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What kind of wood is this log? Anyone?

07-06-2016 12:02 AM by OneManWoodwork

Trying to ID this log to see if I should cut a couple of slabs. Any help woul...

4 07-07-2016 01:44 AM
View greenguy's profile

KDHT 730 1/4" EE WW?

07-06-2016 05:48 PM by greenguy

hi. new guy here. stamped on a 2×4: Audited by TPĀ® STUD 730 1/4R...

1 07-06-2016 06:59 PM
View Mcpowell's profile

Back Splat advice needed

06-22-2016 07:02 PM by Mcpowell

I am working on an ambitious project (for me) of building dining room chairs....

4 07-05-2016 07:52 PM
View s_grifter's profile

Ornamental banding problem

06-02-2016 12:56 PM by s_grifter

I am making some ornamental banding. I have glued up several layers of dyed ...

1 07-05-2016 01:39 AM
View MPMaint's profile

Score for me today

06-22-2016 12:34 AM by MPMaint

I do remodeling by day and woodworking as a hobby. We started a basement remo...

1 07-05-2016 01:38 AM
View Chris P's profile

Long Island Wood Supply

01-23-2013 05:55 AM by Chris P

Greetings! I’ve been woodworking for about a year now and I am looking...

11 07-03-2016 12:28 AM
View DJD26's profile

Washing tongue and groove pine wall

07-02-2016 02:35 AM by DJD26

I have a 30’ tongue and groove pine wall that has really yellowed very ...

2 07-02-2016 03:39 AM
View skatefriday's profile

MDF people, why do you do this to me?

06-30-2016 02:58 AM by skatefriday

Why is it that I can buy true 1/4” veneered MDF A4, but if I want A1 it...

2 06-30-2016 03:27 PM
View Ben's profile

red birch vs. natural birch

06-29-2016 04:42 PM by Ben

Hi Gang, I’ve never worked with Birch before. I’m building ...

2 06-30-2016 04:07 AM
View scjetson's profile

Trex for Outdoor Furniture?

06-29-2016 05:14 PM by scjetson

I have built a lot of outdoor furniture using Cypress when I lived in GA. I ...

2 06-30-2016 12:24 AM
View MJinCA's profile

Best way to remove old paint from Oak?

06-27-2016 08:17 PM by MJinCA

Hi all, new to these postings but a longtime reader. So many good tips and in...

8 06-29-2016 05:32 PM
View Slabguy's profile

Milling hickory for handles

06-28-2016 09:00 PM by Slabguy

I’m getting ready to cut down a couple of hickory trees in my yard and ...

2 06-29-2016 03:33 PM
View Majik365's profile

Drying wood-taping up the ends

06-28-2016 01:47 PM by Majik365

I have been cutting and drying my own lumber for a while now and am curious w...

5 06-29-2016 11:51 AM
View jssussex's profile

Want to make or buy wood veneered over metal layer.

06-27-2016 09:50 PM by jssussex

I need to make a wood veneered panel 3×4 feet that will hold magnets. ...

14 06-29-2016 12:21 AM
View Rosepedal27's profile

What kind of wood

06-26-2016 07:02 PM by Rosepedal27

What kind of wood is this? Not sure if it’s oak or what

7 06-27-2016 06:49 PM
View MrRon's profile

What wood for this project

06-20-2016 03:57 PM by MrRon

I am building a train model (3/4” scale) and need to make these window ...

7 06-26-2016 08:43 PM
View clin's profile

Wood choiced for gate?

06-23-2016 11:26 PM by clin

I need to replace several yard gates around my house. I’m looking to ma...

8 06-26-2016 02:03 PM
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06-23-2016 10:25 PM by jwmalone

I have two cedar boards rough cut 1 by 8. Thinking of making a child size ro...

1 06-26-2016 02:38 AM
View Marn64's profile

Source of European Beech for a workbench?

06-21-2016 06:50 PM by Marn64

Hey, so I am building my first bench, and I’m designing a European styl...

25 06-24-2016 04:54 AM
View SuperBee18's profile

Warped Plywood Cabinet Carcass - Help!

06-23-2016 12:18 PM by SuperBee18

Hey All, I’m setting off to make the first of 6 cabinets to refinish...

11 06-23-2016 11:42 PM

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