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Oak wood value

01-10-2021 07:54 PM by BrindleDog

Is something like this worth it without a bandsaw for resawing? Is resawi...

12 01-10-2021 11:58 PM
View Bcemail's profile

Need help with uneven butcher block counter!!

01-06-2021 07:23 PM by Bcemail

I just installed a butcher block countertop on a new island I put together. ...

9 01-08-2021 04:48 PM
View Craigils's profile

How to finish this Cottonwood/Poplar

01-06-2021 06:25 PM by Craigils

Hi everyone,I am about to embark on a journey of creating a living Edge table...

12 01-07-2021 09:14 PM
View BrindleDog's profile

Can you rive dry wood?

12-31-2020 06:54 PM by BrindleDog

I found a round and a half round of white oak for free on craigslist. The ful...

23 01-07-2021 05:15 PM
View PeteK's profile

Plywood from big box stores

01-05-2021 10:07 PM by PeteK

Is it just my local stores, or is plywood from Home Depot and Lowes total jun...

21 01-06-2021 03:37 PM
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01-05-2021 03:25 PM by TCwoodcrafts

Hello,I am looking to see if anyone can give me a ball park figure on the val...

2 01-06-2021 03:57 AM
View Alex's profile

Chainsaw Mill question

12-17-2019 07:29 PM by Alex

Hello, I had a 18” poplar tree felled that I decided to mill up with my...

7 01-03-2021 05:51 PM
View rman's profile

Green wood veneer

12-28-2020 01:37 PM by rman

I am thinking of resawing some green wood that has not been dried into thin (...

3 01-01-2021 03:12 PM
View zipmac22's profile

Branding Irons

12-30-2020 11:11 PM by zipmac22

Hi Everyone, My daughter and son-in-law gave me an electric branding iron ...

11 12-31-2020 05:15 PM
View SMP's profile

Wood for a 1940 Ford Convertible floorboard etc?

12-30-2020 06:21 PM by SMP

Got commissioned to remake all the wood pieces for a 1940 Ford Convertible. ...

13 12-31-2020 11:08 AM
View Max17's profile

problems with my live edge wood

12-30-2020 03:32 AM by Max17

have a question hoping someone can help me. just came back from North Carolin...

4 12-30-2020 02:59 PM
View paul73's profile

Free rough-turned and dried bowls

12-29-2020 03:00 PM by paul73

HellI am giving away +or- 100 rough bowls, ready for finish turning. Assorte...

7 12-29-2020 11:07 PM
View Croikee's profile

Good beginner wood species

12-28-2020 04:56 AM by Croikee

So, was working on a project for my wife with red oak. Was staining it, then...

8 12-28-2020 11:26 AM
View BrindleDog's profile

Big box SYP or Douglas fir?

12-24-2020 12:00 AM by BrindleDog

Can you resaw kiln dried 2x material from the depot? I’m really desp...

24 12-27-2020 09:38 PM
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Mold on end-grain cutting board. Bleach doesn't remove

12-24-2020 04:26 PM by ppg677

I have a well-used endgrain cutting board. There are some mold spots on it. ...

5 12-25-2020 12:45 PM
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12-24-2020 08:07 PM by PeteCollin

Hello All,I recently made a tree ID video where I discuss, among other things...

3 12-24-2020 10:45 PM
View Misfit74's profile

Wood Identification Help

12-22-2020 06:14 PM by Misfit74

I picked up a few boards at an estate sale where the seller was an instru...

0 12-22-2020 06:14 PM
View BillGo's profile

Dark coloring in Soft Maple

12-18-2020 03:58 AM by BillGo

When planing this soft maple I found grey coloring down the middle of the boa...

8 12-19-2020 12:32 PM
View BrindleDog's profile

How to get green wood?

12-16-2020 04:34 PM by BrindleDog

Does anyone have experience buying wood from arborist companies?I have no ide...

23 12-17-2020 10:03 PM
View Stihlsawing's profile

Can anyone tell me what causes this coloring in black oak wood and if it is normal?

12-16-2020 01:47 PM by Stihlsawing

6 12-17-2020 01:13 AM

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