Trevor Abbott

Trevor is passionate about nature, wood, and woodworking. He aspires to be an apprentice to an Oud Guitar Luthier one day. Trevor fell in love with woodworking when he took a class in high school and furthered his knowledge in college by taking courses on trees. However, woodworking remains purely a hobby. He loves sharing his knowledge with others and encourages everyone to spend as much time outside with the trees as they do in the shop.

elm wood uses guide

Elm Wood Uses Guide: Exploring Its Versatile Properties

Elmwood has been used reliably throughout history across different cultures and areas worldwide. People have enjoyed this wood’s quality and continued using it, from wagons to remarkable furniture. However, that doesn’t mean it can be used for everything. Exploring the properties of elm wood will help you use it correctly without any disheartening surprises. I’m …

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Buckeye vs Chestnut Wood

Buckeye vs Chestnut Wood: Discerning the Differences

Buckeye and Chestnut woods have different qualities that make them unique in the workshop. Conscientious woodworkers should be fully aware of their distinct differences, so suitable material is chosen for any project. There are multiple species, but I will discuss them generally because the traits apply across types. These are both viable hardwoods to work …

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Hatchet vs Axe

Hatchet vs Axe Explained: Comparing These Distinct & Useful Tools

If you’re new to woodworking, you probably have some questions about discerning between various forestry tools. Axes and Hatchets are two similar tools that are misunderstood and sometimes misused. That being said, it’s essential to know your craft and utilize them in the right circumstances to optimize any woodworking project. The axe & hatchet each …

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