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Why Does Lumber Have Knots?

Why Does Lumber Have Knots?

Knots form during the growing process of a tree. A tree grows in two different directions. First, it grows in height. As the tree grows in height, limbs start to form off the sides. These limbs are the source of knots.  The second direction of growth is in...

Hardwoods vs. Softwoods: What’s the difference?

Hardwoods vs. Softwoods: What’s the difference? The two classifications of wood are hardwoods and softwoods. Hardwoods and softwoods vary in appearance and cellular structure.  Hardwoods are deciduous trees with broad leaves that drop in the fall. Deciduous comes from the Latin...

How to calculate board feet

How to calculate board feet

What does board feet mean? And how do you calculate it? Fine Craftsman Lumber’s wood products specialist Jessica Becker walks you through all things board feet in this video. The formula she mentions during the video is as follows: Multiply thickness by width by...

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