Port Townsend School of Woodworking
Preserving the Tradition


Preserving the beauty of problematic wood

It’s no secret that the most beautiful woods are often the most challenging and difficult to work with. I ran into this head-on with a spectacular slab of live edge, highly figured Bubinga that I stumbled upon at Edensaw Woods. I was able to save piece of wood with serious problems that could easily have been a reject , and use it to create a thing of beauty.  It remains one of my favorite tables.

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