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Wood type/paint for outdoor furniture

12-04-2014 12:33 AM by governor

Hello All,I am looking for some advice on both wood and paint for outdoor fur...

6 01-10-2015 07:35 PM
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What is this?

01-09-2015 07:26 PM by newkDIY

Please help. Does anyone recognize this wood? This is in a house I bought...

14 01-10-2015 03:59 PM
View MikeUT's profile

Warped Plywood

01-10-2015 06:09 AM by MikeUT

I got a few sheets of 3/4” plywood from my local BORG that were 70% off...

1 01-10-2015 01:22 PM
View JBorfair's profile

15 year old air dried rough cut walnut

01-09-2015 03:46 AM by JBorfair

I just visited a guy here in Ca. that has approximately 500 linear feet of ro...

5 01-09-2015 04:24 AM
View Dark_Lightning's profile

Piano Keys

01-07-2015 02:54 AM by Dark_Lightning

Anyone have an idea as to when or if piano makers quit using ebony for the keys?

12 01-09-2015 12:36 AM
View Paul's profile

Chestnut Wood... Is it suitable for milling?

01-04-2015 02:38 PM by Paul

My neighbor cut down a monster chestnut tree and I have an opportunity to get...

18 01-08-2015 04:06 PM
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Cedar: What to Pay and How do I Check Quality?

01-07-2015 09:00 PM by Seabass_22

So I know an acquaintance who has some cedar wood for sale that I was interes...

2 01-08-2015 03:51 PM
View Bark to Blade's profile

Reclaimed Trailer Floor

01-02-2015 03:18 PM by Bark to Blade

Hey All, Anyone ever remove trailer flooring? It’s the 1” wood...

5 01-08-2015 04:47 AM
View Riversalvage's profile

How to process a large burl?

01-06-2015 10:22 PM by Riversalvage

So, I’ll start off by saying I have never worked with a burl before...

2 01-07-2015 05:08 PM
View DJ14's profile

Glued Edge Pine Panels - project ideas?

01-07-2015 02:00 PM by DJ14

Hello everyone. First post here. I recently scored a bunch of glued edge pi...

0 01-07-2015 02:00 PM
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Cutting Board Warping/Cracking Help

01-06-2015 12:40 AM by CodyBrown

Hi All, I am not a wood worker by any means, but have been having problems...

5 01-07-2015 01:57 AM
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Live edge prices

09-30-2014 01:23 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So I’m just curious, what’s the reason for the astronomical price...

16 01-06-2015 10:01 PM
View sawedoff's profile

Northern NJ area wood sources

01-06-2015 04:09 AM by sawedoff

I am getting close to getting my shop back set up since my move. Does anyone...

5 01-06-2015 06:26 PM
View JeffP's profile

The end is near...

01-04-2015 01:56 PM by JeffP

...well, at least when you view it from the perspective of how slowly a tree ...

17 01-06-2015 04:14 PM
View Padriac Riley's profile

Rough Lumber vs BORG Lumber

01-02-2015 10:51 PM by Padriac Riley

I have been doing carpentry/woodworking ever since I was a kid but there are ...

61 01-06-2015 03:52 PM
View 40jeff's profile

Identifying Old Barn Wood

01-02-2014 10:08 PM by 40jeff

Could anyone identify this lumber. I’ve been told it is che...

27 01-06-2015 03:49 PM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

Uses for vertical grain redwood

12-31-2014 02:01 PM by JoeRPhilly

I just picked up a few 1×12 clear vertical grain redwood boards from cl...

2 01-06-2015 03:34 AM
View SaRoOl's profile

Augusta, GA a dead zone?

06-04-2012 12:09 AM by SaRoOl

I know this has been asked in the past, but the other posts were a bit old so...

24 01-05-2015 07:20 PM
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Wood for Cutting Boards... Are there woods to avoid when making them?

01-02-2015 10:15 AM by Tim_CPWD

I see a lot of different cutting boards on this site. Many of which are very...

7 01-05-2015 03:07 PM
View MattyMattAg's profile

10+ year old milled black walnut...

01-05-2015 03:14 AM by MattyMattAg

My father-in-law has had some rough sawn black walnut sitting in his barn for...

11 01-05-2015 03:01 PM

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