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Where to market Wormy Chestnut.

10-08-2016 05:22 PM by yamoos

Howdy folks, I.bought.a.large load of chestnut barnwood,( an buy a....

8 10-09-2016 04:31 PM
View billythekid's profile

Wormy Chestnut identification!! PLEASE HELP

04-26-2013 08:52 AM by billythekid

Hello, I recently reclaimed a barn on a friends property I was told by a few ...

10 10-08-2016 02:39 PM
View davidroberts's profile

?Question? Bending and dying thin wood strips

10-06-2016 08:34 PM by davidroberts

Howdy from over yonder, I have a project in mind that requires bending sho...

6 10-08-2016 07:43 AM
View socrbent's profile

Michigan Wood Sources?

10-03-2016 09:35 PM by socrbent

Spending next week touring that state up north as Buckeye fans refer to Michi...

5 10-07-2016 12:43 AM
View Flyingmonkey158's profile

Identifying wood

10-05-2016 06:44 PM by Flyingmonkey158

Just picked up some wood and Im trying to figure out what it is. Do you know ...

13 10-06-2016 06:34 PM
View Burbs's profile

Wood drying question

10-05-2016 03:37 AM by Burbs

I scored some really heavy hardwood pallets that I suspected were oak and aft...

9 10-06-2016 06:18 AM
View Laughran's profile

2 year old saw logs

10-04-2016 08:39 PM by Laughran

I have a friend who has 2 – 2 year old white oak saw logs that he is wi...

2 10-05-2016 02:20 PM
View Burbs's profile

Wood identification help

10-04-2016 01:48 PM by Burbs

Been lurking and learning on this site for a couple years, but this is my fir...

5 10-05-2016 02:56 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Thinking about buying some air dried lumber

10-03-2016 06:45 PM by CharlesA

Going by a fellow’s place on Thursday. He has a lot of air-dried cherr...

17 10-04-2016 01:25 PM
View Marn64's profile

Cocobolo question

09-30-2016 12:30 AM by Marn64

Does anyone know how well Cocobolo steam bends? I want to know because I foun...

12 10-03-2016 07:04 PM
View Jacob Lucas's profile

Padauk Staining Lighter Wood

10-08-2011 09:06 PM by Jacob Lucas

I’ve read that Padauk stains any adjacent lighter woods, does anyone ha...

13 10-03-2016 02:14 PM
View Nahrold's profile

Redwood restoration project

10-03-2016 01:29 PM by Nahrold

I have 5 pieces of redwood that need to be restored as finished. I am worried...

1 10-03-2016 02:06 PM
View Jack Dalton's profile

Pecan log

09-28-2016 01:00 PM by Jack Dalton

A friend has offered me a 24” saw log of pecan. I don’t know muc...

8 10-03-2016 01:38 PM
View ravensrock's profile

What kind of wood do you think this is?

09-27-2016 02:52 AM by ravensrock

This tree blew down in my brother’s yard and I’m trying to decide...

19 10-03-2016 04:17 AM
View Blindhog's profile

Teak alternative for outdoor furniture project

09-30-2016 06:08 PM by Blindhog

I would like to use Teak for some planned outdoor furniture builds; but the c...

14 10-03-2016 04:12 AM
View Miles3w's profile

Source for buying Laminated MDF or Particle Board

09-28-2016 10:14 PM by Miles3w

Hi All, Long Story (see Question in next section if not interested :-)R...

1 10-02-2016 11:42 PM
View Alan S's profile

Identify This Wood?

10-02-2016 08:28 PM by Alan S

This tree was just cut down near my house. I was able to grab a log before it...

3 10-02-2016 11:11 PM
View SkiTique's profile

Milling/Drying Cherry Logs

09-26-2016 05:04 PM by SkiTique

Hello Everyone, My brother called me yesterday to let me know he just cut ...

9 10-02-2016 09:22 PM
View alittleoff's profile


10-02-2016 02:27 PM by alittleoff

I’m planning on buying some rough eastern red cedar in a few days and w...

1 10-02-2016 02:39 PM
View Greg's profile

I Need YOUR help in finding LARGE Banksia Pods!

10-01-2016 12:23 AM by Greg

Hi y’all! For the past year or so, I can’t seem to find any more...

0 10-01-2016 12:23 AM

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