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Cool wood find- American Chestnut

02-07-2015 01:43 AM by ErikF

Thought I would share a recent find of mine. I was lucky enough to come by a ...

21 02-14-2015 01:18 PM
View texretvet's profile

Where do you buy your lumber?

02-13-2015 06:00 AM by texretvet

I can get all the mesquite and oak that I need, but I am wanting to start wor...

19 02-14-2015 06:11 AM
View shortyz's profile

Is this a burl?

02-12-2015 02:43 AM by shortyz

i got this wood a while ago, the 2 pieces are around 8 ft in diameter 4”...

17 02-14-2015 03:50 AM
View WoodenGhost's profile

Type of wood and is it possible to see if its been treated?

02-12-2015 06:41 PM by WoodenGhost

Hey guys, So I have access to some wood. Manager of the place told me its ...

3 02-14-2015 01:14 AM
View misterx's profile

Can I joint and plane dry boards for future use

02-13-2015 05:05 PM by misterx

Hi, I am going to the saw mill and getting boards for a few jobs. I would lik...

6 02-13-2015 07:58 PM
View meauclaire's profile

Advice needed!

02-13-2015 05:04 PM by meauclaire

Hi Guys, new to the site and it seems there is a great pool of wisdom here. I...

2 02-13-2015 05:49 PM
View Brinybay's profile

Vintage lumber ID

02-13-2015 02:17 AM by Brinybay

I’m not a woodworker, just a homeowner who was clearing some debris awa...

9 02-13-2015 05:47 PM
View Kean's profile

Can anyone ID this wood?

02-12-2015 02:34 AM by Kean

Can anyone identify this wood? I’m thinking either Ash or Beech, but I&...

5 02-13-2015 04:45 PM
View robert triplett's profile

Faces and creatures in wood

02-12-2015 07:45 PM by robert triplett

These are some of the faces and such that I have seen in wood I used for proj...

7 02-13-2015 12:31 PM
View MartysMill's profile

Belsaw M14 Circle mill collars question

02-13-2015 02:18 AM by MartysMill

Hello all, I’m restoring a bellsaw Foley circle mill. Does any one have...

1 02-13-2015 02:24 AM
View Rob's profile

Wood for templates

02-11-2015 10:26 PM by Rob

I need to make some templates for use on my router table. Specifically, I am ...

18 02-12-2015 10:11 PM
View Micah Muzny's profile

How to calculate wood cost when I milled the wood myself?

02-12-2015 03:06 AM by Micah Muzny

I cut a log of Aromatic red cedar to the size i needed then used my jointer t...

5 02-12-2015 12:49 PM
View jackhmrz's profile

What am I? Tree ID

02-09-2015 04:25 PM by jackhmrz

What type of tree is this? Streetview

25 02-12-2015 01:50 AM
View LucasWoods's profile

Wet wood reusable?

02-10-2015 10:12 PM by LucasWoods

I had some 2×6 that I build a raised garden bed with. They are untreated...

7 02-11-2015 09:01 PM
View keith204's profile

Wood that compliments Oak doors & trim

02-11-2015 02:54 PM by keith204

Our house has nice solid oak doors and trim, as well as oak cabinets. I am &#...

5 02-11-2015 07:22 PM
View Sirgreggins's profile

Where to find a small quantity of ebony?

01-27-2015 06:57 PM by Sirgreggins

I’m getting ready to build a jewelry box for my girlfriend. It will...

11 02-11-2015 03:44 PM
View Colin's profile

Bog Oak????

02-10-2015 09:05 AM by Colin

Hy – I’m intruiged , what is bog oak. Is it a type of oak that gr...

5 02-11-2015 11:42 AM
View CTW's profile

Storage Question

02-09-2015 05:34 AM by CTW

I have been storing my lumber leaning against the wall. I wasn’t too w...

6 02-11-2015 01:55 AM
View handsawgeek's profile

Has anyone here done much furniture building with Alder?

02-09-2015 03:31 PM by handsawgeek

Hi, All, My next project calls for a wood that is suited for furniture frame ...

13 02-10-2015 09:13 PM
View Grinchia's profile

Figured wood terminology question

02-10-2015 03:35 PM by Grinchia

Some time ago I read someone mention in a post a word that describes the way ...

5 02-10-2015 07:18 PM

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