Articles from Tim Knight
African Mahogany Lumber Is Collected from Hardwoods of Central Africa
What is called African Mahogany lumber is actually the name applied to various, increasingly underpopulated hardwoods in Central Africa.
Longleaf Pine Trees Making Return to Southeastern Hardwood Forests
Over-foresting and encroaching hardwood forests have eliminated much of the natural habitat of longleaf pines, but careful management has them coming back.
Longleaf Pine Wood: A High Quality but Uncommon Lumber in the Southeastern U.S.
Longleaf pines produce some of the highest quality pine wood, but overfarming and encroachment by hardwoods currently limit its supply.
What Is the Philippine Mahogany Hardwood Used in Chris-Craft Boats?
The wood used in old boat building, especially by Chris-Craft was called “Philippine Mahogany” but there is no such thing, so what was it really?
American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) Affected by Disease But Still Very Popular
American chestnut trees went from huge forests and extremely popular in projects to being nearly gone thanks to disease, but the wood is coming back.