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Best way to clean out juniper knots?

07-24-2015 08:24 PM by LiveEdge

I know that when people strip juniper logs or branches they typically do it w...

3 07-25-2015 02:40 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Rough sawn cedar is a PITA

07-23-2015 08:29 PM by toddbeaulieu

I’ve bought rough sawn red and white cedar from a a few local sources f...

14 07-24-2015 09:42 PM
View Logan Craig's profile

Woodcraft having a pretty good Purpleheart Peltogyne sale

07-24-2015 04:26 PM by Logan Craig

FYI: Woodcraft has 3/4” x 4” x 36” purpleheart on sale for ...

1 07-24-2015 04:55 PM
View Trucker's profile

Preventing Warping in Humidity Changes?

07-20-2015 01:37 PM by Trucker

Hi Everyone,I have been making a bunch of cutting boards over the past severa...

25 07-24-2015 01:07 PM
View marvelouzone's profile

critique this stand, will it gold 3000 pounds?

07-22-2015 10:17 PM by marvelouzone

SO I’m building a stand for a custom aquarium which measure 96”L,...

20 07-24-2015 06:44 AM
View Trucker's profile

Question About Bloodwood

07-22-2015 05:58 PM by Trucker

Hi Everyone,I have been looking at bloodwood lumber and it all seems to be me...

15 07-23-2015 05:47 PM
View Holbs's profile

What is next to learn for casework? Belt sander / OSS needed?

07-22-2015 01:11 AM by Holbs

1.) So here is my feeble yet enriching experiment into my first true cabinet...

8 07-23-2015 01:07 PM
View Stevedore's profile

Piano keys - Ebony?

07-13-2015 05:19 PM by Stevedore

I’m about to have an OLD piano hauled away, and I’m looking to se...

13 07-22-2015 09:09 PM
View Michigander's profile

Japanese maple tree trunk drying advice

05-12-2015 03:35 PM by Michigander

Our beautiful Japanese Maple of 25 years died with the cold winter of 201...

4 07-22-2015 07:49 PM
View gumbydammit's profile

soaked lumber delivered to my house

07-17-2015 01:47 AM by gumbydammit

I have not had to buy lumber before where the boards were so long I had to ha...

49 07-22-2015 08:17 AM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Outdoor finish for white oak Adirondack chairs?

07-20-2015 10:43 PM by ColonelTravis

Working on Adirondack chairs, I want something more substantial than the ceda...

12 07-21-2015 06:13 PM
View kmetzger's profile

What tree is this?

07-20-2015 07:29 PM by kmetzger

I live in central Mexico and I assume this tree branch fell off a truck becau...

2 07-20-2015 09:43 PM
View holsterguy's profile

qswo in my area

07-20-2015 02:04 AM by holsterguy

Hopefully you guys can help. Does anybody know of a sawmill that would have D...

2 07-20-2015 02:03 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Mailbox wood type

07-20-2015 12:51 AM by edwood1975

I’m hoping my fellow LJ’s can help me.. I want to make my own wal...

3 07-20-2015 02:57 AM
View Garrgamill's profile

was this a good deal

07-18-2015 04:01 AM by Garrgamill

hey this is my first post on here. i have been trolling around for a while a...

27 07-19-2015 10:08 PM
View ishelby's profile

Help! I would like to know the name of this detail.

07-16-2015 03:13 PM by ishelby

I just bought this home and I’m try to figure out what this detail arou...

10 07-19-2015 09:42 PM
View RichLagrand's profile

Avocado lumber?

07-19-2015 04:10 PM by RichLagrand

I have a request from a friend to make a cross from the branches of an avocad...

2 07-19-2015 08:11 PM
View onoitsmatt's profile

Saving Olive Wood

07-19-2015 01:40 PM by onoitsmatt

So about a year ago, I cut down a small olive tree in my front yard. It is a...

1 07-19-2015 02:22 PM
View Starfury's profile

Good place to buy lumber in SF Bay Area

07-17-2015 09:01 PM by Starfury

I’m in the SF Bay Area and I’m looking for places to get good lum...

4 07-18-2015 09:22 PM
View jeffswildwood's profile

Silver maple

07-16-2015 12:53 AM by jeffswildwood

Hi all, I have three silver maple trees laying in my yard now due to recent s...

12 07-18-2015 03:40 AM

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