TAG : Wood


Whittling Techniques

Sixty-five years ago, when I was a kid, I was a burgeoning bushcraft whittler. I don’t remember if I even thought of myself as a whittler. I just did it. “I’m going to the bush with Sandy,” I’d tell Mom as I headed out the door. Sandy was my best friend who lived a block away. Half ...


Choosing a Wood-Burning Stove for Your Home

If you’ve picked up this magazine, you’re probably the type of person who likes to do things for yourself: You’ve taken steps to become more self-sufficient and rely less on big industry. With the garden in place and the livestock munching grass in the field, it might be time to turn your ...

Web Extra: Choosing Wood for Outdoor Projects

For most outdoor projects, naturally rot-resistant wood is a good idea. Use this table to find the right decay-resistant species for your project.Resistant or very resistantModerately resistantSlightly or nonresistantBaldcypress (old growth)1 Catalpa Cedars Cherry, black Chestnut Cypress, ...

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