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When beginning woodworking projects, the first step is picking the right wood for the craft; to select wood, research the different types of wood, such as white pine, walnut, ash, beechwood, maple and mahogany. Discover rare types of wood to use in woodworking, such as zebra and bubinga, in this free video from an award-winning woodworker on basic carpentry. Expert: Kent Perdue Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va. Filmmaker: nate thompson

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17 Responses to “Woodworking Information : Different Types of Wood”

  1. deeksfeatem says:­PageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksi­d=p3984.m1586.l2649

  2. nge1301 says:

    The most dense and strong type of wood you can get is morning wood. Believe me.

  3. nge1301 says:

    I laughed when he said that.
    “Next, is birdseye maple. It has figured patterns”

  4. Thegamehogz says:

    me like pie

  5. katsumiizumi says:

    i need flexible wood >.< wich do you think i should use??

  6. frost0813 says:

    Need more volume (sound)

  7. Arsenal66x says:

    Actually zebras stripes are white

  8. Oneto5 says:

    *are, not is

  9. Cozzmos says:

    Google “Janka.” It is a scale that categorizes the hardness of all woods. White and Yellow birch are hardwoods that rank fairly low on the janka scale. Yellow being slightly harder than white.

  10. x3seriesx says:

    what does birch fall into?

  11. chessmassacre says:

    Very good info, don’t listen to that first jerk

  12. Cozzmos says:

    Very poor representation of birdseye maple.

  13. mak3myda3 says:

    Isnt alot of wood used for furniture?…

  14. rabbat5 says:

    thank you very much , useful video.

  15. daytimejon says:

    thank you

  16. paulfreefall says:

    Excellent series of vids. V good.

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