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Requesting help identifying wood

12-02-2015 03:38 PM by JeepGuy

Hello everyone. I’m beginning to refinish this gun stock. It is for a P...

13 12-03-2015 02:47 PM
View Ian Elliott's profile

fence posts

12-01-2015 05:51 PM by Ian Elliott

So I’ve heard all the stories about the old timers using motor oil to t...

15 12-02-2015 04:27 PM
View sophiasieber's profile

Are we breathing toxic woodsmoke?

11-21-2015 04:01 AM by sophiasieber

My father in-law has been bringing in truckloads of scraps that he got fr...

22 12-02-2015 05:36 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Any ideas for this newly cut cedar?

11-30-2015 03:01 PM by toddbeaulieu

Hello, My in-laws asked me to clean up their woodline a bit and I grabbed ...

9 12-02-2015 03:41 AM
View TheGreatJon's profile

Wood Gloat

11-30-2015 10:13 PM by TheGreatJon

This post probably doesn’t add a lot of value to the site, but my wife ...

10 12-01-2015 11:18 PM
View abehil's profile

Is cutting wet lumber smaller better for drying

09-10-2015 06:59 PM by abehil

Question 1: For the purposes of making occasional patio tables, If I cut ceda...

18 12-01-2015 05:50 PM
View Dawn1313's profile

Glidden Trim, Door & Furniture Paint w/Gel Technology

12-01-2015 06:00 AM by Dawn1313

The color Rich Navy has been discontinued and I am really looking for this co...

4 12-01-2015 10:44 AM
View jdh122's profile

wood identification - is this beech

11-29-2015 06:34 PM by jdh122

I’m always on the lookout for trees I can use for green chairmaking, an...

8 11-30-2015 02:11 PM
View DruBokkens's profile

Looking for Hickory in Ogden UT

11-28-2015 08:16 PM by DruBokkens

Does anyone know any honest lumber stores where I can get hickory in Ogden UT...

1 11-30-2015 06:29 AM
View Ebro's profile

Help identifying wood

11-16-2015 02:18 AM by Ebro

I’ve been calling this mahogany but I’m actually not sure what it...

9 11-29-2015 09:37 PM
View bonesbr549's profile

Man my Lumber Pile getting low. How's yours?

11-28-2015 01:36 PM by bonesbr549

Man, this is the lowest my lumber pile has been in ten years. I was spoiled...

2 11-28-2015 03:28 PM
View SAV's profile

Wood bow dilema

11-27-2015 12:27 PM by SAV

Good day, I have 4 pieces of red oak thats 20 years old from a customer tha...

5 11-28-2015 01:04 AM
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11-27-2015 04:00 PM by Nilmereth

Hi guys, I am currently working on a project and I need to decide whether to ...

1 11-27-2015 08:01 PM
View jonk1984's profile

Help IDing wood from a table

11-26-2015 02:02 AM by jonk1984

A friend up mine gave me a desk with a really ugly looking coat of paint. The...

6 11-27-2015 06:45 PM
View RyanRipCut's profile

How Does One Tell If Selected Redwood Is Old Growth Or Not?

11-25-2015 05:40 PM by RyanRipCut

I have been working with redwood for a few months now and feel as tho...

10 11-26-2015 10:58 AM
View barecycles's profile

Wood Type?

11-25-2015 12:59 PM by barecycles

I scavenged a table from the side of the road that I’ve cut up for some...

4 11-26-2015 07:38 AM
View dbockel2's profile

Lumber--from tree to workshop question

11-24-2015 09:26 PM by dbockel2

I imagine this is a not-uncommon question and there are probably forum thread...

14 11-26-2015 04:09 AM
View Ty's profile

Working with Aleppo Pine

04-21-2014 04:44 AM by Ty

I recently found a local saw mill in Phoenix that was started by two retired ...

10 11-25-2015 05:07 PM
View Chris's profile

Looking a large quality chunk of Persimmon

11-24-2015 02:14 AM by Chris

In search of a couple of pieces of quality Persimmon measuring 5×5x6R...

1 11-24-2015 12:42 PM
View UGAfan21's profile

Austin, TX

11-23-2015 08:09 PM by UGAfan21

Im heading to Austin for thanksgiving. I will be there all weekend. Does anyo...

3 11-23-2015 11:52 PM

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