This collection of science-based wood articles will give you an in-depth look at what wood is comprised of and why it reacts the way it does.
Suppliers of Wood, Tools and Supplies
Woodworking Dust Control & Safety
Safety Equipment for Woodworking in the Woodshop - this woodworking safety guide should act as a checklist before anyone starts working with the wood or tools.
Safety Gear Upgrades for Woodworkers (If you are using older woodworking tools or equipment, you might want to read this page of updated safety gear that has come out in recent years.)
Woodworking Machines - General Safety Tips - The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety has put together a list of safety tips for anyone working with woodworking machines.
WoodTurning and Woodworking Galleries and Blogs
Gallery of Wood Art (this is from the American Association of Woodturners. Check back often to find current and upcoming exhibits to check out!)
Ana White | Woodworking Projects - Anna White's blog is FULL of woodworking projects and tips for all ages and skill levels.
Woodturner's Resources - Websites and Blogs (Brows this collection of hundreds of woodturner's websites and blogs)
The World of Woodturners - This website provides a monthly featured artists with a biography and a collection of their woodwork and art. Bookmark this and check back often!
WoodTreks - A video blog by Keith Cruickshank for all things wood art and wood craft related.
WoodGrears - This is a wood working blog from the perspective of an engineer. Read through all of the posts to get a scientific background on the how and why of these wood working projects!
The Science of Wood and Woodworking
Virginia Tech Dendrology - Wood Identification - Brose this collection of over 60 wood grain images to identify the specific tree.
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - the official governmental website of the USDA
Wood Science - from Fine WoodWorking - this collection of science-based wood articles will give you an in-depth look at what wood is comprised of and why it reacts the way it does.
What Tree Is That? - The Arbor Day Foundation has provided you with an illustrated tree identification guide for the United States.
Other Woodturning and Woodworking Links
Woodworking: Best Hardwood Species for Spindle Turning - not sure what type of wood to use? Here are 9 examples for spindle turning.
Woodworking For Mere Mortals (wood working projects, plans and woodworking basics!)