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Different wood requires different woodworking strategies - from cutting to finishing. Share your tips and challenges here in the Wood & Lumber Forum.

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Welcome to the new hit game show - Name that wood!

56 days ago by j_dubb

A buddy reached out to me yesterday and told me he had a 2-story red cedar ba...

54 54 days ago
View LiveEdge's profile

Tips for selecting and working with barnwood?

55 days ago by LiveEdge

I’m going to embark (haha) on building a desk and I’d like to use...

3 54 days ago
View TedHains's profile

How dry must Maple be?

57 days ago by TedHains

I had a Maple log sawn to 5/4 last August, stacker with dividers stored under...

15 55 days ago
View fernandoindia's profile

How to straighten a Bowed cedar for a model ship display case ?

75 days ago by fernandoindia

Hi fellows, I am about to build a display case for a model ship which shou...

15 55 days ago
View DorkFish's profile

Just bought 10 acres of Land on the MS Gulf Coast...

57 days ago by DorkFish

Hi there, I have been doing various research in regards to selling Timber ...

16 55 days ago
View Morphius_z's profile

Need help ID'ing a few veneers

57 days ago by Morphius_z

So, I managed to grab a few veneers off Kijiji… the guy wasn’t su...

2 56 days ago
View LearningAsIGo's profile

Best type of wood for outdoor swing?

57 days ago by LearningAsIGo

I’m trying to calculate how much it would cost to build an outdoor swin...

6 56 days ago
View PSUmike's profile

Commission Headboard

57 days ago by PSUmike

A friend of mine recently asked if I could make a headboard that would kind o...

9 57 days ago
View skatefriday's profile

Milling a log.

57 days ago by skatefriday

I have a six year old sycamore in my front yard that hasnever really thrived ...

5 57 days ago
View Notw's profile

What plywood to use?

62 days ago by Notw

I am about to build two nightstands (small dressers really) and my wife would...

27 58 days ago
View zombolina's profile

Walnut blanket chest help

58 days ago by zombolina

Hi All, I’m a beginner and this is my 2nd case good project, the first...

1 58 days ago
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

What type of wood?

60 days ago by Sawdustmaker115

Ok, i got this wood sometime ago from a pallet, I’m going to be making ...

22 59 days ago
View ZiggyZ's profile

Help identifying this wood species

65 days ago by ZiggyZ

Hi everyone. This weekend I visited my parents in SE Pennsylvania and, whi...

9 59 days ago
View Canofworms's profile

Base molding for this craftman trim. Just asking for comments and ideas.

63 days ago by Canofworms

We have most of the trim up and I am trying to figure out the base board trim...

4 60 days ago
View Micahm's profile

Wood identification please!

61 days ago by Micahm

This is some wood from some pallets we have. The pallets are about 10 foot lo...

10 60 days ago
View cgm_md's profile

Help in identifying lumber -- dense and knotty

64 days ago by cgm_md

Hey all, need some help identifying this lumber. It is pretty dense, at leas...

27 60 days ago
View athomas5009's profile

Help with veneer idendification

64 days ago by athomas5009

Well over the holiday weekend I was up and Holland MI and stumbled across a g...

7 61 days ago
View bhuckster's profile

Need Some Help finding Harwood

62 days ago by bhuckster

Hello all… This is my first post here and I figured that since there ar...

5 61 days ago
View RogerM's profile

Chestnut Gloat

63 days ago by RogerM

Apparently I posted some of these pictures in the wrong place – - sorry...

14 62 days ago
View ScaleShipWright's profile

Mulberry, a good find

65 days ago by ScaleShipWright

Last week I found a nice piece of Mulberry; I promptly loaded it on my car an...

6 62 days ago

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