Identify How ANY Species Will WorkThis episode is essentially the condensed audio version of the 2 hour class I taught at Woodworking in American in 2016. I’ve included the video of that class below if you want to delve deeper into actual species examples thrown at me from the audience. But the important part about this […]
Feedback is GoldOn today’s show I’m sharing some great feedback on the French Oak of Notre Dame, some thoughts on Ebony availability and regulation, and finally the cycle of tree blights like Thousand Canker and Emerald Ash Borer. Plus I get a tiny bit editorial about CITES and the upcoming Convention Votes. Big Thanks to […]
Hardwood Lumber Grading Can Help You Plan Your ProjectsThis episode focuses on hardwood lumber grading. I do get a bit into plywood grades. Softwood grading I try not to touch with a 10 foot pole. At least not without copious amounts of Scotch. I’m also lean heavily on NHLA (North American Hardwood Lumber Association) grading […]
French Oak is There but At What Cost?The fire at Notre Dame in Paris is just heartbreaking. As a woodworker (heck, as a human being) seeing such an amazing example of architecture destroyed hurts my heart deeply. The craftsmanship built into that structure boggles the mind and the impact it had on millions of people […]
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