Why wood colors vary and what it means to you
Learn the desirable and not-so-desirable special
properties of some woods
You bought the system and now it doesn't work. Experts advise on how to design and maintain dust collection systems.
A variety of wood glues are used to assemble the 175 pieces in a six-string guitar. Matching the proper adhesive with the application is important for Taylor Guitars.
Q: We are using southern yellow pine for furniture and
have been getting what looks like lengthwise shrinkage. However,
I was always taught that wood does not shrink along the grain.
Can you help please?
Q: What is ring shake? How do we detect it in our oak lumber? Does this shake cause a bad odor or other manufacturing problems?
How you store kiln-dried lumber and other wood products affects performance and quality
When faced with tough times, fast management response and real change should be the first step.
Q: We are a medium sized plant and our energy costs are
rising too fast. Can you direct us to someone that can help us
with an unbiased energy audit?
A fun look at the wonderful world of wood and its many uses.