Hickory Varieties...Or is it Pecan?
In this episode I discuss the seasonality of the lumber industry, mold on your drying boards, Hickory varieties, wood movement during the build, fishing lure woods, and woods we see every day but may not know about.
Canada's version of TSCA title VI goes into enforcement on January 2023. This will regulate the formaldehyde content of engineered products and provides uniform regulations across all of North America when paired with the USA's TSCA regulation.
- Michael talks about altering his design to stretch his lumber farther. He was able to change the overall size of his project by 4% and yet realize a more than 20% saving on the volume of lumber consumed and wasted offcuts.
- Aarons asks if the lumber industry has seasons like retail.
- Dennis and Allen both ask about Hickory and the difference between Hickory and Pecan.
- Jeff has mold on some of his air drying lumber
- Michael asks for tips on wood movement during a project build
- Matt is making crankbaits and can't find Balsa
- Jay has questions about woods we see everyday but don't know about.
- Check out this article on the Wood Database about 10 Woods You've Never Heard of