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321 Lumber Species of the Month – Cuts of Veneers

October 23, 20080 Comments

Rather than talking about a specific species of lumber this month let’s talk about something that’s commonly done with them…cutting them into veneers. Cutting veneers is perhaps one of the easiest ways to deal with wood movement or to ensure that more of a unique grain or color can be used within a project. While […]

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297 Lumber Species of the Month – Walnut

August 21, 20080 Comments

Hey everyone it’s time for another installment of Lumber Species of the Month…and this time we’re sharing a few facts on a favorite of a lot of woodworkers – Walnut. Once abundant throughout the United States and growing to 150 FT tall and 6 FT in diameter Walnut was heavily harvested for it’s beautiful grains […]

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282 Lumber Species of the Month – Spalted Lumber

June 27, 20080 Comments

It’s been a little while but lumber species of the month is back again. Today though, we’re not talking about a specific species of lumber but more of an beneficial defect that can be found in lumber. Spalted lumber refers to any lumber in which a fungus or mold has begun to decay the wood […]

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