Learn about selecting and laying out project pieces for the best wood grain and appearance. Find out how to work with figured wood species to maximize their beauty in your woodworking projects.
I felled some trees that a friend said looked as if they were bird’s-eye ash. Is there such a thing and how rare are they?
Is laminated bamboo available in lumber form from wood suppliers, and in what thicknesses and widths? Also, can you tell me more about its properties and recommended finishes?
I picked up a stunning piece of birch with an exceptional flame pattern grain. How can I finish it to show off the patterns while retaining its light color?
What is chatoyance? I read the word in a finishing article online, but my dictionary isn’t much help.