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Is this Western Red Cedar

01-28-2017 09:46 AM by SpottedGum

So I ended up with some cedar 140mm x 30mm x about 40 lin m today. They came ...

19 01-30-2017 09:50 AM
View alittleoff's profile

Sassafras and oak headboard?

01-29-2017 01:06 AM by alittleoff

I’m building a new bed out of oak and black walnut trim. While looking ...

3 01-29-2017 11:58 PM
View jma_in_ca's profile

Cracked ends

01-29-2017 02:54 PM by jma_in_ca

I’m working on a project that involves 2 blocks of 3” thick popla...

2 01-29-2017 04:09 PM
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01-22-2017 10:43 PM by tennishoe

iam looking for a manufacture of 3/32 dowels

23 01-28-2017 10:47 PM
View Pilquin's profile

Can anyone identify this hardwood please?

01-26-2017 05:07 PM by Pilquin

Hi I recently bought a beam for a mantle over my log burner. i was told it wa...

17 01-28-2017 10:04 PM
View Carloz's profile

Butcheblock or not butherblock?

01-27-2017 10:59 PM by Carloz

This seems to be an eternal question. I think I am capable of cutting and tri...

7 01-28-2017 05:03 AM
View TObenhuber's profile

Best prices and lumber yards Alexandria, VA

01-17-2017 02:29 AM by TObenhuber

Looking for help. I am new to shopping at lumber yards and lumber distribu...

23 01-27-2017 02:21 PM
View Steve's profile

Milling rough Western Red Cedar.

01-23-2017 04:06 AM by Steve

Have a lift of Western Red Cedar in my shop that is really in the way, I purc...

5 01-26-2017 02:48 AM
View Matt Vredenburg's profile

Sourcing quilted poplar bowl blanks

01-18-2017 05:02 PM by Matt Vredenburg

I want to locate some quilted poplar bowl blanks and living in Arizona; I don...

1 01-26-2017 01:53 AM
View Kurt T. Kneller's profile

Milling Lumber - Need Some Advice - Thickness to Buy

01-25-2017 01:34 AM by Kurt T. Kneller

Hi All,I am planning to build the hanging tool cabinet by Mike P. from FWW.I ...

7 01-25-2017 06:42 PM
View KnottyMan's profile

Best way to finish/seal barn beams

01-02-2017 02:54 PM by KnottyMan

I bought some barn beams that I am using to make a bed frame. What is the be...

4 01-23-2017 11:53 PM
View jbay's profile (online now)

Gluing down Ipe decking?

01-20-2017 09:45 PM by jbay

I have a contractor that wants to glue down Ipe decking over linoleum.First I...

22 01-23-2017 06:08 AM
View ShaunMeighan's profile

Food safe pallet wood?

01-22-2017 09:23 PM by ShaunMeighan

Hi all, just wondering if anyone had any input on this topic. I have a bunch ...

5 01-23-2017 01:39 AM
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01-21-2017 12:57 PM by Vladimir Simendic

Since this is my first question in LumberJocks Forum,I have to say this is qu...

7 01-21-2017 09:57 PM
View Mcpowell's profile

Reducing the twist on my walnut lumber

01-14-2017 10:05 PM by Mcpowell

I have 3 live edge walnut boards which have been drying for about a year in m...

11 01-21-2017 01:39 AM
View nickfab's profile

Wood-Plastic composites history

01-20-2017 09:15 PM by nickfab

Hey guys, Has anyone used a wood-plastic composite for anything other than...

3 01-20-2017 11:32 PM
View Peccy's profile

Looking for ANY hardwood in Southern Georgia

01-17-2017 04:13 PM by Peccy

Pine, that’s all there is here. Sure I can drive 4 hours to Atlanta and...

12 01-20-2017 09:10 PM
View Lemongrasspicker's profile

Outdoor project question

01-19-2017 02:29 AM by Lemongrasspicker

Apologies for the noob question I am working on a project for my little ap...

11 01-20-2017 12:50 PM
View Dave Polaschek's profile

Being a vulture at the bargain bins

01-17-2017 12:26 PM by Dave Polaschek

I suspect I’m not the only one, but I routinely rummage through the bar...

13 01-18-2017 12:57 PM
View lemmerdeur's profile

Help identifying wood species?

01-15-2017 03:52 PM by lemmerdeur

I’m in the process of re-finishing a butcher block table. The legs were...

5 01-17-2017 02:20 AM

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