I have been using red oak for several years and always enjoyed working with
it, but I am looking for other species for a little variety. I mostly build
furniture both large and small. Does anyone have any suggestions?
You might add sassafras and locust. Quartersawn sycamore is also nice,
if a bit light and soft. Sweetgum, when it can be found, is interesting
(as are black gum--tupelo--and black willow, but they're even harder to
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