In this episode i talk a bit about lumber. There is so much to know so for now i pretty much stick to the basics. The idea of this episode is to give you an understanding of your lumber at the lumberyard as well as understanding grain structure and how to use your lumber. All in All just to give you a better understanding of your wood! This video is a little more on the intermediate side but i remember that when i was just starting out woodworking a video very similar to this helped me out alot so i relayed that same information as long as added all the information i think you should know to start off with. Like i mentioned in the video i will also do later blogs more on matching grain and the like and will point it out on projects in the future. So i hope that you guys like it, and stay tuned for milling lumber which i will put out mid next week!
P.S. I just realized that i forgot to include how to measure board feet. ehhhhh. Can’t believe i forgot that as its one of the biggest things you need to know when shopping for wood. It is simple measurement though. multiply the length by the width by the thickness (all in inches). Then divide by 144 and that is the amount of board feet that is contained in the board.