As such if you intend to build a fine woodworking project out of spf lumber and stain the project you should choose all of your lumber from a single stack in the yard. Inspiration 2 0 walnut and old growth southern yellow pine this sculpted rocking chair is built from 2 canadian black walnut and ogsyp accented with ebony plugs.
The wood is fine textured with straight grain.
Fine woodworking with southern yellow pine. He used wood from a tree that fell in his neighborhood and chose the style after searching through books and media about different cabinet designs. This is an example made with it an outdoor bench. As such when this construction material reaches a job site it is used as quickly as possible to avoid twists bows and cups.
Southern yellow pine and walnut 14d x 44w x 46h matthew mizner franklin tenn. Rocking chair page 2 of 4. Fine woodworking main menu subscribe.
Unfortunately when woodworkers try to duplicate that color on new pine by using stain the results are usually disappointing. Staining pine make this inexpensive wood look like a million bucks. Yellow pine is a wood commonly used in construction particularly for flooring.
I built this split top roubo style woodworking bench out of affordable lumber from the home center. It has several appealing characteristics including its pleasant natural color. From fine woodworking 279.
The benchcrafted tail vise and leg vise were not so affor. The fine dry dust can cause breathing problems for a few people so wear an appropriate mask. Yellow pine finishing techniques.
For those of us living in the southeast and considering some outdoor furniture you might look at the dimensional southern yellow pine usually available in the box stores. When buying spf lumber keep in mind that you do not know with certainty what variety of spruce pine or fir you are buying. Rocking chair old growth southern yellow pine walnut.
Antique pine often has a dark mellow color. Pine and it s cousins spruce and fir which make up the spf triumvirate type of wood used to make most construction materials is often kiln dried but rarely is as dry as optimally needed for fine woodworking.