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The Science of Wood: Why Grain Matters

Wood has been an essential material in construction, furniture making, and various crafts for centuries, providing strength, durability, and aesthetic appeal. The grain of the wood plays a pivotal rol...

A rocking chair on a porch. The text reads, "How to Use Joinery Biscuits for Stronger Furniture"

Designed to strengthen wood joints like miter joints or butt joints, biscuits are inserted into joints using a biscuit joiner and held in place with wood glue. Despite the multi-step process of insert...

Understanding the Janka Hardness Scale for Woodworking

The Janka Hardness scale is the best tool available to determine a species of wood’s hardness. It assigns each species of wood a set numerical value. The higher the number, the harder the wood.  

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