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Wood Snobbery

Ever built something from Honduran Mahogany? Burmese Teak? Plain old Black Walnut? Last year I was cutting some trees on my property to make a hole for the sun to shine through on my kids’ new pool. We just couldn’t … Continue reading

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NEED WOOD!

Well, I think I’ve finally finished off the giant red oak I cut down about 3 years ago. It was a magnificent tree. It yielded some wide, clear planks that forever spoiled me concerning quality lumber. Being a brand new … Continue reading

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Wood and the story of the Bronze Oak Leaf

I love wood.  Everything about it.  The smell, the texture, the way a freshly handplaned board shimmers in the light.  However, you can’t let your obsession with that new pile of air-dried cherry paralyze you–staring wistfully at it instead of … Continue reading

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