'Super Wood' Could Replace Steel, Engineers Say"This new way to treat wood makes it 12 times stronger than natural wood and 10 times tougher," the University of Maryland's Liangbing Hu said in a press release.
Md. Wood-Pellet Fuel Maker Explands, Adds 160 Jobs In N.C.A Maryland company that turns leftover lumber into wood pellets treated as renewable fuel plans to expand at two new sites in rural North Carolina, adding 160 jobs within four years.
Refinish Your Hardwood Floors Without Finishing Off Your SavingsConsider some cheap do-it-yourself work to get a new look in your home for less.
Artist Uses Chainsaw To Create Wood CarvingsJoe Stebbing started out carving wood the old-fashioned way. With chisels and a mallet. Trouble was, it took about three months to make a single carving. Stebbing, a plumber by day and an artist in the evening, wanted to increase his output. Then he saw some chainsaw carvings by Dean Fox. Those changed his mind.
Man Uses Unconventional Tools For ArtWhen you paint with fire, you don't sign your work with a pen or a brush. Hell, no. You heat a branding iron until it glows, press it hard into wood and admire the sizzle and smoke. Walker Babington just got the branding iron, which bears his initials. Before that, he didn't feel comfortable signing his art work at all.
Maryland Sawmill Owners Puts Trees On DisplayKeith Schoonover can wait months, sometimes years, for his wood to be just right for sale.
Ocean City's Boardwalk To Be ReplacedA redesign is in the works for one of the shore's most iconic landmarks.