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897 days ago

Almond Wood... Have you ever? - 3 replies

Howdy Folks, A friend of mine a work buys Almond wood by the cord for fire wood. He’s stated many times how hard the wood is. It got me wonder if it any good for say turning?I plan to ask him for a piece just to mess around with.Have any of you worked with Almond wood? Thanks in advance… Ken

1309 days ago

Where Can I Get...? - 4 replies

Howdy Gang, I’ve been asked to price out a couple of Oak Framed wall mounted chalk boards.I have a wood source for the oak but plane unframed chalk board seems to be elusive.All I can find on the net is framed finished boards.These will be used by children so they need to be sturdy boards.Any ideas out there? Thanks so much, Ken

1368 days ago

What is it? - 2 replies

Howdy Folks, I have recently come across a piece of wood that was given to me at a lumber yard where I buy all my lumber (I’m a woodworker). The name of the wood is “Danto”.I can find next to nothing in regards to the history and use of the wood.The most I can find on the web is the scientific name of “Roupala Montana&...

1387 days ago

Cherry Wood Finish - 3 replies

Howdy Gang, I’m just about to finish a cherry wall mirror/shelf/drawer unit. As far as finish goes I’m leaning toward a oil or wax finish (linseed oil or carnuba wax). I’m wondering what the general thought is about these choices and would like to hear any recommendations. Thank so much, K. Plante

1394 days ago

Bench Top Planer - 14 replies

Hello Lumber Jocks, I just bought the DeWalt 734 bench top planer. I did a lot of research before hand and I am very happy with the purchase. I think it would be great to hear from other 734 owners as to how you are getting the most of your planer. It would be great to hear the same from planer owners in general with any tips and tricks. T...


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