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08-25-2014 10:28 PM

A local custom sawmill in Orange County, CA? That would be sweet, huh - 9 replies

Hi Guys, I’m puttin the feelers out there since I have a dream to own and operate my own custom sawmill, and I want to get some momentum started. I don’t know of any local woodmizer owners in the OC area so why not stay put and set up shop right here in the OC. Who among you in the Orange County, CA area would be interested in...

09-11-2013 04:57 PM

wood ID help. Cut log found but no clue - 9 replies

I just came across a large log, but I’m trying to ID the wood. Seems very green still. Any ideas? I’ve got no info on it. Found it by the side of the road.

08-16-2013 10:13 PM

Stanley No. 4 Plane - Type Identification. Type 13 (1925 - 1928)? - 43 replies

So I just bought my first stanley hand planes (got a 2 for 1 essentially) off of ebay. I’m feeling pretty darn good about it. I bought it for the Stanley No.4 but it comes with a Stanley Handyman too (ok, party, bonus). Got em both for ~$40 including shipping. **Update: Don brought it to my attn that the left side of the No 4 has a hu...

08-14-2013 12:14 AM

Looking for Mentor in South Orange County, CA area - 3 replies

I’m starting this topic to inquire about any local woodworkers who may have some extra time to show me the ropes. I’m pretty new to woodworking, I’m still learning and honing even my basic skills, and I am happy to receive any help on woodworking techniques that you may be willing to pass on. So if you are in Orange County,...

08-12-2013 07:03 AM

What species is this?? Wood Identification help - 35 replies

Hi Wood lovers – I came upon some “trash” wood with some casters attached (not sure what it once was) in a dumpster, but the wood seemed in great shape with some good character beneath. When I got it home and sanded it down, I was AMAZED at the figuring on these boards. Problem is I can’t for the life of me figure out what species of wood thi...

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