Rosewood is a hard exotic wood. The sapwood, or wood between the bark and heartwood, is soft and porous while the heartwood is extremely dense and hard. In woodworking, it is rarely used due to the heavy trade restrictions, let alone stained. The beauty of the wood is so rare, it is almost always finished as its own natural color.
A planer is the machine that cuts a board down to a desired or specified thickness by shaving off the top surface of the wood. Thanks to the mobility of this planer, it has become known as “the travelling planer”. Its simplicity allows for quick setup, and its workhorse attributes allow us to plane any material necessary with ease.
What is Cherry? Cherry typically comes from the Black Cherry tree which grows all across North and South America. However, the finest Cherry Timber comes from the Appalachian region. Cherry wood is popular among woodworkers as it has a well-rounded combination of workability, color, and durability. It is considered to be more workable than both … Read more
What made this particular project so challenging was that we weren’t going to be replacing entire cabinetry in a typical, mostly square-roomed, full-walled kitchen. This was a dome house built by the owners almost 30 years ago. The main structure was built by having approximately twenty, 4-foot wide walls all adjoined to make a circle.