Wood Species Guide
Here you'll find all you need to know about choosing and using various species of wood. Learn about wood properties and working characteristics so you can build better projects.
The model car plans I’m using suggest padauk for its red-orange color. But the salesperson at the hardwood store said that it will darken to almost black. Is this true?
What is the world’s hardest wood?
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?
I recently built a maple box with padauk accents. Everything went well until I applied a finish. How do I prevent the bleeding?
I saw some cherry for sale the other day advertised as 90/0. What exactly does that mean?
Do I need special cutters for sawing and routing bamboo?