There is just something about wood that never gets old. Whether it is the furniture you decorate your house with, utensils you use, or the floors of the house that you walk, wood has the magic of making everything look meaningful and beautiful. However, you can work the same way with every wood. Different varieties… Read More How to work with different types of wood
Wood has been used by mankind since the dawn of our existence. Even at an early age, wood craftsmanship was very advanced. From the pieces that have been collected by architects around the world, we come to know that back then people were skilled at molding wood into bowls, spoons, and other objects. The point… Read More How do different types of wood affect your craft?
Whether you are building a deck or just buying a nightstand, your purchase can have an impact on forests and people thousands of miles away. Your money could support a sustainable community initiative on the rainforest’s edge or it could contribute to continued impoverishment of families in Latin America or deforestation in Southeast Asia. For… Read More 5 best places to get the wood for your next project
Wildfire season is upon us and what’s shocking is that in June alone, there were 5,657 fires, making them the fifth most recorded incidences for a single month. Wildfires can break out at any moment during hot and dry summer months, putting homes and businesses at risk, not to mention injuring and taking the lives of… Read More California Wildfires Create Opportunities for Woodworkers
Wood was a huge deal throughout the 19th century and played an instrumental role in the development of the lumber industry, which ultimately brought labor, investments, immigration, and urbanization. The industry weathered many changes as a result of price inflation that occurred in the 19th century and when steel replaced the use of wood in… Read More The Unique Uses of Wood in History