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View I_Need_More_Lumber's profile

What to do with this lumber?

07-09-2017 09:02 PM by I_Need_More_Lumber

So I got my hands on this Teak, As you can see, they are mainly blocks. ...

11 07-10-2017 05:52 AM
View splintergroup's profile

Can anyone explain this?

07-09-2017 09:46 PM by splintergroup

This is the deal: I bought some rough sawn 8/4 walnut several years ago fr...

5 07-09-2017 11:01 PM
View Brandonwoodworking's profile

What should I do with this wood? 36"-48" wide poplar cookies about 8" thick

07-09-2017 09:18 PM by Brandonwoodworking

I just got a load of big poplar rounds from an old tree They’re abou...

0 07-09-2017 09:18 PM
View Bobmedic's profile

Sapwood and heartwood

03-15-2017 07:58 AM by Bobmedic

What are your opinions on keeping sapwood and heartwood in projects? Personal...

16 07-09-2017 08:05 PM
View pauljuilleret's profile

has anyone used poplar as a hard wood floor

07-07-2017 01:41 PM by pauljuilleret

I just finished making tung and grove siding out of poplar. after I finished ...

12 07-09-2017 06:39 PM
View Bill Szydlo's profile

Is all Baltic Birch the same?

07-08-2017 04:53 PM by Bill Szydlo

Does anyone know if the Baltic Birch a big box store sells is the same as the...

11 07-09-2017 03:37 PM
View ACWood's profile

Hardwood available in Fort Myers area?

03-27-2015 05:05 PM by ACWood

Glad to join, moved my cabinet shop from California to Fort Myers, looking fo...

22 07-06-2017 08:33 PM
View leftcoaster's profile

can I laminate boards for this project or do I need larger stock?

07-06-2017 01:46 PM by leftcoaster

I’m interested in building John White’s New-Fangled Workbench, wh...

8 07-06-2017 03:28 PM
View Spinks's profile

ID This Species?

06-19-2017 03:01 PM by Spinks

Hi these pics are from a late 1860s Renaissance Revival brownstone in Brookly...

8 07-06-2017 02:49 AM
View RipFence's profile

Source for air dried quarter sawn oak?

07-05-2017 07:40 PM by RipFence

Hello All:My attempts to seal ends and reduce soak time are not going well. A...

8 07-06-2017 02:00 AM
View RipFence's profile

Sealing end grain to protect during soaking

07-04-2017 04:20 PM by RipFence

Hello All:I am working on a couple of Stickley 336 Morris chairs with steam b...

10 07-05-2017 10:06 PM
View Ramasa's profile

Help Identifying wood

07-05-2017 08:33 PM by Ramasa

Can someone help me identify this wood? It’s the floor of a screene...

2 07-05-2017 09:08 PM
View BadgerJoe's profile

Where to buy (or how to make) this profile...

07-05-2017 01:30 PM by BadgerJoe

Good Morning! I’ve started a dresser project, and I’d like to ...

6 07-05-2017 02:18 PM
View Chris Cook's profile

What is it and what should I do with it?

07-01-2017 02:49 PM by Chris Cook

So I just re-sawed this piece of wood. There were indications it would look ...

14 07-03-2017 12:29 PM
View buck123's profile

Thomson's water seal

07-03-2017 12:20 PM by buck123

Has anyone had success using Thomson’s water seal to seal the end grain...

0 07-03-2017 12:20 PM
View BanjoBen's profile

Wood scraps on the grill

07-01-2017 08:34 PM by BanjoBen

I sometimes use small hardwood cutoffs on the grill. I’ve always avoid...

9 07-02-2017 01:47 PM
View woodknotknow's profile

Delbergia Identification

06-30-2017 01:55 PM by woodknotknow

Hi people, Im in Australia and, although i do tend to enjoy wood products and...

1 06-30-2017 02:53 PM
View RichCMD's profile

Wood Identification

06-28-2017 01:52 PM by RichCMD

I was able to get several nice logs from a tree that split at church and had ...

10 06-30-2017 12:15 PM
View AZWoody's profile

What to do when you have an oversized pile of large logs?

06-28-2017 11:59 PM by AZWoody

The solution????

6 06-29-2017 06:08 AM
View averagedadworkshop's profile

Bradford Pear

06-28-2017 02:02 PM by averagedadworkshop

Has anyone had any experience with Bradford Pear? I had a neighbor lose a siz...

9 06-29-2017 02:36 AM

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