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Identifying wood

11-06-2016 05:59 PM by Flyingmonkey158

I recently picked up a thick round of wood and have cut it into a couple diff...

6 11-06-2016 11:13 PM
View Absolution's profile

What kind of woods are these?

11-04-2016 03:13 AM by Absolution

Hi Folks, It seems I’m at it again. I’ve found some lumber...

6 11-06-2016 12:22 PM
View paratrooper34's profile

Spalted Apple?

11-05-2016 11:28 PM by paratrooper34

Hey All, A few months ago, I picked up a bunch of applewood, cut in firewo...

7 11-06-2016 04:46 AM
View Ben's profile

Buying lumber sight unseen?

11-05-2016 02:34 PM by Ben

I want to build myself a hard Maple workbench. Local place charges $7.75/BF f...

8 11-05-2016 08:13 PM
View Ted78's profile

First commissioned piece

11-02-2016 07:18 PM by Ted78

So a friend of mine has commissioned me to make a stand to hold some for the ...

8 11-05-2016 02:55 AM
View helluvawreck's profile

I need a source for 1/16" birch plywood

02-17-2015 04:51 PM by helluvawreck

I have found a good wholesale source for 1/8” and 1/4” birch plyw...

15 11-03-2016 06:32 AM
View wally1947's profile

looking for supplier for either wood, brass or copper filigree

11-02-2016 12:48 PM by wally1947

building a large entertainment unit for new house. There will be a place to p...

0 11-02-2016 12:48 PM
View eddie's profile

Just wondering

10-29-2016 05:56 PM by eddie

Here is a couple pics of some walnut , with some sap wood blended on the e...

25 11-02-2016 11:51 AM
View Dark_Lightning's profile

Maple Sticks Gloat

10-11-2016 11:16 PM by Dark_Lightning

Stopped by the local Restore to see what they may have in the way of wood to ...

10 11-01-2016 10:45 PM
View Clobby's profile

Resawing oak 4x4 question

10-31-2016 03:48 PM by Clobby

I get basically an unlimited supply of oak 4×4, 2×4, etc. The 4...

8 10-31-2016 10:35 PM
View holsterguy's profile

Help with choosing an accent wood

10-31-2016 12:58 AM by holsterguy

I’m getting ready to start a roubo style workbench. I’ll be using...

3 10-31-2016 03:35 PM
View Jacquelyn Smith's profile

How to market my wood slabs

10-23-2016 11:01 PM by Jacquelyn Smith

Hello all,I have a few large Parota slabs that I would like to sell and I...

11 10-30-2016 11:07 PM
View hhair's profile

Any ideas of type of wood

10-25-2016 08:10 PM by hhair

I am tearing down a very old house early 1900’s or earlier. We are goin...

20 10-28-2016 04:41 PM
View Marn64's profile

This may be a blog in the making....

10-26-2016 10:12 PM by Marn64

So about a week ago I told you all that I was making a classical guitar. Well...

0 10-26-2016 10:12 PM
View hackery's profile

Metal inside plywood (between layers)

10-25-2016 09:10 PM by hackery

Hi All I am fairly new to woodworking been doing it for last 3 years or so...

9 10-26-2016 04:52 PM
View Doc911's profile

Can I use Western Red Cedar in place of Spanish Cedar

09-26-2016 01:37 PM by Doc911

Greetings; A quick question to all in the know… I am thinking of ...

27 10-26-2016 12:09 PM
View tealetm's profile

Used Mahogany Decking

10-25-2016 05:33 PM by tealetm

I’ve stumbled upon about 100bdft of used mahogany decking for dirt chea...

2 10-26-2016 05:43 AM
View banjobarry's profile

anybody know this wood?

07-18-2016 01:34 AM by banjobarry

Hi all, Can’t figure out what wood this is. I got the log in the spr...

18 10-26-2016 02:17 AM
View Allwoodsmatter's profile

Black walnut slab stability

10-25-2016 08:18 PM by Allwoodsmatter

I was recently commissioned to make two replicas of a coffee table that a cus...

3 10-26-2016 02:06 AM
View myxology's profile

Western Red Cedar - Finishing

10-23-2016 03:09 PM by myxology

Getting close to finishing my first table. It’s made out of Western Red...

6 10-24-2016 05:33 AM

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