Hardwood lumber

Tips for Buying and Using Rough Lumber Buy smart to get the best deals and the best wood. By Tim Johnson Start out thick Rough lumber thicknesses are measured in 1/4-in. increments. The thinnest rough-cut boards, labeled 4/4, and called four quarter, are 1-in. thick. It’s tough to get surfaced stock thicker than 13/16-in. from 1-in. rough stock. Plan to lose 3/16-in. (1/4-in.on thicker stock) when you plane a roughsawn …

Tips for Buying and Using Rough Lumber Buy smart to get the best deals and the best wood. By Tim Johnson Start out thick Rough lumber thicknesses are measured in 1/4-in. increments. The thinnest rough-cut boards, labeled 4/4, and called four quarter, are 1-in. thick. It’s tough to get surfaced stock thicker than 13/16-in. from 1-in. rough stock. Plan to lose 3/16-in. (1/4-in.on thicker stock) when you plane a roughsawn …

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A Visual Guide to Wood Species: To see more visit a local Rockler store or visit us online at  See the natural beauty of wood and the variety that occurs naturally.:  #WWGOA

A Visual Guide to Wood Species: To see more visit a local Rockler store or visit us online at See the natural beauty of wood and the variety that occurs naturally.: #WWGOA

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Janka Ratings - Lumber Liquidators - if you are looking to install a new floor - how hard is the wood

Janka Ratings - Lumber Liquidators - if you are looking to install a new floor - how hard is the wood

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Improving economy and housing market will increase domestic wood furniture sales but tight lumber supplies could lead to higher hardwood prices.

Improving economy and housing market will increase domestic wood furniture sales but tight lumber supplies could lead to higher hardwood prices.

hardwood lumber is used to make flooring, furniture, cabinets and decking

hardwood lumber is used to make flooring, furniture, cabinets and decking

Reclaiming craft quality hardwood from firewood

Reclaiming craft quality hardwood from firewood

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The one-stop shop guide to lumber.  Explains the difference between softwood and hardwood lumber, which classifications mean what, and even how to determine the moisture content at the time the lumber was surfaced. Knowing the difference in your lumber can mean the difference between making a side table that looks great for years, and one that starts warping before long.

The one-stop shop guide to lumber. Explains the difference between softwood and hardwood lumber, which classifications mean what, and even how to determine the moisture content at the time the lumber was surfaced. Knowing the difference in your lumber can mean the difference between making a side table that looks great for years, and one that starts warping before long.

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