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What type of wood is this?

05-13-2017 04:24 AM by scottycec

I picked this up at an estate sale because I liked it but i’ve been tol...

2 05-13-2017 01:04 PM
View Boberto's profile

Powder post beetles?

05-06-2017 10:44 AM by Boberto

I have several 35 yr old native oak 2” thick boards piled in the barn a...

9 05-12-2017 08:36 PM
View GSwoodworker's profile

sycamore bowl cracked :-(

12-09-2010 04:35 AM by GSwoodworker

My neighbor had a sycamore cut down and I took some of the wood. I used a cha...

8 05-10-2017 10:18 PM
View MHW's profile

Deck screws how many per board per joist

05-09-2017 04:33 PM by MHW

Do I really need 2 screws per joist on my deck boards rather than doing 2 scr...

10 05-10-2017 04:33 PM
View Dagobah's profile

Variance in Walnut color?

05-08-2017 04:25 PM by Dagobah

I’ve been using a lot of Walnut lately and recently came across a few b...

18 05-10-2017 03:25 PM
View Tyleah's profile

North central Illinois private seller

05-08-2017 10:19 AM by Tyleah

After years of downing/rough sawing red oak, white oak, walnut and cherry, I ...

18 05-10-2017 06:48 AM
View Ihor's profile

Another "what kind of wood" question.

05-08-2017 01:11 PM by Ihor

Hi everyone, Could you help me to determine what kind of wood I have? From lo...

4 05-09-2017 06:23 PM
View Bradrem's profile

Buying wood on-line

05-08-2017 03:17 AM by Bradrem

I live in a place where it is often difficult to buy wood. Mostly walnut, bir...

8 05-08-2017 07:16 PM
View kyle123's profile

price for cutoffs

05-06-2017 04:45 AM by kyle123

Hi guys, I’m new here but have been trolling the forum for a while. ...

8 05-08-2017 01:33 PM
View Vrtigo1's profile

Which wood for adirondack chair?

05-07-2011 11:39 PM by Vrtigo1

I have been looking at building an adirondack style chair for a while and hav...

20 05-07-2017 08:24 PM
View john101's profile

Help..What type of Mahogany is this?

05-05-2017 12:26 PM by john101

11 05-07-2017 02:15 PM
View steelwoodworker's profile

Wood to use for insulation?

05-05-2017 12:26 PM by steelwoodworker

Hello, I’ve been working on a project for my sedan. I live in socal and...

14 05-06-2017 06:23 PM
View jonlan's profile

Wood to use for garage paneling

05-04-2017 03:32 AM by jonlan

Hi All. I’m aiming to redo my garage and I’d like to add a lower...

6 05-06-2017 03:48 AM
View RIOTGIRLXO's profile

Can anyone identify what kind of wood?

05-04-2017 05:12 PM by RIOTGIRLXO

7 05-06-2017 03:35 AM
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05-03-2017 01:47 AM by Blair613

Hi Everyone,How do I estimate how many 1 1/8” x 10 1/4” boards I ...

20 05-05-2017 12:54 PM
View NicholasStowe's profile

Ambrosia Black Walnut

05-05-2017 12:26 PM by NicholasStowe

I have been working with a couple thousand board feet of walnut and w...

0 05-05-2017 12:26 PM
View Fultzies's profile

Help... What type of barn wood is this?

05-01-2017 03:54 PM by Fultzies

4 05-05-2017 12:38 AM
View RIOTGIRLXO's profile

Can anyone identify what kind of wood?

05-03-2017 07:22 PM by RIOTGIRLXO

I know this is hard especially with only one image…But Can anyone take ...

8 05-04-2017 10:01 PM
View Bud2's profile

Help--What kind of wood is this??

04-25-2017 11:51 PM by Bud2

I have a chance to go get a trailer load of this next day, Its yellow and hea...

24 05-04-2017 07:18 PM
View BradN's profile

How to dry out a log I hollowed out

05-03-2017 05:27 PM by BradN

I am making a card drop for my daughters wedding. The finished log will ...

5 05-03-2017 09:46 PM

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