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View OldBull's profile

Is there a correct side / figure of Leopardwood ??

11-26-2021 02:43 PM by OldBull

Good morning, I realize personal preference of a woodworker should be king...

7 11-26-2021 06:52 PM
View Wickerdave's profile

Hardwood and exotics source in Iowa

11-24-2021 05:52 PM by Wickerdave

Need suggestions for Hardwood and exotic lumber source in the Cedar Rapids Io...

5 11-25-2021 03:45 AM
View NoWhiskeyWoodworking's profile

A Question about Spalting

11-19-2021 06:12 PM by NoWhiskeyWoodworking

Hey everyone, I’ve gotten very used to working with burls and galls....

10 11-20-2021 03:38 PM
View badair1228's profile

Lumber Yard Hack?

11-18-2021 03:05 PM by badair1228

I have run into a problem that I cannot seem to solve with an efficient metho...

6 11-18-2021 10:59 PM
View James E McIntyre's profile

I bought some African Mahogany recently and this bug crawled out of one of these holes.

11-16-2021 11:30 PM by James E McIntyre

I didn’t see the bore holes when I selected the lumber and as we ...

11 11-17-2021 05:10 PM
View Quetzal's profile

help with drying slabs please, i dont want to ruin these ones

11-12-2021 01:29 PM by Quetzal

so i usually work with just store bought woods, but i had a 40 year old crab ...

26 11-15-2021 07:29 PM
View original's profile

Help needed with knots in our Pine Select C&Better tongue and groove boards please.

11-15-2021 02:09 PM by original

Hello,I am the homeowner that has a contractor that recommended Pine C&Be...

4 11-15-2021 03:30 PM
View bugsbugsbugs's profile

About to move and concerned about bugs in my stash

11-12-2021 01:29 PM by bugsbugsbugs

I’m about to move into a new place. Currently, my shop is in a detached...

8 11-12-2021 09:23 PM
View shippinguptoboston's profile

Router Table and Workbench in uninsulated shed, do I need to seal them from humidity?

11-01-2021 12:47 AM by shippinguptoboston

We had a few days of bad rain up in the northeast and most of my plywood offc...

2 11-01-2021 10:06 AM
View sonnyr's profile

Free Cabinet Doors Near Round Rock, Texas

10-24-2021 09:17 PM by sonnyr

I have been lucky enough to secure a continuous supply of mostly painted or s...

3 10-31-2021 02:06 AM
View BrindleDog's profile

Free Walnut from Craigslist

09-21-2021 10:35 PM by BrindleDog

I noticed that there was a free wood listing on Craigslist while I was at wor...

23 10-29-2021 02:22 AM
View TZH's profile

Warped Slab.....

10-23-2021 11:43 PM by TZH

This slab was gifted to me a few years back, and I’ve never tried doing...

22 10-28-2021 01:13 AM
View YIAYIA's profile

VERY old wooden bowl has a massive crack??!!

07-09-2017 08:31 PM by YIAYIA

I have my Great, grandmother’s wooden biscuit bowl. Over the years it ...

9 10-25-2021 06:57 AM
View Tony1212's profile

Need help identifying a tree that was cut down

10-21-2021 06:55 PM by Tony1212

A tree died between the sidewalk and street and the township crew came out th...

29 10-24-2021 05:39 PM
View dwfowler46's profile

Epoxy for wood cookies

10-19-2021 11:52 AM by dwfowler46

I am new in the hobby! On my my first project I turned a large double cookie ...

1 10-24-2021 04:47 AM
View Dave Polaschek's profile

Hardened wood

10-22-2021 12:12 PM by Dave Polaschek

Seems like a pretty neat development to me. Remove the lignin and compress th...

13 10-23-2021 12:03 PM
View Kyle2112's profile

Looking for Yellowheart in N. California

10-19-2021 11:33 PM by Kyle2112

My local hardwood dealer is unable to acquire this for me. Can anyone point m...

5 10-20-2021 06:58 PM
View rsarian's profile

Need help identifying species of lumber

10-19-2021 06:28 AM by rsarian

I purchased a whole bunch of lumber from an estate sale and most of it doesn&...

5 10-20-2021 07:25 AM
View JKB33's profile

What to use when there is no Baltic Birch?

10-17-2021 09:43 PM by JKB33

I’m looking for an alternative for 1/2 Baltic birch for some shop drawers. Al...

15 10-19-2021 08:56 PM
View ColoradoBrian's profile

Going to the USVI, worthwhile to bring back a small piece of lumber?

10-15-2021 04:48 AM by ColoradoBrian

I’m traveling to the US Virgin Islands next month. I’m pondering ...

8 10-17-2021 10:03 PM

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