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Fun lumber ID quiz #1

08-27-2017 07:22 PM by AZWoody

Having a sawmill, and living in the desert, I come across lumber that is not ...

148 09-03-2017 03:09 PM
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Fun lumber ID quiz #2

09-02-2017 02:09 AM by AZWoody

Greetings guys and gals. Today I have 2 photos to show you. The first install...

26 09-03-2017 04:02 AM
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What type of wood for an iphone speaker tube

08-30-2017 11:42 PM by metroplexchl

I want to build something like this bamboo tube but out of something other th...

6 09-01-2017 01:32 AM
View Grampaof10's profile

Cutting boards

08-31-2017 05:27 PM by Grampaof10

Can mahogany decking be used for cutting boards, or has it been treated?

4 08-31-2017 08:22 PM
View JDJ's profile

Best wood for beginner?

06-07-2011 12:11 AM by JDJ

I’m a new woodworker and I plan to build a lot of small furniture type ...

37 08-31-2017 02:37 AM
View DaveInPA's profile

Creating 6x6" beam from 4/4 boa SD

08-30-2017 02:40 AM by DaveInPA

Hi – I’m building a new room and the plans call for a few 16̵...

4 08-30-2017 04:41 PM
View becikeja's profile

(closed) Lumber at the big box store???

08-19-2017 08:43 PM by becikeja

I have not purchased lumber at a big box store in years. But this weekend I ...

64 08-30-2017 02:24 AM
View dbouch's profile

what IS this wood

08-26-2017 07:32 PM by dbouch

a friend of mine gave me a bunch of this stuff when he relocated his shop. i...

18 08-28-2017 07:51 PM
View papadan's profile

Once Upon A Time.............

08-24-2017 10:56 PM by papadan

There was a professional woodworker that specialized in the repair and refini...

26 08-28-2017 05:02 PM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Where should I drive to for great Black Walnut at a good price

08-28-2017 06:20 AM by newwoodbutcher

Here in southern california, great walnut at a good price is… impossibl...

5 08-28-2017 04:04 PM
View darnes's profile

Project got rained steps?

08-24-2017 12:30 PM by darnes

New to woodworking and have had a potential setback. I do all my work outs...

14 08-26-2017 03:21 PM
View FreeRangeWoodworker's profile

Wood expansion--why I doubt.

02-23-2017 01:28 AM by FreeRangeWoodworker

One of my favorite YouTube woodworkers made a comment in one of his great bui...

46 08-26-2017 01:54 PM
View Twinkie711's profile

Yellow Heart

08-24-2017 09:07 PM by Twinkie711

Has anyone here used yellow heart wood for an outdoor project in a northern c...

2 08-26-2017 12:11 AM
View Chris Cook's profile

Wood Identification...again

08-11-2017 12:59 AM by Chris Cook

Could I please get some help identifying this wood? It is very whiteish, may...

76 08-24-2017 09:24 PM
View CaptCoan's profile

moister content

08-22-2017 01:05 AM by CaptCoan

I’m going to air dry some Cherry from a tree in our yard (2’ thic...

18 08-24-2017 11:22 AM
View marcVT's profile

Stuctural Grade rough cut softwood near vermont (new england)

08-21-2017 12:31 PM by marcVT

Hello All I guess I should have listened to a response on building code on...

3 08-22-2017 05:40 PM
View AtHomeDad's profile

Was this a lightning strike?

08-19-2017 05:08 PM by AtHomeDad

Newbie here. We had a quick, windy electrical storm my way the other night. L...

15 08-21-2017 12:41 PM
View BryanFaz's profile

Outdoor log benches.

07-22-2017 02:43 PM by BryanFaz

I was asked to (consider) building some outdoor log benches from fallen or so...

9 08-20-2017 03:14 PM
View deadherring's profile

Treatment for pressure treated lumber

08-15-2017 06:50 PM by deadherring

Hey all, I just finished a project of several outdoor couches, a small coc...

13 08-18-2017 01:47 AM
View Fireworker1205's profile

Expansion and contraction

08-15-2017 03:10 PM by Fireworker1205

New to the forum. I apologize if this was already discussed. Im looking i...

5 08-17-2017 12:42 AM

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