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working with bubinga (surfacing)

10-22-2018 03:37 AM by NoSpace

I’m making a desktop for personal use. It’s 3/4” maple base...

7 10-23-2018 02:16 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...

4097 10-23-2018 02:07 AM
View Scotsdevil's profile

Pine table starting to cup. Help!

10-20-2018 02:29 PM by Scotsdevil

A few weeks ago i built a 10 foot pine dining table however the edges are sta...

9 10-22-2018 10:31 PM
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Finishing a wet black walnut slab

10-22-2018 05:55 PM by llamadave

I am making lamp bases (see web site in signature) out of wet black walnut. ...

5 10-22-2018 10:11 PM
View BattleRidge's profile

Cutting plywood...?

10-19-2018 03:10 AM by BattleRidge

I would appreciate thoughts on a simple task – cutting plywood. I am...

22 10-22-2018 05:18 PM
View Corgimom's profile (online now)

Wood slabs cracking

10-21-2018 09:14 PM by Corgimom

So I bought a some newly cut wood slabs and the person recommended a stabiliz...

4 10-22-2018 03:44 AM
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Can someone tell me what kind of wood this is please

10-19-2018 01:12 PM by Kforte

9 10-21-2018 01:34 PM
View Audie's profile

Tree I.D? Post Oak?

10-13-2018 07:43 PM by Audie

I have a property that has to be completely cleared of all timbers and there ...

34 10-21-2018 04:40 AM
View Supersara98's profile

Need help on identification of this piece of wood

07-26-2018 02:41 PM by Supersara98

It’s very heavy. 24lbs. It’s dimensions are 2’ x 6” x 3.5”. Very dense. I kno...

28 10-20-2018 01:52 AM
View Mrowell's profile

Suggestion for use of poplar!!

10-16-2018 09:46 PM by Mrowell

Everyone, I need suggestions of uses for poplar! I am overseeing a large cons...

53 10-20-2018 01:44 AM
View AMDio's profile

Looking to sell a black walnut tree that is over 30 feet tall need help to find someone to buy it

10-16-2018 12:05 PM by AMDio

I live in long island ny and I have a black walnut tree I want to get rid of ...

19 10-19-2018 08:30 PM
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Back Splat advice needed

06-22-2016 07:02 PM by Mcpowell

I am working on an ambitious project (for me) of building dining room chairs....

7 10-19-2018 03:51 PM
View AZWoody's profile

Fun lumber ID quiz #6

09-16-2017 04:49 PM by AZWoody

Here we go again everyone. This is a very hard wood with amazing grain and...

40 10-18-2018 08:54 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Tapered butt log - best sawing approach when chainsaw milling?

10-17-2018 10:46 AM by JohnMcClure

I have a homemade chainsaw milling rig. It consists of a flat board that I ca...

5 10-17-2018 06:08 PM
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Black Lines on Cherry

10-14-2018 11:03 PM by DrysdaleWoodworking

I have some cherry I’m working with and throughout the board it has bla...

5 10-17-2018 02:09 AM
View CaptCoan's profile

best choice for exterior windows

08-26-2018 10:08 AM by CaptCoan

I live in hot and humid south Louisiana and was wondering which would be best...

15 10-16-2018 10:05 PM
View msinc's profile

Leyland Cypress????

10-16-2018 01:07 AM by msinc

Anyone out there ever mill a Leyland cypress log? Can it even be used for lum...

4 10-16-2018 02:22 AM
View Jake0261's profile

Can anyone ID this wood?

10-13-2018 02:14 PM by Jake0261

I’m out in Phoenix Arizona. I picked it up from a tree removal company. Any a...

27 10-15-2018 08:54 PM
View MrRon's profile

Plywood; now and then

10-12-2018 10:10 PM by MrRon

Plywood used to be manufactured to even fractional sizes, such as 1/4”,...

20 10-14-2018 03:05 PM
View eihabk's profile

how can i minimize cracking in small logs of black walnut that was milled?

10-13-2018 02:15 PM by eihabk

Hi! I just milled some small logs of black walnut i believe and it’s...

8 10-14-2018 02:03 PM

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