DIY Wood – A Better Blanket Chest Design

DIY Wood – A Better Blanket Chest Design

   The chest is one of the earliest types of furniture, that doesn’t suggest that the human race has settled on the finest method to develop it. There are, in fact, numerous methods to develop chests that make the process picky, difficult and...
Cherry Is a Popular Domestic Wood for Cabinets

Cherry Is a Popular Domestic Wood for Cabinets

    Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®.   American cherry continues to be popular with furniture manufacturers especially in residential furniture, particularly bedroom and dining room pieces. It is a good domestic cabinet...
White Ash: A Hard Hit Wood

White Ash: A Hard Hit Wood

      Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®.     The United States is home to several species of ash, including the commercially viable Fraxinus americana (white ash), Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash), Fraxinus nigra (brown and...
Zebrawood is a Popular Exotic Hardwood

Zebrawood is a Popular Exotic Hardwood

    Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®. Find a list of hot wood looks today and the dark, exotic woods will be at the forefront. Zebrawood, or zebrano, has a long list of uses for furniture and architectural millwork. It is...
Karelian Birch Has Fancy Figures

Karelian Birch Has Fancy Figures

    Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®.   European birch is one of those woods that is very plain — except when it isn’t. Some of the distinctive patterns yielded include flame and curly figures. Another figure of note is...
A Story of 2 Hand Drills

A Story of 2 Hand Drills

    Acquiring vintage tools through the mail can be aggravating– and also costly if the seller does not enable you to return the thing. My preferred way to get age devices is– hands down– personally and at a conference of the Mid-West...
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