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01-31-2017 12:23 AM by johnhutchinson

I saw this today and immediately added it to my to-NOT-do list. I think it...

60 02-20-2017 03:22 AM
View ravensrock's profile

What kind of wood do you think this is?

02-17-2017 11:52 PM by ravensrock

This is the left arm of a porch swing. I had someone ask if I could make a m...

12 02-19-2017 02:49 PM
View jenyf1r's profile

Buyer for Large Whole Maple Burl

02-13-2017 02:08 PM by jenyf1r

I’m looking to buy a large whole maple burl with good figure – at least...

2 02-18-2017 04:59 PM
View Will Merrit's profile

Any Ideas on this Grain Feature

02-17-2017 03:30 PM by Will Merrit

This is from a piece of 350 year old sinker Heart Pine. I am not sure what t...

3 02-17-2017 07:03 PM
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02-16-2017 01:25 PM by Closclos

If anyone is intererested in manzanita burls or branches let me know so we ca...

3 02-16-2017 07:17 PM
View Brett Gray's profile

Can anyone tell me the identification of this wood?

02-13-2017 02:06 PM by Brett Gray

I just bought this piece of wood from a guy who bought an old, ru...

31 02-16-2017 12:38 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Source for 8/4 Genuine Mahagony

01-16-2017 03:56 AM by CharlesA

I need about 36 bf of Genuine Mahogany, 24 of it in 8/4. I’d get it fr...

15 02-16-2017 12:57 AM
View bennesh1's profile

Need Help Choosing Wood Type for a Bench Project

01-19-2017 10:41 PM by bennesh1

I’m planning to build a dining table bench to match my Mother-In-Laws t...

11 02-14-2017 06:50 PM
View rwe2156's profile (online now)

Sycamore log

02-14-2017 02:35 PM by rwe2156

Got this from a friend in the tree business. One of the biggest I’ve s...

2 02-14-2017 05:41 PM
View Frazeran's profile

Green Colored Maple

02-02-2017 06:47 PM by Frazeran

All, Brand new to the forum so I hope this is the right place to post ...

8 02-14-2017 02:44 PM
View OCD's profile

Name this wood

02-13-2017 02:06 PM by OCD

Hello all, Please help settle a bet. ID the species of wood on top of this an...

11 02-13-2017 08:52 PM
View Siv's profile

Cedar too soft for furniture?

02-06-2017 10:37 PM by Siv

I picked up some cheap cedar from Home Depot this weekend just to try as I ha...

9 02-13-2017 02:07 PM
View Marcus's profile

Wood ID Help

02-11-2017 02:57 PM by Marcus

Found this along w/ the rest of the tree that has just recentely been cut dow...

7 02-12-2017 04:35 PM
View Kingchristo's profile

Processing wood help

02-11-2017 11:04 PM by Kingchristo

Well here in the UK wood is expensive and anyway to get good wood cheap is a ...

2 02-11-2017 11:20 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Wood ID help

02-10-2017 01:17 PM by Gixxerjoe04

Anyone have any thoughts as to what kind of wood this is? The pics are from ...

10 02-11-2017 10:33 PM
View DrSteve's profile

Fresh Cut Apple Wood

12-17-2012 08:02 PM by DrSteve

A friend cut down an apple tree in his yard. Luckily, the trunk was in good s...

15 02-11-2017 02:46 PM
View Trudeo's profile

Seattle - What business will cut and plane a walnut board for me?

02-09-2017 09:21 PM by Trudeo

I am new to woodworking and I don’t have much tools (yet…). I hav...

5 02-11-2017 04:30 AM
View avsmusic1's profile

Looking for Tips on Buying/Storing Green Wood

02-04-2017 11:21 PM by avsmusic1

Hello all I’m a hobbyist planning to buy a full log of wood from a l...

15 02-11-2017 03:21 AM
View Jose's profile

Where to buy good wood in Tampabay area

02-08-2017 09:17 PM by Jose

Anyone from the Tampabay area in FL know a good place to buy lumber other tha...

5 02-11-2017 02:54 AM
View Rrrandy's profile (online now)


02-08-2017 02:41 PM by Rrrandy

I’m replacing my redwood deck boards with a composite material. The sub...

5 02-11-2017 01:04 AM

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