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  • Miscellaneous Information about Wood
  • The above link has been provided by Randy Lewis. He suggested we add this link to our website as it has a lot of information regarding wood selection. While the article it mostly aimed at wood for furniture building, it has a wealth of information about all kinds of wood that is routinely used in the woodturning world too.

    From the FORWARD: We are proud to present this edition of the Wood Handbook-Wood as an Engineering Material, prepared and updated to include fascinating new developments in the field of wood utilization and released as part of the celebration of the Forest Products Laboratory's first 100 years of service to the public.

  • Woodworking Safety, Tips, Tricks and Advice for Adults and Children
  • The above link has been provided by Alex J, from Tacoma, WA school district. Alex, along with his fellow students, are working on a wood turning project for their Industrial arts class. His class tutor, Tom C, encouraged him to submit this link so others could learn about woodturning.

    The link above has been provided by Ryan B, a student in Oswego, NY.
    Ryan is working on a special assignment for "Hobbies & Crafts" at his school.

    The link above has been submitted by Ms. Lily, on behalf of her assistant Michael and the entire basic woodworking class in her community center .
  • Wood Crafts for Children
  • The link above has been submitted by Ms. Rodriguez, on behalf of her 4-H group. They enjoy taking nature walks and identifying the trees, as well as collecting the fallen branches in hopes of carving them.
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