Wood Specie 101: Maple
Many people might not know the appearance of the tree itself. Still, if you live in North America, you will definitely consume or at least heard of maple syrup. You might also recognize the iconic maple leaf 🍁. Seriously, the leaf is very popular. The maple leaf is the central element of the Canadian flag and the leaf that comes to our mind when we think about Autumn. Literally, if you type “fall images” on google, most of the results will include a maple leaf. Now, let’s learn a little bit more about the Maple Tree!

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Wood Species 101: Knotty Alder
This week, we will talk about a very popular specie: Knotty Alder. Only 20 years ago, no one had even heard of Alder as a lumber choice. But alder now has an excellent reputation for machining, and it is considered a soft wood specie. There are many reasons why Alder became such favored wood lumber, so without further ado, let’s get into it!

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