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Drying wood

05-27-2018 02:14 PM by ColoradoMade

Noob to the milling my own lumber scene, I recently cut down 3 birch trees in...

6 05-27-2018 04:58 PM
View nbgarageshop's profile

Insecticide for green lumber

04-20-2018 11:59 PM by nbgarageshop

About a month ago my brother and I split some milling and had 1800 bd ft of o...

10 05-27-2018 11:30 AM
View Grumpy's profile

Interesting Trees

10-06-2008 01:43 AM by Grumpy

As Lumberjocks we all have an interest in trees. so how about a page designat...

3878 05-27-2018 02:09 AM
View Closclos's profile


02-16-2017 01:25 PM by Closclos

If anyone is intererested in manzanita burls or branches let me know so we ca...

7 05-26-2018 06:03 PM
View tool_junkie's profile

Selling Lumber by Weight instead of Board Foot

05-20-2018 05:27 PM by tool_junkie

All, How common is it to buy and sell lumber by weight instead of board fo...

13 05-25-2018 08:15 PM
View mnausa's profile

Wood Identification

05-23-2018 04:00 PM by mnausa

What type of wood is this? This is floor joists and beams from a warehouse i...

14 05-25-2018 12:12 AM
View Bamabb's profile

Pulling in the aprons on my Nicholson bench

05-23-2018 06:32 PM by Bamabb

So I am working on a Nicholson bench. I am using some lumber I got fairly che...

5 05-24-2018 04:05 AM
View steffen707's profile

How to store 40 year old dry lumber

05-21-2018 07:29 PM by steffen707

I’ve recently purchased about 2000 board feet of 40 year old pine and o...

11 05-24-2018 01:44 AM
View RandyinFlorida's profile

Blackwater River Tools, Pensacola Florida

05-23-2018 12:21 PM by RandyinFlorida

Does anybody have any knowledge/feedback on Blackwater River Tools? I recent...

5 05-23-2018 07:34 PM
View WoodDunce's profile

Uncertain about the wood I should use.

05-22-2018 12:33 PM by WoodDunce

So lately I’ve been thinking of making my own office desk, of the cheap...

9 05-23-2018 12:31 AM
View Darlington's profile

Mysterious Mold appeared on stored wood

05-21-2018 01:43 PM by Darlington

My landlord asked me to stop storing my wood in the garage, as I was moving i...

7 05-22-2018 05:02 PM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Bowed Table top

05-20-2018 01:11 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

Last year I made a kitchen island and I used 2×4 SPF lumber to make up t...

13 05-21-2018 01:24 PM
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02-08-2018 04:24 AM by DMiller

Good evening to all of my fellow Lumberjocks! Over the last month I have bee...

10 05-21-2018 12:46 PM
View BoilerUp21's profile

Help Identify this Wood

05-20-2018 11:45 PM by BoilerUp21

I have a feeling i know what this is, but trying to confirm. Received this pi...

7 05-21-2018 12:01 PM
View jamsomito's profile

quick questions about using cedar indoors

05-19-2018 07:27 PM by jamsomito

I’m looking at making a piece of abstract wall art with some hard maple...

3 05-19-2018 10:44 PM
View Clarkswoodworking's profile (online now)

A log I just bought

05-18-2018 07:06 PM by Clarkswoodworking

Bought 1/2 this log and having it cut upThis is a mill that deals in ...

3 05-19-2018 06:32 PM
View Jimintomahawak's profile

Where to buy in northern wi

05-18-2018 08:47 PM by Jimintomahawak

I’m looking to buy some sawn 4/4 lumber in soft maple and red oak in north ce...

5 05-19-2018 02:54 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Ipe wood

05-18-2018 12:56 AM by Mark Shultz

I am making a fairly simple ipe table top (on metal legs). I’ve never ...

5 05-18-2018 06:29 PM
View recycle1943's profile

do you recognize this wood ?

05-15-2018 05:45 PM by recycle1943

A while back I bought some lumber somewhere and in the pile I came across two...

30 05-18-2018 04:20 PM
View BoilerUp21's profile

HELP - Oak splitting 2 days after glue up

05-16-2018 11:14 PM by BoilerUp21

First two pictures are of splitting. Occurring on the ends and along ...

10 05-17-2018 08:50 PM

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