

What type of wood is this?

07-26-2017 12:59 PM by ChucklesP3

Good Evening, Can anyone tell what kind of wood this is? The guy at th...

12 07-29-2017 01:54 PM

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