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View paxorion's profile

Hardwood scraps - Smoking meat with cut-offs that have glue on it

55 days ago by paxorion

I have been going through cleaning up my scrap lumber stockpile, looking for ...

10 50 days ago
View chetrog's profile

Newbie , need lumber but where? Oregon

53 days ago by chetrog

I have a basic question that I’m hoping anyone could answer. I am new w...

15 50 days ago
View Chris's profile

Notice my Texas compadres: Looking Texas Mesquite logs, small 4"x11"

51 days ago by Chris

I am looking some air dried Texas Mesquite logs approximately 4”(dia.) ...

6 51 days ago
View Devin's profile

Cedar Shakes/shingles... Just acquired a bunch, need ides

51 days ago by Devin

I just acquired a bunch of cedar shakes that were on the roof of my grandpare...

2 51 days ago
View TelescopeMaker's profile

Ipe. Do I have rotted ipe?

52 days ago by TelescopeMaker

Someone gave me some leftover ipe from a dock he made. They were left in the...

3 52 days ago
View Lumberdamsel's profile

Is Walnut suppose to be a bit smoky when cutting or is that my chop saw?

54 days ago by Lumberdamsel

Hello, Its my first time working with walnut or any hardwood and i was a lit...

11 52 days ago
View TiggerWood's profile

Instead of getting the jointer I got wood

52 days ago by TiggerWood

There was a cl add that I saw a week ago that was two weeks old. I figured th...

0 52 days ago
View Micahm's profile

What woods to avoid when making cutting boards?

54 days ago by Micahm

I want to make a cutting board and wondering what hardwoods are safe to use. ...

12 53 days ago
View freddy1962's profile

Kiln dried WALNUT for sale

53 days ago by freddy1962

If you’re in Iowa, St. Louis or Chicago area, this might be worth the d...

0 53 days ago
View Tore2008's profile

Red Cedar, Walnut for $3.50/ft

54 days ago by Tore2008

Brand new to the site, and have only been dabbling in wood working for about ...

10 54 days ago
View DonJ's profile

55 days ago by DonJ

Has anyone purchased wood from these folks, and if so, any opinions?

5 54 days ago
View harum's profile

old vs. young (redwood growth)

56 days ago by harum

Until recently, when going through a stack of redwood at the lumberyard, I ha...

6 55 days ago
View crashman's profile

Epoxy or Butterfly

57 days ago by crashman

Hello LJ’S, Looking for a bit of advice/experience. I am building a ...

6 57 days ago
View LiveEdge's profile

Light wenge - will it stay that way?

58 days ago by LiveEdge

I’m building a jewelry box and the only wenge stock I could get was 8/4...

4 57 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

What to do with a burl..............

59 days ago by OldWrangler

Wife and I were roaming local woods and found this tree???? This appears...

14 58 days ago
View KBS17's profile

House being torn Down

58 days ago by KBS17

We have a 1960 white brick ranch in Charlotte. Tearing down everything but t...

3 58 days ago
View illusionfieldsfarm's profile

Poplar and termites?

59 days ago by illusionfieldsfarm

I’ve been looking at building a new home using poplar (tulip poplar her...

3 58 days ago
View interpim's profile

Avocado blanks

918 days ago by interpim

So, I posted some turnings made from avocado recently, and got quite a bit of...

4 58 days ago
View kodmfl's profile

Sources of surplus, discarded or salvage lumber

59 days ago by kodmfl

This is probably a crazy question but I’m looking for a source of surpl...

2 59 days ago
View natenaaron's profile

Working with quarter inch stock ??

61 days ago by natenaaron

I am working on a small lamp project and as usual I decided the base had to b...

3 59 days ago

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