Let’s hope that 2021 proves to be a true renaissance and that these upcoming home décor trends can spruce up your home into something brilliantly fresh, cozy, and cheerful.
Welcome to the world of throwing axes where we’re not talking about wood, but what we can throw at it. Of course, the handles of axes are typically made of American Hickory or Ash so those are woods we’ve talked about in previous posts.
With all the craziness in the world right now due to this virus scare, we thought we’d offer some help you may not get elsewhere. I’m sure your first thoughts about this virus isn’t to talk about wood, but believe it or not, wood has a role to play.
Today we offer 10 crazy facts related to wood - crazy like your cousins, or the way hummingbirds fly or why blue footed boobies have blue bird feet. That kind of crazy.
Balsa wood airplanes easily dent, bend or break so you’d think of balsa as a soft wood, right? Most people wood...I mean would. But the truth is, balsa is a hardwood. On the flip side, redwood, which we typically use for decking or outdoor furniture, we might consider a hardwood, but it’s actually knot...I mean not. Redwood is a soft wood.
Today we’d like to talk about wood, or more specifically, 5 particular types of wood that everyone should know about. These are some of the most commonly used.
Ahh...so many directions to go with wood and knives. We could talk about knives made from wood, which actually exist. For example, some are fashioned from ash or juniper, but the strongest wood knife is made from an exotic wood called Lignum Vitae that grows in the Caribbean and the north coast of South America.
Who doesn’t love the idea of a rustic, log cabin? Whether as a vacation getaway, a second home or our primary house in the woods, haven’t we all considered this idea of building and living in a log cabin as many ancient Europeans or early American settlers did?
For centuries, people have utilized the natural resource of wood for homes, paper products and furniture. Logging, the industry of cutting, transporting and processing logs into lumber, makes this happen for us on a larger scale than a person felling trees on their own property to erect a home and furnish it.
We’re heading west again, after learning about some rare and exotic wood from India and Africa. Today we travel to Brazil for its beautiful wood. Burgundy colored Brazilian Rosewood has a coarse grain often used in acoustic guitar fretboards.
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Woody W. Woodson. I'm a regular guy, a husband and a dad of four children. I have one perversion I have learned to live with - I DO NOT like wasting stuff and I try to be a responsible citizen of the Blue Marble more