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

Pigment figure in wood

It’s hard to imagine where the world of woodworking would...

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...

Hardwoods

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...
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