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xx   WOOD

How to select, harvest and dry birch poles so that the bark will remain attached.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #39 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 16

Birch. Overview of an affordable lumber and plywood that is suitable for both high-end and utilitarian cabinetry.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #89 Oct 2001 pg. 115

White birch, its characteristics and attributes.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1991 (v.14#4) pg. 16

Tips for avoiding a blotchy look when staining pine, maple, birch and fir.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #315 Feb 1991 (v.41#2) pg. 16

Advice on building with natural birch, especially when you want to keep the bark attached to the wood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 20

The birches. From alder to ironwood, this family of trees has a suitable hardwood for almost any job. A chart compares birches to other common woods.
FINE WOODWORKING #121 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 68

Tip on using toning and glazing (in place of staining) to color blotch-prone woods like birch, cherry, pine, and soft maple.
FINE WOODWORKING #122 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 32

Alternate hardwoods (white ash, poplar, aspen, birch, soft maple) noted.
SHOPNOTES #26 Mar 1996 (v.5) pg. 26

Tip on applying stain to birch, a wood that stains poorly.
WOOD MAGAZINE #37 Sep 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 82

Working with yellow birch. Some tips.
WOOD MAGAZINE #39 Dec 1990 (v.7#7) pg. 33

Simulate ebony wood by using black aniline dye on yellow birch or hard maple.
WOOD MAGAZINE #83 Nov 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 32