8 – Natural Wood Color Changes

Video - January 12, 2007

When selecting a wood species for our projects, its always important to be aware of how much a wood might change color over time. What we see at the lumber dealer may be a bit deceiving, since many woods will indeed change with oxidation and exposure to sun. In this episode, I review a few of the more common color-changing woods that you will likely encounter such as cherry, padauk, and purpleheart and discuss how they will change over time. So be sure to do your research and avoid those impulse buys.


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