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A little weekly trivia: name that species?

03-18-2017 02:53 AM by Crickett

While we in the north desperately wait for wormer weather, let’s keep o...

8 03-18-2017 06:09 PM
View Carroll5186's profile

sap on ship lap wall

03-17-2017 02:12 PM by Carroll5186

Hi, First post, so I apologize if this is not the best spot to ask this qu...

1 03-17-2017 05:37 PM
View Maximal_dk's profile

Need help to transform the tree.

03-14-2017 03:07 PM by Maximal_dk

How can I get spring wood to disappear???!!I have tried with sulfuric acid. s...

15 03-17-2017 09:28 AM
View Rmckee47's profile

How Long Should My Air-Dried Slabs Be Inside Before Milling

03-14-2017 08:10 PM by Rmckee47

I have some 15” wide 8’ long pear wood slabs that have been air d...

8 03-16-2017 05:22 PM
View Bobmedic's profile

Sapwood and heartwood

03-15-2017 07:58 AM by Bobmedic

What are your opinions on keeping sapwood and heartwood in projects? Personal...

14 03-16-2017 05:13 PM
View Abn101mp's profile

Matching wood grain with minimal waste

03-13-2017 08:47 PM by Abn101mp

I am making a pair of night stands out of ash and have started to plane the b...

12 03-16-2017 12:19 AM
View Nartherner's profile

Hickory substitute for handrails

03-14-2017 12:35 AM by Nartherner

A year ago, I replaced some carpeted stairs with hardwood hickory treads and ...

3 03-15-2017 08:37 PM
View TommyL's profile

Is this tree entirely burl?

03-14-2017 12:34 AM by TommyL

Hello,My first post, apologies if its in the wrong place.I recently discovber...

8 03-15-2017 03:04 PM
View Lee Rudeen's profile

Sealed the ends, but still major splitting

03-14-2017 12:34 AM by Lee Rudeen

Greetings all! I’m new here and must confess it was my search for answ...

9 03-14-2017 01:20 PM
View IowaBeauty's profile

Veneer over solid wood

03-14-2017 12:36 AM by IowaBeauty

I’m thinking that the jokers on Fine Woodworking’s podcast would ...

0 03-14-2017 12:36 AM
View Tstark's profile

Working with Douglas Fir (similar cost) wood for tables and benches??

03-09-2017 10:59 PM by Tstark

Hello everyone and in advance thank you for taking the time to guide me in th...

17 03-13-2017 07:35 PM
View David's profile

For Sale 1915 Lumber & Trim. For New England LumberJocks

03-13-2017 06:37 PM by David

Have hundreds of liner feet of Southern Yellow Pine Wainscoting, Trim ...

0 03-13-2017 06:37 PM
View Ted78's profile

Wood species?

03-13-2017 08:50 AM by Ted78

I live in Nebraska, and while modern construction lumber here is sold as Spru...

3 03-13-2017 03:53 PM
View EPJartisan's profile

Looking for unusual or exotic wood or carving materials

03-12-2017 12:24 AM by EPJartisan

Hello, I have opened my own studio / shop and I am looking for any unusual...

1 03-13-2017 01:16 AM
View Adam D's profile

How do I keep tusk tenon wedges from coming loose?

03-07-2012 09:33 PM by Adam D

I’ve only been doing woodworking for about 1.5 years, but thought IR...

25 03-11-2017 03:38 PM
View corelz125's profile

Wood id

03-08-2017 11:06 PM by corelz125

Is it teak or a mahogany?

18 03-10-2017 07:49 PM
View jackthelab's profile

Sealing Barn Boards

03-05-2017 04:43 PM by jackthelab

Looking for information on what material to use to seal barn boards. Got aho...

7 03-10-2017 02:43 PM
View tqc182's profile

Need help identifying a wood with picture and bark

03-07-2017 01:52 PM by tqc182

Hey. New to the forum. Always loved carving at small pieces of wood I fin...

9 03-10-2017 02:35 PM
View drobertson's profile

Safety of Cocobolo, Rosewood and Ironwood in smoking pipes?

12-22-2015 03:23 AM by drobertson

I have been in a rather heated argument with a person about the sale of Cocob...

21 03-10-2017 06:54 AM
View I_Need_More_Lumber's profile

Need a contrast color for Bubinga

03-09-2017 04:48 AM by I_Need_More_Lumber

So as the title says, I’m looking a for another species of lumber to co...

6 03-09-2017 11:29 PM

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