Know your woods

Topic in Cabinet making courses

When you work with wood, you want to make the best choice for which wood to use. When you have boards in stock you wish to be able to determine the type of wood by looking at it. Smelling the wood can also be a big help in determining the type of wood.

Images of wood

Click on the links of the trees to read a section 'Uses of wood', for example Castanea sativa

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