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Forum topic by Wiley posted 06-28-2010 02:52 PM 1062 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Wiley

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06-28-2010 02:52 PM

We’ve got one for tools, but I’m never sure where to post questions about wood. They tend to end up in the design forum, but I think wood deserves a forum of its own.

-- "When you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think straight" - Inherit the Wind


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tyskkvinna

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#1 posted 06-28-2010 04:09 PM

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#2 posted 06-28-2010 04:30 PM

I also agree. I’m probably more into exotic woods than most people in this forum. It would be great to have a designated place to talk about different woods.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 06-28-2010 04:52 PM

I agree. Im kind of surprised that there isn’t one already. It’s sort of like Forum 0.

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#4 posted 06-28-2010 07:13 PM

I agree as well.

-- Daniel

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#5 posted 06-28-2010 08:20 PM

I agree as well x infinity!

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#6 posted 06-28-2010 09:17 PM

maybe just call it materials.

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#7 posted 06-28-2010 09:37 PM

Gotta be “Wood”. I’ve found sites with properties of wood, but have to hunt and peck for first-hand accounts and pictures of examples before and after working it. Nothing seems to be more complicated than identifying a piece of wood, even by experts, and particulary in old furniture and carvings. The more learned about different woods, how to use them to best advantage, where to get them, what’s a fair price, and what is involved in working them, the more people will branch out and experiment. It wouldn’t hurt to have the know-how, too, to avoid costly mistakes. If it’s called “Materials” you’ll have to wade through numerous posts on glues, hardware, and everything else. Even “Wood” could be broken down into sub-catagories, but a search engine would let a person type in what they are looking for and pick it out of all the blogs.

-- Gnettie the Gnome

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Div

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#8 posted 06-28-2010 10:02 PM

Wood. You got my vote as well!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#9 posted 06-28-2010 11:30 PM

Great idea!

-- McMaker Woodworks, Where you can give directive for a pending antique.

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#10 posted 06-28-2010 11:50 PM

Ya, works for me as well

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#11 posted 06-29-2010 12:02 AM

This seems to be a very well managed website I’m sure someone will take note of this.
I think it’s a great idea. got my vote.

-- Life is good.

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#12 posted 07-01-2010 08:30 AM

Agreed. Will be added soon ;) Thanks.

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Martin Sojka

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#13 posted 07-05-2010 05:57 PM

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