Ever wonder why quarter-sawn lumber is more expensive than flat-sawn lumber? The answer lies in the milling process. Author and furniture maker Mario Rodriguez gets to the bottom of this question during a visit to the mini mill of Dave and Carol Spacht in Worcester, Penn.

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Tour a Boutique Lumbermill
Take a guided tour of a custom saw mill in this video hosted by author and furniture maker Mario Rodriguez
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From Log to Lumber
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Simple Steps for Drying Lumber
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
Quarter Sawing Lumber