Wood and Supplies
Given the choice between a hardwood retailer’s top-quality lumber, its second-best, or its lowest quality, you’ll ask for the best every time, right? Great lumber lurks in those lower-grade bins.
Learn how to mill your own lumber using the Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. WOOD magazine's John Olson
How can I locate a mill in my area—preferably a portable one that can come to my place and cut the logs on-site?
I went to a home center for a tube of silicone. I was overwhelmed by the number of products labeled as caulks, sealants, and adhesives. Can you help?
I came across an article discussing the use of a wood called “frake” in a ship’s interior. Where does this wood come from, and where can I get some to work with?
In project articles, you often say “sand to 220 grit.” But how do I know which grits to use before 220?
My neighbor just got new kitchen cabinets with doors that don’t slam shut. I want the same. Can I retrofit my existing cabinets with this type of hardware?