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View Detailmillwork's profile

Shop closing

04-25-2017 02:09 PM by Detailmillwork

After more than 40 years in business, Detail Millwork in Waltham, MA is closi...

3 04-25-2017 04:45 PM
View Gardener's profile

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...

9 04-25-2017 01:02 PM
View Kelly's profile

Where Does This Gloat Fit?

04-22-2017 05:06 AM by Kelly

Okay, this isn’t about wood, so I couldn’t figure out which forum...

17 04-25-2017 12:21 PM
View surayabay's profile

Looking for some "Ultra-Deck" "Quickcap" advice, comments!

03-22-2014 06:47 PM by surayabay

I know that “Ultra-Deck” product, “Quickcap”, is of c...

3 04-25-2017 10:49 AM
View TungOil's profile

What are they using as an adhesive in Baltic Birch ply?

04-24-2017 03:03 AM by TungOil

What ever they are using to bond Baltic Birch plywood together is tougher tha...

2 04-24-2017 11:24 AM
View jtm's profile

Is this birch or cherry?

04-22-2017 08:05 PM by jtm

Hi all, I just got back from the hardwood dealer this morning and rough mi...

7 04-23-2017 12:18 AM
View bkap's profile

Over-stocked on Claro and Bastogne Walnut.

04-21-2017 03:24 PM by bkap

Health has forced me to offer my lumber to other woodworkers. Most of it i...

5 04-22-2017 04:57 PM
View Eac67gt's profile

Identifying Wood

04-20-2017 12:34 PM by Eac67gt

Hi Everyone,I’m looking for suggestions on a book or books on identifyi...

8 04-22-2017 02:03 AM
View Scott C.'s profile

Ebony accents from turning blanks

04-18-2017 12:44 AM by Scott C.

Are there any reasons using waxed ebony turning blanks would be a bad idea fo...

2 04-20-2017 09:35 PM
View MHW's profile

Bamboo outside decking?

04-19-2017 03:19 PM by MHW

Do you know anything about whether there exists bamboo outdoor decking? If s...

3 04-20-2017 01:42 AM
View JKMDETAIL's profile

Wood hoarder

02-25-2017 10:12 PM by JKMDETAIL

I am a woodworker and I have a problem. I collect wood. It is becoming a pro...

35 04-19-2017 11:00 PM
View Pipertom's profile

Can I proceed?

04-18-2017 10:58 PM by Pipertom

I have air-dried black walnut planks that were stickered and stored in my gar...

9 04-19-2017 09:19 PM
View JDJ's profile

Best wood for beginner?

06-07-2011 12:11 AM by JDJ

I’m a new woodworker and I plan to build a lot of small furniture type ...

29 04-19-2017 04:11 PM
View ErikF's profile

Sycamore Allergy?

08-27-2012 01:29 PM by ErikF

It’s 6:30 a.m. and I am sitting on my couch with my left eye partially ...

31 04-18-2017 03:01 PM
View MHW's profile

Replace deck boards. Nail or screw?

04-14-2017 05:25 PM by MHW

I want to replace the deck boards. The current deck boards are adhered with n...

11 04-17-2017 12:45 AM
View BillyDoubleU's profile

Wood ID, Mahogany?

04-15-2017 06:16 PM by BillyDoubleU

Just scored these. All around 4-6”x~10”x2-3”. Gal thinks...

6 04-16-2017 09:50 PM
View thechipcarver's profile

How much is Tupelo wood per BF and where can I buy it in the midwest (Indiana)?

04-15-2017 11:36 AM by thechipcarver

I travel to a lot carving shows in Indiana and Ohio. This last show I went t...

2 04-16-2017 12:00 AM
View jacarn1's profile

Branding/stamping wood projects?

04-14-2017 01:55 AM by jacarn1

Not sure if I have this in the right place but I’m wondering if there i...

13 04-15-2017 01:41 PM
View Jimintomahawak's profile

Melamine boards. Dumb question???

04-14-2017 01:39 AM by Jimintomahawak

Are melamine boards the shelf material like the Rubbermaid version at the Ora...

6 04-14-2017 03:24 PM
View Luthierman's profile

Grain orientation when laminating boards

04-14-2017 02:47 PM by Luthierman

What way would you guys orient growth rings if having to glue long boards tog...

1 04-14-2017 03:01 PM

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