Squaring Up Rough Lumber
Learn the four-square technique for milling lumber
Straight and square lumber is essential to the success of almost every woodworking project. In this video, Fine Woodworking contributing editor Gary Rogowski demonstrates the most common method for preparing lumber for furniture projects, offering a number of useful tips along the way. Grain orientation and common issues with rough lumber, such as how to deal with warped, twisted, and bowed lumber, are discussed.