- Types of Wood - 10 Great Woods for Woodworking - Bob Vila
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Which Wood is Best
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.