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 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.
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?