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RECLAIMED or REPURPOSED, How do you know if the pile of "scrap" is worth the effort?

07-16-2014 01:39 PM by TexPanda

Newbie here so this may be obvious to some, but recently after a moderate dem...

8 07-17-2014 03:34 AM
View gunsandsawdust's profile

looking for lumber

07-14-2014 12:37 AM by gunsandsawdust

I recently moved back to North Carolina after being away for 12 years. IR...

6 07-17-2014 02:35 AM
View ScottAlan's profile

iron ore color?

07-16-2014 06:49 PM by ScottAlan

I grew up in Hibbing, MN. A rich iron ore region. The iron ore in the groun...

7 07-17-2014 02:09 AM
View Warner's profile

Fasteners for a Eastern Red Cedar porch swing

04-21-2014 07:25 PM by Warner

I’m working on a glider porch swing. I’m using eastern red cedar ...

8 07-17-2014 02:06 AM
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Curupay/Cebil woodworking question

07-16-2014 12:34 AM by wiwildcat

Anyone with experience working with Curupay/Cebil wood? How well does it mil...

4 07-17-2014 02:00 AM
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Wood Identification and help please

07-16-2014 05:06 PM by natenaaron

The board in the picture is one of two I have been holding onto for 20 years....

16 07-16-2014 08:47 PM
View marco2800's profile

Best place for purchasing lumber in Los Angeles

07-16-2014 05:38 PM by marco2800

Hello, I am new to the wood working world. I recently scored on a...

3 07-16-2014 08:12 PM
View Theartoftraditional's profile

Logs to lumber

07-14-2014 01:41 AM by Theartoftraditional

I am getting into woodworking, and I was wondering what are the different w...

12 07-15-2014 10:36 PM
View larson1170's profile

Need some badger state help

07-08-2014 10:44 PM by larson1170

A friend of mine has several black walnut logs that came down during a recent...

8 07-15-2014 03:43 PM
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07-13-2014 01:17 PM by Deela40

I was using my bandsaw to resaw piece of ash. This particular piece, pre-cut...

18 07-15-2014 01:26 PM
View Tyrah's profile

visiting St. Louis MO. Help

06-24-2014 03:12 AM by Tyrah

I will be in St. Louis Mo the second weekend in July 10-13 2014. I will be vi...

8 07-14-2014 04:02 PM
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20/4 hardwood for Roubo style bench

07-12-2014 06:34 PM by richard2345

Hello,I’m gathering materials to build Christopher Schwarz’s Roub...

7 07-14-2014 01:10 PM
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Am I wrong?

07-13-2014 10:55 PM by measure1cut2

I accidently posted pictures of lumber that I milled on “finished proje...

10 07-14-2014 10:08 AM
View kaurikid's profile

What wood is this?

07-08-2014 02:31 PM by kaurikid

First photo is of the trunk and the second is of a small (80mm x 40mm...

19 07-14-2014 07:37 AM
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Wood ID: HELP, I'm clueless....

07-13-2014 01:28 PM by DIYaholic

.... about what species this is. Well, I’m also clueless about a ton of...

22 07-14-2014 02:19 AM
View Wayno1's profile

Help with learning curve

07-13-2014 02:56 PM by Wayno1

Hi all, great place ya’ll have here. With that being said, I searched t...

4 07-13-2014 11:49 PM
View rolfeskj's profile

Working with cedar wood

06-11-2014 02:15 AM by rolfeskj

I am looking to make some outdoor adirondack chairs from cedar. I have rough...

5 07-13-2014 09:25 PM
View randomguy's profile

What wood would should I use for a desk.

07-04-2014 04:00 PM by randomguy

What wood should i use for a desk and should i use plywood for the top of the...

6 07-13-2014 01:39 AM
View mnausa's profile

Wood species

07-04-2014 04:22 PM by mnausa

Are these legs maple? And the glued panel looks like pine but want to make su...

14 07-12-2014 11:02 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

craigslist wood score

07-12-2014 02:28 AM by bobasaurus

I picked up this stack of hard maple and “red mahogany” (African ...

1 07-12-2014 03:38 PM

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