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What do you look for when choosing wood?

09-27-2016 03:15 AM by skogie1

I usually look for dimensional trueness when I’m picking wood. In part...

6 09-27-2016 01:39 PM
View jschmitz1949's profile

Time req'd for spalting?

09-23-2016 03:51 AM by jschmitz1949

Question for the masses… Generally speaking, how long will it take f...

4 09-27-2016 02:40 AM
View ajhellman's profile

Looking for a Good Tight Grain Wood for Floating Shelf

09-26-2016 06:41 PM by ajhellman

Hello Folks, First time post here actually… I’m putting det...

9 09-27-2016 12:18 AM
View charmony's profile

need help with identification

09-21-2016 04:39 PM by charmony

Hello all. First post so I hope I’m doing this right. Anyway I foun...

6 09-26-2016 11:54 AM
View Nduetime's profile

Softwood and hardwood box

09-23-2016 11:35 PM by Nduetime

I know expansion and contraction rates vary from softwoods and hardwood. Look...

3 09-26-2016 10:50 AM
View Tom's profile

Cutting board wood

09-24-2016 03:05 AM by Tom

Christmas (it pains me to say that in September) is coming and it looks like ...

4 09-25-2016 03:08 PM
View maxhall's profile

Seal or not

09-22-2016 09:06 PM by maxhall

Hey guys just picked up this free maple on the side of the road. planning to ...

12 09-23-2016 07:34 PM
View simsim's profile

Panel Cap angle in wainscoting

06-14-2016 04:05 PM by simsim

I do basic work around house (honey do’s) but never really had to deal ...

5 09-23-2016 09:26 AM
View rbm328's profile

Baltic Birch Plywood ????

09-21-2016 01:36 AM by rbm328

I’m a real beginner when it comes to furniture making. I’ve noti...

16 09-23-2016 03:03 AM
View mahdee's profile

Curly maple prices.

09-12-2016 05:13 PM by mahdee

I am picking up some curly maple for about 2.75 B/F as an investment and for ...

33 09-23-2016 01:48 AM
View MaxBishop's profile

Baltic Birch - Midwest Suppliers

09-06-2016 05:59 PM by MaxBishop

Hello all, I’m not an old hand at woodworking yet so I’m feeli...

14 09-22-2016 02:47 AM
View muleskinner's profile

Working white ash.

06-04-2016 05:03 PM by muleskinner

A little binge buying yesterday. Went to get some cherry to continue on a ki...

17 09-22-2016 12:42 AM
View HickWillis's profile

Buying wood online - What is your experience?

08-26-2016 08:21 PM by HickWillis

I’m going to be building new shaker style cabinet doors for my kitchen ...

11 09-21-2016 06:23 PM
View jonlan's profile

Opinion on using edge-glued boards

09-19-2016 08:00 PM by jonlan

My wife has asked me to build a built-in around a set of windows we have upst...

2 09-19-2016 09:20 PM
View JPunt's profile

Need Help Identifying Exotic Hardwood

09-19-2016 04:11 PM by JPunt

I recently purchased this piece of wood from my local Woodcraft store. They h...

1 09-19-2016 04:45 PM
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09-18-2016 12:16 PM by pfleming

Not sure if there’s a forum out there for this already, but I didn̵...

3 09-19-2016 11:56 AM
View cabbie's profile

Deodar Cedar

06-02-2015 10:13 PM by cabbie

Need info/experience—Guys—I’ve got a chance to score some l...

20 09-18-2016 01:11 AM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Resawing Your Own Logs - Dealing With Termites & Other Bugs

05-07-2014 01:00 AM by HorizontalMike

The title pretty much sums up my concerns. While I have been WW for ~4yr I o...

42 09-17-2016 11:24 PM
View DerekJ's profile

Cross Grain Planing - Very Thin Piece?

08-19-2016 09:06 PM by DerekJ

I am making a walnut table top with sycamore accent pieces around the edge. B...

22 09-17-2016 05:44 PM
View treesner's profile

Bent laminant plywood

09-12-2016 05:21 AM by treesner

I was thinking about a table top that is strips of Baltic birch plywood cut 3...

9 09-17-2016 02:52 PM

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