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Yet another wood ID thread

03-25-2016 12:30 AM by MalcolmLaurel

Some wood from a local (CT) place that sells reclaimed lumber… they hav...

9 04-08-2016 01:09 AM
View jmcq's profile

Black Cherry & Walnut Sources?

04-04-2016 04:08 PM by jmcq

i am getting ready to start a rather large project and want to get some recom...

8 04-07-2016 11:47 PM
View mahdee's profile

I've never bought mahogany. Is this a good deal?

04-07-2016 12:36 PM by mahdee

Hi,I happen to go to Memphis weekly for the next several months and I saw thi...

11 04-07-2016 06:07 PM
View Jspence1234's profile

Need help identifying lumber

04-04-2016 04:09 PM by Jspence1234

I got ahold of quite a bit of this lumber and I have no idea what it is. I wa...

8 04-07-2016 12:19 PM
View steve's profile

help with species - Teak? Mahogany?

04-07-2016 01:20 AM by steve

Woman had this bookcase made by a boat builder friend of hers years ago…...

6 04-07-2016 12:08 PM
View mc269's profile

Large, Odd, maple burl??

04-06-2016 03:20 PM by mc269

Ran across this huge burl maple stump the other day and wondering what I shou...

0 04-06-2016 03:20 PM
View Wayland's profile

Compressed Pine

04-05-2016 08:56 PM by Wayland

I have a stack of common pine. It’s a very soft wood and mostly warped...

7 04-06-2016 02:16 AM
View TrevorR's profile

White Oak for cutting boards?

04-04-2016 05:23 PM by TrevorR

Is it really not a good choice because of it’s porous nature? I have re...

15 04-05-2016 07:30 PM
View AJH's profile

Salvaged Wood Projects

04-05-2016 12:11 PM by AJH

Hi, My wife and I are recently demolishing a gazebo that came with our house....

2 04-05-2016 04:42 PM
View PMKwoodworking's profile

Beautiful Clean Cherry got wet!

04-02-2016 10:06 PM by PMKwoodworking

Good Morning Fellow Lumberjocks! I have a rather amateur question hereR...

8 04-05-2016 03:34 PM
View SweatyTeddy's profile

One year down and many more to go

04-05-2016 04:52 AM by SweatyTeddy

I now have a year notch in my tool belt. And I am wanting to start working wi...

3 04-05-2016 10:44 AM
View itgiawa's profile

Help ID this wood

04-04-2016 04:09 PM by itgiawa

This is a tea box manufactured in Sri Lanka by the Ceylon tea company...

0 04-04-2016 04:09 PM
View mspain77's profile

Jointing long boards with a bow

04-01-2016 11:01 PM by mspain77

Hey guys,I’m milling my Doug Fir 2×4’s for a Jay Bates inspi...

27 04-04-2016 09:37 AM
View AmericanPatriot's profile

Eastern Red Cedar questions

04-03-2016 03:11 AM by AmericanPatriot

I”m building a storage chest for a customer who requested cedar lining....

6 04-03-2016 08:10 PM
View BethFraser's profile

How to prepare found limbs for small projects

04-01-2016 03:24 AM by BethFraser

I have a large stack of limbs and small trees (2 to 6 inch diameter) I have b...

9 04-03-2016 10:50 AM
View uMinded's profile

Jointing 6" Bamboo Safely

03-26-2016 02:07 AM by uMinded

I have some projects I would like to do in bamboo but they require 12-18̶...

4 04-02-2016 11:54 PM
View MisterBill's profile

Oak Coffee Table

04-02-2016 10:44 AM by MisterBill

I was walking through a consignment furniture store the other day and I notic...

5 04-02-2016 07:44 PM
View gfadvm's profile

Disappointed With Hearne Hardwoods

02-16-2012 10:06 PM by gfadvm

I received my order today that was purchased with the gift certificate my dau...

118 04-02-2016 03:57 AM
View ZCStock's profile

Need Help Identifying Wood

03-29-2016 11:08 PM by ZCStock

Im not sure what the wood that is used for the center piece of this cutting b...

7 04-02-2016 12:44 AM
View Matt Hegedus's profile

One thing that changed the game for me....

03-30-2016 07:16 PM by Matt Hegedus

I know a lot of you veterans know it, but finding a local hardwood dealer has...

5 04-01-2016 06:14 PM

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