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Central Alabama Rough Cut Lumber

12-29-2016 03:18 PM by OX1574

I am new to woodworking and would love to know of a place in the central/Birm...

6 08-12-2017 03:14 AM
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Southern Yellow Pine near Birmingham, AL

08-11-2017 03:10 PM by OX1574

Does anyone have a good recommendation on a location to pick out really clean...

3 08-12-2017 02:11 AM
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Lumber for a deck

08-11-2017 04:52 PM by MrRon

I finally bought all the lumber I will need to build a 16’x16’ gr...

3 08-11-2017 06:19 PM
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08-10-2017 06:41 PM by bondogaposis

Check out this video, really cool.

7 08-11-2017 12:21 AM
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Box Elder

08-05-2017 12:29 AM by pontic

Is it valuable or is it just me that likes it. I Just cut down a B...

26 08-11-2017 12:04 AM
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Bending/Drying green "switches" to hold their shape

08-09-2017 07:38 PM by Glorfindel

Hello,I am new to the forum and have a perhaps ridiculous question: I am bend...

6 08-10-2017 04:06 AM
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Bugs in Wood - Polyurethane them in?

08-09-2017 02:06 PM by shortyski13

I have some thin slices of white birch: 1/8-1/4” thick and 4” dia...

4 08-10-2017 01:26 AM
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Re-decking with Trex

11-18-2016 05:12 PM by jasoncarpentry

I’ve got a large wooden deck which I’ve let go to pot. As a resul...

19 08-09-2017 11:34 PM
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Fence Bear

08-09-2017 02:49 AM by DMiller

Recently we replaced the fence around my fathers property and happened to not...

3 08-09-2017 07:37 PM
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Wood choices for a camper

08-09-2017 07:37 PM by MrSa

I Thought this would be the place to come to for a couple of questions on my ...

0 08-09-2017 07:37 PM
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Help ID'ing this wood

08-06-2017 01:17 AM by Jack Lewis

I ran a CL ad wanting turning stock and was answered with this interesting wo...

19 08-09-2017 06:29 AM
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Books on Lumber

08-09-2017 03:37 AM by vintagecraftsman

Hello again everyone. I recently have been fortunate enough to meet someone ...

3 08-09-2017 05:14 AM
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08-07-2017 11:10 AM by woodyhawk

Anyone know where I can purchase single sheets of plastic laminate (Formica)....

11 08-08-2017 11:00 PM
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Sterilizing wood in home oven

08-08-2017 01:17 AM by Ocelot

I’m sure I’ve read on LJ before but I can’t find it.What te...

11 08-08-2017 11:33 AM
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sealing the buried part of posts with tar?

08-05-2010 12:16 AM by Tim_456

i’m building a wooden screen for some privacy around my deck. Part of ...

31 08-07-2017 07:51 PM
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Have Burl - now what?

08-07-2017 05:45 PM by mmcc73

My dad gave me this burl that he lopped off a downed sugar maple tree: htt...

1 08-07-2017 06:17 PM
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What type of wood?

08-05-2017 05:55 PM by patcollins

Several years ago we got some Stanley industrial cabinets at work and they we...

11 08-06-2017 05:00 PM
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Making your own finger-jointed stock?

08-02-2017 08:28 PM by William Shelley

Recently, I milled out some simple picture frame stock for framing my girlfri...

4 08-03-2017 09:29 PM
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08-02-2017 10:15 PM by DMiller

Over the last half year I have had the privilege to use Olivewood, however, i...

2 08-03-2017 08:56 AM
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How to stabilize wood.

08-02-2017 02:04 PM by agallant

Is there any way to stabilize or at least minimize the amount it expands and ...

1 08-02-2017 02:39 PM

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