Green Means Unseasoned

When most people think of building something out of wood one of their first concerns is how dry it is. Ideally they want the moisture content to be less than 6%, definitely no wetter than 10%. It can be confusing to hear that a…

Green Woodworking

If a person is asked to describe what it is that they do, it can be very useful to have a label to answer with. The problem with labels is that they can be very vague. To say that you are a doctor doesn’t…

Bodger?!?

With any speciality there is always a unique set of vocabulary that one must learn in order to sound intelligent and in the know. Chairmaking is not immune from the infection of jargonese. In fact because it is such an old craft the myriad…