Wood Defects 101

How to repair and maintain your hardwood.

Handling Wood Defects

Many woodworkers prefer to avoid wood with any voids or defects because they degrade the beauty or value of the finished product. Other woodworkers believe defects in their works of art are often highly prized.  These woodworkers seek out and find wood with certain defects because it add unique character to the wood and the finished product. Other woodworkers prefer wood that is more straight forward. They require absolute uniform material to produce their piece. This article will explain how to handle wood defects.