Slide 1: Which Wood is Best


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For a seasoned woodworker, like Spike Carlsen, former executive editor of Family Handyman and author of “Woodwoorking FAQ: The Workshop Companion,” choosing the right wood for the right job is second-nature. For the rest of us, it involves a bit of research. If you are tackling a project—and in doubt, read on to find out Carlsen's top 10 picks for the best woodworking woods.

10 Great Woods for Woodworking

Woodworking pro, Spike Carlsen, shares his pick for the top ten best woodworking woods, along with the characteristics, best uses and cost for each.

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