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Old lumber

02-23-2016 06:22 PM by Omar157

Can someone tell me what kind of wood the old 2×4 were?How do they look ...

8 02-24-2016 04:55 AM
View Jim's profile

Light Tone Wood Species

02-08-2016 03:05 PM by Jim

Hey friends, I’m about to order wood species for a big job. The lumber ...

19 02-23-2016 03:29 PM
View Johnson32's profile

Brand new to wood turning. I have a very dumb question

02-20-2016 07:15 PM by Johnson32

Just getting into wood turning and looking into all the different kinds of wo...

8 02-22-2016 06:52 AM
View bdresch's profile

Help identifying salvaged trim species.

02-17-2016 03:43 AM by bdresch

I just saved a bunch of beautiful doors and casings from an old four square t...

1 02-22-2016 03:55 AM
View Tom's profile

Old particle board furniture - keep or dump

02-20-2016 06:25 PM by Tom

We’re doing a bit of house cleaning and have a 15+ year old entertainme...

13 02-21-2016 07:19 AM
View Whitewalls's profile

Silver Maple slab MC

02-20-2016 02:38 PM by Whitewalls

I had some Silver Maple that I saved from being firewood milled a little over...

2 02-21-2016 05:23 AM
View GeoffKatz's profile

Wood Identification Help

02-17-2016 01:36 AM by GeoffKatz

Hello Everybody. I’m interested in building an outdoor structure with ...

11 02-20-2016 07:07 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Chainsaw Mill Questions

02-19-2016 11:34 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys! I recently bucked and split a big 20 foot long 24”ish whit...

10 02-20-2016 12:57 PM
View Liveedgewoodtables's profile

Where can I get ahold of a kiln drying schedule for 10/4 Black Walnut?

02-18-2016 06:44 PM by Liveedgewoodtables

Well, I guess the whole question is in my title. I have quite a bit of wide l...

4 02-19-2016 01:30 AM
View tyler's profile

Salvaged Wood Species I.D.

02-16-2016 06:40 AM by tyler

I just received a good amount of salvaged wood from a buddy that I think was ...

21 02-18-2016 12:57 PM
View KnifeLife's profile

Is red oak safe for end grain cutting boards

05-16-2011 04:55 PM by KnifeLife

I saw a coment that Red Oak is NOT safe for cutting boards (end grain or Long...

14 02-17-2016 09:42 PM
View garlandkr's profile

Sweetgum checking like crazy, butterflies?

02-14-2016 05:08 PM by garlandkr

So I bought this piece a few months ago and did some cleaning up on it then l...

7 02-16-2016 02:23 AM
View ppg677's profile (online now)

Newbie question: is planing down 4/4 the best way to get 1/2" stock? (versus Menards)

02-14-2016 04:48 PM by ppg677

I’m still using Menards boards for my projects. $4/board-foot for S4S ...

7 02-15-2016 03:03 PM
View sawedoff's profile

Best way to finish live edge

02-14-2016 10:45 PM by sawedoff

I have about a 3” thick piece of mesquite that was cut out of a tree. I...

2 02-15-2016 02:04 AM
View SamBamboo's profile

Looking for lumber dealer suggestions

02-12-2016 05:09 AM by SamBamboo

Hello everyone, I am hoping I can get pointed in the right direction. BTW I a...

8 02-14-2016 12:14 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

QS Sycamore spots

02-13-2016 05:33 PM by Gixxerjoe04

So I made some bread boards back in August for a show, the ones I didn’...

1 02-13-2016 06:04 PM
View lance98's profile

I've got a whole bunch of black walnut logs - what do I do with them?

01-27-2016 03:43 PM by lance98

Hi All,Please excuse my inexperience. I’d like to use this black walnu...

11 02-13-2016 02:19 AM
View packetsmacker's profile

Local wood species in Florida

02-10-2016 02:07 PM by packetsmacker

I am traveling through Florida and was thinking I could pick up some local wo...

11 02-12-2016 12:58 AM
View Will Merrit's profile

Black Locust - Best Use

02-11-2016 03:17 PM by Will Merrit

Good morning all, I have a pal that is going to give me some logs (6̵...

6 02-11-2016 11:53 PM
View Chris 's profile

Flatten twisted wood without planing???

02-10-2016 08:02 PM by Chris

I have a handful of 100+year old fir from an old barn that was being torn dow...

6 02-11-2016 05:22 PM

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