Canadian Woodworking

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Peter MacSween - [email protected]

Peter's woodworking journey began with a career in carpentry followed by a decade buying and selling veneer. His spare time is spent abusing his guitars and exploring the great outdoors.

Author's Articles

The truth about wood grain

It’s hard to imagine a conversation among woodworkers that doesn’t...

Medullary rays

One of the most common characteristics of the Arts and...


Woodworkers overwhelmingly prefer to work with hardwoods. Softwoods have their...

Softwoods: Structure and Growth Rings

Softwoods have been common in less formal furniture for centuries,...

Heartwood and Sapwood

When viewing a cross section of a tree, two coloured...

Wood Science: An Introduction

We all know wood is a beautiful material that can...