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View DonJ's profile

07-03-2014 at 10:05 AM by DonJ

Has anyone purchased wood from these folks, and if so, any opinions?

5 07-04-2014 at 08:05 AM
View harum's profile

old vs. young (redwood growth)

07-02-2014 at 09:43 AM by harum

Until recently, when going through a stack of redwood at the lumberyard, I ha...

6 07-03-2014 at 07:42 AM
View crashman's profile

Epoxy or Butterfly

07-01-2014 at 06:11 AM by crashman

Hello LJ’S, Looking for a bit of advice/experience. I am building a ...

6 07-01-2014 at 02:45 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Light wenge - will it stay that way?

06-30-2014 at 05:39 PM by LiveEdge

I’m building a jewelry box and the only wenge stock I could get was 8/4...

4 07-01-2014 at 02:21 PM
View OldWrangler's profile (online now)

What to do with a burl..............

06-28-2014 at 10:14 PM by OldWrangler

Wife and I were roaming local woods and found this tree???? This appears...

14 06-30-2014 at 01:45 PM
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House being torn Down

06-30-2014 at 06:42 AM by KBS17

We have a 1960 white brick ranch in Charlotte. Tearing down everything but t...

3 06-30-2014 at 10:14 AM
View illusionfieldsfarm's profile

Poplar and termites?

06-29-2014 at 08:10 PM by illusionfieldsfarm

I’ve been looking at building a new home using poplar (tulip poplar her...

3 06-29-2014 at 10:55 PM
View interpim's profile

Avocado blanks

02-21-2012 at 06:40 PM by interpim

So, I posted some turnings made from avocado recently, and got quite a bit of...

4 06-29-2014 at 08:58 PM
View kodmfl's profile

Sources of surplus, discarded or salvage lumber

06-29-2014 at 02:38 PM by kodmfl

This is probably a crazy question but I’m looking for a source of surpl...

2 06-29-2014 at 02:44 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Working with quarter inch stock ??

06-27-2014 at 09:03 AM by natenaaron

I am working on a small lamp project and as usual I decided the base had to b...

3 06-29-2014 at 10:19 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Cut my cherry burl

06-10-2014 at 08:03 PM by Gixxerjoe04

Got to cut up my cherry burl that i cut from a scrap pile around a month or s...

4 06-29-2014 at 08:06 AM
View Sharpie's profile

Black Locust Rounds

06-27-2014 at 06:50 PM by Sharpie

My wife would like me make some rounds out of Black Locust for a project (see...

4 06-28-2014 at 05:46 PM
View Micahm's profile

Has anyone purchased wood from, looks cheap!

06-27-2014 at 09:03 PM by Micahm

Surfing the web i came across There woods seems cheaper ...

2 06-28-2014 at 07:33 AM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Vaneer edges chipping

06-25-2014 at 07:05 PM by woodworkingdrew

Anybody got any tips or tricks to prevent vaneer edges from chipping? Thanks

4 06-27-2014 at 01:17 PM
View dschlic1's profile

Best lumber for a patio cart

06-20-2014 at 12:00 PM by dschlic1

I am thinking about building a patio cart similar to this. Woodsmith recommen...

6 06-27-2014 at 11:08 AM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

What kind of wood is this?

06-21-2014 at 11:45 AM by Kaleb the Swede

Got it on a craigslist find with a bunch of walnut, maple, and po...

35 06-27-2014 at 10:27 AM
View William Shelley's profile

Hickory - Carbide tooling required?

06-21-2014 at 04:12 PM by William Shelley

I’m working with hickory for the first time and it seems that my shop i...

10 06-27-2014 at 06:55 AM
View JDWilliams's profile

How to sand a table top without getting waves

06-26-2014 at 05:12 PM by JDWilliams

I started this project a few months ago. As time permits I get to do a bit o...

14 06-27-2014 at 06:04 AM
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06-26-2014 at 03:55 AM by lumberdog

What are some of the uses for shavings from my planer ?, i have several leaf ...

21 06-27-2014 at 05:56 AM
View wiser1934's profile

poplar for use in cheese board

06-26-2014 at 06:57 AM by wiser1934

any of my learned colleagues see any problems in using poplar for an end grai...

3 06-26-2014 at 07:18 PM

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