Wisdom Behind The Wood

Wisdom Behind The Wood #6: Sourcing
Welcome back to the sixth installment of Wisdom Behind The Wood! This month we're covering sourcing and how that directly correlates to an excellent butcher block. In your kitchen, a meal is only as good as the ingredients used. Cutting boards are...
Wisdom Behind The Wood #5: Joinery
Welcome back to the fifth installment of Wisdom Behind The Wood! This month we’re covering all about joinery. If you've ever screwed, glued, or hammered two pieces of wood together you've experience joinery firsthand. Joinery has been used for thousands of years,...
Wisdom Behind The Wood #4: Wood Movement
Welcome back to the fourth installment of Wisdom Behind The Wood! This month we’re covering wood movement. Almost all of us are familiar with a solid wood door sticking in the summer and rattling in the winter. This happens because wood...
Wisdom Behind The Wood #3: Why Black Cherry Is Our Most Underrated Wood
This month we’re covering our most underrated wood black cherry. Due to the lower lumber prices on cherry it is currently our least expensive board even though it definitely isn’t an underdog when it comes to performance.
Wisdom Behind The Wood #2: Black Walnut
This month we’re covering one of my favorite woods… black walnut! The Carolina Cut End Grain Walnut cutting board is our third most popular cutting board (behind Carolina Cut End Grain Maple and Butcher End Grain Maple).
Wisdom Behind The Wood #1: Hard Maple
Hello everyone! My name is Nolan Russell, the Operations Manager here at The Boardsmith. As a Certified Arborist, former Tree Care Professional, and all around tree nerd I wanted to share some of my knowledge about maple wood with you...