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10-06-2008 04:34 AM

Burr Oak?? - 10 replies

My wife’s uncle has offered me access to his woodpile. Her family lives on alot of acreage and every few years they go through and mill out a bunch of logs. 4 years ago he milled a bunch of Burr Oak and Walnut. All of this wood is 1 3/4” thick 12’ long and varying widths. I am getting ready to do a basic mission style dining t...

04-03-2008 06:14 AM

Bookmatching - 6 replies

Throughout my looking at different peoples work I see some gorgeous bookmatching. I think this makes wonderful looking pieces. My question is how do you bookmatch. I have thought that you would have to resaw the lumber to thin 1/16th or 1/8” almost like a veneer. Is this correct or is there some other process to do this. Thanks in advance

03-25-2008 03:45 AM

Anyone in Kansas - 12 replies

I am in Kansas and am fairly new to furniture building. I have been doing hardwood floors for a few years and have done a couple pieces of furniture throughout the last six months. I am wondering where you guys get your exotic woods and other unique dimensional lumber. If I could find something local it would be great. Thanks in Advance

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