Black walnut trees commonly reach heights of 100' or more with 3'-diameter trunks, yielding copious amounts of consistent, straight grain—a lumberman's dream.
To some woodworkers, cedar ranks high as the wood of choice for building decks. Others rely on it for lining closets or cigar humidors.
The same wood you used in shop class lends a nice look to country-style furniture.
California's Gold Rush Tree.
The wood of kings, railroad trains, and many names.
The hardwood that sets bees buzzing.
The tropic's top seafaring stock.
The West's tall, lean, and rugged softwood.
Hard, soft...and sweet.
When building frame-and-panel doors, I make them extra strong by making the tenons long. Rather... read more