According to Jeld-Wen, knotty alder is a wood species that has a rustic look, a uniform texture and a pronounced grain. It is an ideal choice of wood for staining. More »

To finish a knotty alder door while preserving the natural beauty of the wood, SFGate suggests sanding and varnishing. The sanding process requires two sawhorses, 320- and 420-grit sand paper, and a vacuum cleaner and na... More »

Wood Finder and Wood Workers Source are some of the places that offer alder wood for sale, as of 2015. These sites provide different details about the lumber including the dealer’s location. More »

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To finish a knotty alder door while preserving the natural beauty of the wood, SFGate suggests sanding and varnishing. The sanding process requires two sawhorses, 320- and 420-grit sand paper, and a vacuum cleaner and na... More »

Small palm species are good landscaping choices for homeowners seeking a tropical look. They lend themselves to both natural and formal arrangements, and some make good ground covers. More »

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Birch wood is always a light shade, but the color varies depending on the species. White birch wood is light with a brown flame pattern near the center, yellow birch wood is light golden brown, and red birch wood looks s... More »

The alder tree can be found growing along the west coast of North America, most of Europe and in British Columbia. These trees are commonly found in moist areas, growing near or next to water. More »