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View Ebro's profile

What kind of wood is this?

09-07-2016 11:55 PM by Ebro

Anybody know what this is? It’s incredibly dense and heavy. I’ve ...

12 09-15-2016 04:14 PM
View Tishman's profile

Walnut slab cupping after flattening?!

08-30-2016 04:42 PM by Tishman

Hi all, I got some great walnut slabs from a friend and am working on them...

20 09-14-2016 03:05 PM
View WestTX1's profile

Is flexing need on an addition to a portable building?

09-14-2016 01:27 PM by WestTX1

Not exactly woodworking, but I’m adding about 20’ in length to a ...

2 09-14-2016 02:32 PM
View bjsely's profile

Chicarella scientific name

09-06-2016 01:11 AM by bjsely

Does anyone know the scientific name for a wood with the common name of Chica...

2 09-14-2016 04:18 AM
View WOODIE1's profile

Construction common redwood for gate?

09-10-2016 11:06 PM by WOODIE1

Ok I just finished my overthought out HD redwood fence. I planed all the pick...

4 09-12-2016 03:02 AM
View FancyShoes's profile

Can someone help me calculate 2x4 weight please?

09-10-2016 10:46 PM by FancyShoes

Thanks for the help! I build a lumber rack to get my lumber off the floor....

3 09-10-2016 11:37 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Wood gloat 2

09-05-2016 09:06 PM by ki7hy

The pretty wife was out jogging early this morning and found these on her tra...

12 09-09-2016 03:20 AM
View splintergroup's profile

Wood ID Help Please

09-08-2016 01:10 PM by splintergroup

I need help from someone who knows tropical woods way better then I do. Th...

9 09-08-2016 10:23 PM
View gator9t9's profile

I just got some fresh green wood......NOW WHAT?

08-09-2016 07:26 PM by gator9t9

Yesterday a friend called and said his neighbor has a freshly trimmed black l...

8 09-07-2016 06:42 PM
View svtfast's profile

Source of hardwood plywood near Killeen?

09-04-2016 12:36 PM by svtfast

I used to live in Augusta, GA and that was a deadwood area. I had to drive 2....

6 09-06-2016 02:13 AM
View arboldesignnyc's profile

Can any one identify this wood?

09-04-2016 03:49 PM by arboldesignnyc

My client wants a coffee made that is similar to her chair. To me it looks li...

3 09-05-2016 01:41 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Need shelf hanging advice

09-04-2016 04:22 PM by FancyShoes

How can I hang this to use as a shelf in the bathroom? I want to do free floa...

6 09-04-2016 11:38 PM
View curliejones's profile

Workbench top - 1.5" wood over 1.75" solid core door

08-30-2016 07:46 PM by curliejones

I’ve been seeing the growing popularity (and practicality) of folks usi...

9 09-04-2016 10:37 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Wood gloat!

09-03-2016 10:40 PM by ki7hy

Hey all, I went to AZWoody’s place this morning down south of the valle...

3 09-04-2016 03:24 AM
View ammccorm's profile

What kind of wood should I use to display tiles?

09-03-2016 07:53 AM by ammccorm

Hey guys! My father recently moved to Portugal and my brother and I is a f...

5 09-04-2016 01:47 AM
View Will Merrit's profile

Wood Species

09-02-2016 06:32 PM by Will Merrit

Hi all, There is a place here in town that gets all kinds of counter tops...

7 09-03-2016 02:19 PM
View DanielP's profile

Sourcing hard to get Burl woods

08-26-2016 06:28 PM by DanielP

Well, lately I’ve been searching around the internet for Amboyna burl o...

3 09-01-2016 09:16 PM
View revanson11's profile

Spalted Maple sources

08-22-2016 02:36 PM by revanson11

LJ’ers, I want to build some boxes using spalted maple and I am looking...

2 09-01-2016 01:15 AM
View vmiarmor05's profile

Need help Identifying Wood Type

08-29-2016 08:27 PM by vmiarmor05

I’m trying to figure out what this wood is following a substantial barn haul ...

11 08-31-2016 12:54 AM
View Spitfire1's profile

My newbie mistake

08-28-2016 02:35 AM by Spitfire1

I thought I’d share a bit of frustration with my latest project. Awh...

24 08-29-2016 06:18 PM

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