Author and furniture maker Mario Rodriguez goes on location in Worcester, Penn., to the mini mill of Dave and Carol Spacht, for a comprehensive overview of what it takes to process a log into furniture-grade lumber.

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Take a guided tour of a custom saw mill in this video hosted by author and furniture maker Mario Rodriguez
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A seasoned sawyer shares tips of the trade for drying lumber by air or in a kiln

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Quarter Sawing Lumber
Find out why this unique cut of lumber is so expensive and so coveted
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