Wood Species Guide
To some woodworkers, cedar ranks high as the wood of choice for building decks. Others rely on it for lining closets or cigar humidors.
Pine draws a lot of unglamorous assignments-window casings, garage shelves, and so on-but it dresses up nice, too.
California's Gold Rush Tree.
The hardwood that sets bees buzzing.
The West's tall, lean, and rugged softwood.
Hard, soft...and sweet.
Hawaii's hardwood soldier of the sea.
The wood of kings, railroad trains, and many names.