Articles from Tim Knight
Black Walnut Lumber – A Midwest Forest Wood Highly Sought but Still Underpopulated
Used in woodworking since the 18th Century, the black walnut tree is scarce in woodworking is still highly sought, even though it is highly allergenic.
Red Oak Lumber Comprises Many Species of Wood Popular for Creating Cabinetry, Flooring and More
Red oak lumber actually refers to several different species of red oak trees, is very popular for use in cabinetry, flooring and increasingly more projects.
Using Black Walnut Wood for Woodworking Projects
Black walnut is a scarce product, but creates a unique look, and is very popular for many woodworking projects, the key is identifying what to use.
Using Cured Red Oak Lumber for Woodworking Projects
Red oak is one of the more popular wood selections in the United States, which is lending durable and attractive lumber to furniture projects.
White and Black Ash Lumber Readily Available and Reasonably Priced Wood for Many Projects
Fraxinus, or black and white ash, are two of the most populous and popular species of wood for wood working projects in the United States.
Ash Wood Lumber Is Popular for Woodworking but Quickly Being Threatened by Emerald Ash Borers
A wood that is common throughout the United States, Ash is very popular for woodworking projects, but it is being threatened by invasive insects.
Sugar Maple Lumber – The Durable Hardwood Lumber of the Eastern U.S.
Hard maple is among the most available woods in the Eastern United States, and while it can be tough, its durability and high figure makes it desirable.
Sugar Maple Wood in Birds-eye and Flame Patterns Difficult to Work but Beautiful
Sugar maple wood has a reputation of being a hard hardwood to work with, but the results and different looks it creates make this populous wood worth working.
Harvesting and Using Velvet Mesquite Lumber for Woodworking Projects
Mesquite trees are unique parts of the American Southwest, and while their wood has been often been used for cooking, but mesquite is fairly new to woodworking.
Mesquite Wood – Fuel Wood from South West United States Makes for Durable Lumber
While mesquite has been used for centuries as a fuel and cooking wood, but it has really come into its own as a durable lumber producer.