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.
With beautiful eyes and gorgeous figure, burls are prized by turners, high-end furnituremakers, and veneer manufacturers. So how can an average Joe Woodworker hook up with free burls? Read on!
A little extra time keeps your brush in perfect shape and protects your investment.
Of all the traditions in woodworking, frugality may be the most time-honored and deeply held. Two types of materials—sheet goods and hardwoods—require distinct approaches to maximize savings.
3 ways to keep screws hidden away and under cover.
The convenience and availability of ready-to-use lumber from big-box stores make it an attractive option. Learn to find the good stuff, and then how to make it work hard in your shop.
Let Mother Nature be your co-designer as you build dazzling projects with wavy edges, bristly burrs, bark inclusions, and other “flaws” that give wood a look of unrefined beauty.