Finally. A full-on investigation into your furniture's wood identity. Compare your furniture's wood to images of wood grain patterns, textures, colors, and more to solve the case of the hidden wood identity, once and for all.
Before we jump into the investigation, we'll first discuss the two locations on your furniture piece that are most suitable for identification purposes.
Also, dealing with veneers or finishes. And finally, sanding, cleaning, and preparing the wood surface. Thus, creating the perfect "specimen" for our investigation.
Next we will compare numerous images and descriptions of end grains, wood grain patterns, textures, rare figures, colors, and weights to your prepared wood surface. You get to choose which is closest to your piece for each category.
Softwoods & Hardwoods have separate anatomical features for identifying. If you chose a non-porous end grain in Part 2, you'll have a few special features such as Resin Canals to compare before your final analysis.
Using the answer key, we will walkthrough your Part 2 selections to eventually narrow the options down to 1 (+ or-) Finally solving the mystery of your furniture's wood identity!
As I've said, I love solving these little mysteries! The final chapter of the workbook will contain real world examples sent to me by my readers over the years that were in need of a wood ID.
Send me your images and maybe your furniture will be featured!
KRay Custom Refinish's, Kaitlyn Ray, has had her expertise in wood grow rapidly over the last 6 years.
Every aspect of wood furniture restoration requires her to know what type of wood she's working on. Be it wood staining, sanding, repairing, whatever it is, the first question answered is, What Type of Wood is This?
This workbook has helped her answer this question time and time again. And she's finally ready to share her best kept secret with the world!
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