Does Birch Wood Stain Well?

Birch Board With Stain Applied

Have you ever used a piece of birch wood (solid wood) in a woodworking project?  Or are you more familiar with birch plywood, whether all birch or with a birch top veneer? If you have used solid wood in a …

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Is Birch A Hardwood Or A Softwood?

Is Birch A Hardwood Or A Softwood

I saw a sign in a woodworking shop once that read: “Life’s a birch,” and it made me smile. You may not have worked with solid birch wood before, in birch flooring, for instance, but you may have worked with …

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