Skill Builder A Board In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush
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Choosing Lumber Whether you use hand or power tools, traditional or modern joinery techniques, there is one thing all woodworkers have in common: wood - the material we work with.There are three very important elements that must come together in making a project that will not only be pleasing to the eye, but will stand the test of time: good design, careful workmanship and meticulous selection of materials.
You can continue to refine your design on paper, but at some point you will have to make that transition from a two dimensional drawing to selecting the lumber to use for each part.This can be one of the most difficult phases of any project and one that has the greatest effect on the final appearance of your finished piece.
Some Woods Have StyleCertain species of wood have traditionally been associated with different styles of furniture.The wood of choice for the Arts & Crafts movement was quarter sawn white oak, valued for its appearance, durability and dimensional stability.
An Arts & Crafts style piece executed in maple might be a well-made example of a classic style, but the choice of wood would be visually at odds with the design.Pine and other...