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Exterior finish for Qtr. Sawn White Oak

07-24-2010 05:48 AM by volpeveneers

I’m currently making a coffered ceiling for my covered patio deck. It&#...

2 07-24-2010 03:00 PM
View Kate's profile

watermellon = wood?

07-20-2010 01:56 PM by Kate

has anyone else seen this You Tube video? Very funny.

6 07-23-2010 07:17 PM
View anna_starr82's profile

what wood for a Stool?

07-15-2010 03:26 PM by anna_starr82

Hello all, I would like to build a stool for my daughter so that she can r...

6 07-23-2010 08:31 AM
View NateX's profile

How do I get from a log to wood I can use?

07-20-2010 01:29 AM by NateX

While doing some plumbing work at a house near me I noticed the gardeners nex...

9 07-23-2010 06:28 AM
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Deep glossy finish for MDF?

07-22-2010 07:50 AM by Propaganda

Hi We are having a rough time with this, we are trying to figure out how t...

5 07-22-2010 09:59 PM
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Oak chairs- refinishing question

07-20-2010 07:08 PM by Knothead62

My wife and I have eight oak chairs that we are going to refinish and possibl...

7 07-22-2010 08:11 PM
View FaTToaD's profile

Help with some cedar logs...

07-20-2010 10:53 PM by FaTToaD

A buddy of mine’s father has several cedar trees he has cut down and sa...

7 07-22-2010 05:56 PM
View stevef22's profile

Oak slab finishing question.

07-11-2010 01:58 AM by stevef22

I have a huge oak slab I found on the side of the road. It has some pretty go...

5 07-22-2010 02:30 PM
View flipflop's profile

Drying hemlock

07-19-2010 09:18 AM by flipflop

I was in NY a few weeks back and I called a mill and had some lumber cut to b...

4 07-21-2010 07:45 AM
View Gary Glaze's profile

How to kill mold?

07-20-2010 03:02 PM by Gary Glaze

I recently sawed some green blackwalnut on my portable mill. I stickered it ...

12 07-21-2010 06:08 AM
View Rebecca's profile

Consignment - Asheville

07-19-2010 03:55 PM by Rebecca

We are the only store in WNC selling both wood and woodworking machinery on c...

3 07-20-2010 03:46 AM
View CryptKeeper's profile

What is the shortest cutoff you save?

07-14-2010 11:33 PM by CryptKeeper

Over the past 6 to 8 weeks I have been cleaning up my shop and pulling things...

26 07-20-2010 03:41 AM
View FlanelLover's profile

Safe Wood For Cutting Board

07-19-2010 04:09 PM by FlanelLover

What are the safe woods for a cutting board? Or is the finish all that I need...

5 07-20-2010 03:06 AM
View joeven's profile

Sources for American holly and Swiss Pear Woods

07-18-2010 06:18 AM by joeven

G’day from the land down under. Have just joined your forum. I make ...

1 07-18-2010 10:00 AM
View PHILH's profile

Redwood 1x2 finger joint

07-16-2010 03:41 AM by PHILH

I was given about (40) 12’ Redwood 1×2 finger joint boards, What i...

4 07-18-2010 07:28 AM
View pashley's profile

Swapping birch for cherry?

07-16-2010 05:55 PM by pashley

I’m building a sizable toy chest for someone, and wanted to use cherry ...

9 07-18-2010 06:57 AM
View GregP's profile

Looking for a good wood filler for cherry.

07-17-2010 05:56 AM by GregP

Does anyone have a suggestion for a good wood filler for cherry that will acc...

8 07-17-2010 11:26 PM
View JonSnc1's profile

Reclaimed barn boards

07-15-2010 03:33 AM by JonSnc1

Have a couple questions about prepping some old barn boards… I’ve...

15 07-16-2010 05:01 AM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Difference between hard and soft maple?

07-06-2010 11:49 PM by yellowtruck75

What is the difference between hard and soft maple? I have some soft maple a...

21 07-15-2010 07:16 AM
View MOJOE's profile

Found Wood and Checking

07-14-2010 04:56 AM by MOJOE

So I bandsawed up some found wood the other day, and didn’t have any an...

10 07-15-2010 07:07 AM

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