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Unfinished Ash - Is this a watermark or a natural pattern?

08-13-2016 05:31 PM by prelm

Hi there. Yesterday I purchased a piece of ash below from someone who only...

8 08-24-2016 09:33 AM
View bigblockyeti's profile

The "White Oak" I just got from my sawyer

08-13-2016 09:34 PM by bigblockyeti

Got in a hurry and wasn’t paying attention to what we were loading up. ...

13 08-24-2016 07:18 AM
View DirtyMike's profile

Green rough cut oak questions

08-19-2016 08:14 PM by DirtyMike

hello all, I found a good cheap supply of rough cut 1×6x9 red and w...

6 08-24-2016 07:09 AM
View Jed89's profile

What species of wood old school house lumber in West Virginia

08-22-2016 05:56 PM by Jed89

Can anyone tell me what type of lumber this is

1 08-22-2016 10:15 PM
View brandongb's profile

ID this trim?

08-22-2016 05:57 PM by brandongb

First post, because my wife won’t let me make furniture until t...

3 08-22-2016 08:36 PM
View boab's profile

identify hardwood

08-16-2016 02:36 PM by boab

Hi Can anyone help me to identify some ;large pieces of hardwood if I send...

13 08-21-2016 12:08 PM
View Jason White's profile

Source for rough lumber in Los Angeles?

04-01-2013 06:14 PM by Jason White

I moved from Boston to Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley) about 1...

13 08-18-2016 10:53 PM
View GR8HUNTER's profile

WHY I NEED lumber rack

08-17-2016 08:45 PM by GR8HUNTER

I got a little luck …..all that wood for $40.00 was thin...

6 08-18-2016 02:50 PM
View shipwright's profile

What do you see in this live edge Oak?

08-07-2016 11:04 PM by shipwright

I was sorting through a large pile of odd pieces of wood I picked up about te...

27 08-17-2016 11:37 AM
View loiblb's profile

Unusual gift

08-17-2016 12:29 AM by loiblb

A piano repairman was in my shop today. He gave me some ebony piano keys ...

2 08-17-2016 12:38 AM
View Graem Lourens's profile

Let Pine 'season' in the sun for a while before finishing?

08-08-2016 08:29 AM by Graem Lourens

Hi Everybody. Very beginner woodworker here, so excuse the maybe strange q...

18 08-16-2016 11:23 AM
View GR8HUNTER's profile

help me please

08-15-2016 07:23 PM by GR8HUNTER

I am looking for ideas for a wood rack against a 2×4 shed wall with a l...

4 08-15-2016 09:52 PM
View shipwright's profile

BDFT, BF, or FBM? Which do you use? Is it regional?

08-06-2016 03:14 PM by shipwright

Ive been curious about this for a while but today while reading another post ...

43 08-14-2016 08:07 PM
View Flyingmonkey158's profile

Trying to Identify a log type.

08-08-2016 07:59 PM by Flyingmonkey158

I got this log the other day and am trying to identify what type of wood it i...

3 08-11-2016 05:13 PM
View DTrak's profile

purchasing wood by the board foot

08-05-2016 07:14 PM by DTrak

I am still relatively new to woodworking and have been looking online for my ...

25 08-11-2016 05:01 PM
View JayVek1972's profile

What type of plywood should I use for an outdoor holiday display?

08-11-2016 12:59 PM by JayVek1972

Hey Woodworking Guru’s, I made my first outdoor Christmas Nativity s...

8 08-11-2016 04:02 PM
View D_Allen's profile

Strength of 2x4 and 2x6

07-05-2011 03:41 AM by D_Allen

Got a question for you builders.I am desiging an awning off of my garage and ...

33 08-11-2016 03:15 PM
View Blackdogwooddesign's profile

What kind of wood is this???

08-10-2016 12:10 PM by Blackdogwooddesign

11 08-11-2016 12:16 PM
View ADHDan's profile

Veneered mdf for built-in cabinets?

08-10-2016 01:49 PM by ADHDan

I recently picked up six full sheets of walnut-veneered 1/2” mdf for ab...

8 08-11-2016 01:44 AM
View DirtyMike's profile

Sawmill up charging.

08-10-2016 07:20 PM by DirtyMike

How much would you say this lumber is a board foot? $3.50, right? It ...

4 08-10-2016 08:11 PM

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