Lumber and Sheet Goods
Knots need not be a nuisance. Featured judiciously, they become a striking focal point in your project.
The smooth, dead-flat faces and void-free interior of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) make it ideal for jigs, as a substrate under veneer or laminate, and for building utility cabinets.
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’m looking for a way to securely haul a sheet or two of plywood in my short-bed pickup. Any suggestions?
Why do hardwood flooring planks have grooves milled onto their bottom faces?
I had ripped exotic species, including purpleheart, bloodwood, padauk, and teak, and some had an oily residue seeping out. Will this affect glue joints? Are these woods safe choices for use with food?
After researching plywood, I’m still confused by the different veneer options. Can you help?