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.
What is chatoyance? I read the word in a finishing article online, but my dictionary isn’t much help.
I’m going to make a couple of cutting boards for family members. Is it safe to use spalted maple where food will be prepared?
Never too late to learn about latewood.
I would like to make a box with a top that’s 13" wide using a 14"-wide mahogany board. Will there be a problem using a single board for the top?
I ran across the Rainbow Eucalyptus—an incredible tree with multi-colored bark. Does the coloration carry through to the wood inside and, if so, is it suitable for woodworking projects?