|Forum topic by treesner||posted 10-10-2016 04:34 AM||626 views||0 times favorited||3 replies|
10-10-2016 04:34 AM
Hey guys I’m from Santa Cruz, CA and I recently took a class with greg pennington out in Tennessee and have been trying to figure out what species of wood I could use. The common woods used for the chair tend to be
We don’t have white oak but we do have some different oak species like tan oak, costal live oak and valley oak. To my understanding the white oak is used specifically for the type of sap/tannins in that form of oak. Any thoughts on
We’ve got some old grown pine that I could use for the seat (or maybe redwood?)
I’ve only found soft maple in the woods around here, occasionally hard maple in front of someones house, not sure what would be a good substitute. If madrone was easier to dry without checking.. maybe bay laurel?