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A misty forest. The text reads, "How Woods Are Affected" by Different Climates

How Woods Are Affected by Different Climates

December 18, 2023  |  Climate Factors, Wood Facts, Wood Species

Understanding how climatic factors affect the properties of wood is crucial for understanding how wood will behave based on the regional environment in which it was grown.  

Researchers have been studying the relationship between climate and wood properties, including wood density, mechanical strength, and shrinkage rates, among others, to gain insights into how forests are responding to changing climatic conditions.  

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The Benefits of Using Quality Custom-Made Dowels

The Benefits of Using Quality Custom-Made Dowels

Dowels have hundreds of applications. But if you are buying standard wooden dowels in bulk, then you will likely have to cut or alter them to ensure that they fit your purposes. One of the major advantages of working with Atlas Dowel is that our team can provide you with quality, custom-made dowels in bulk.

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Everything to Know About Quality Wooden Banner Dowels

Everything to Know About Quality Wooden Banner Dowels

October 2, 2023  |  Wood Dowel Rods, Wooden Banner Dowels

Wooden banner dowel rods are a great tool for hanging banners and flags securely and professionally. Made from high-quality hardwood, they ensure durability and strength when you are hanging a banner, poster, or almost anything else. In addition to their dependability, dowel rods can be custom-made to your project specifications so you can get the right fit every time.

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Why More Industries are Choosing Wood Dowels

Why More Industries are Choosing Wood Dowels

September 4, 2023  |  Industry Trends, Wood Dowels

Wooden dowels are one of the most useful components on the market today. They come in hundreds of different shapes and sizes, they can be painted any color, they are sturdy and boast immense tensile strength and best of all they fit any structural materials budget. Wood dowels are a useful component for almost any project, and it is clear why more and more industries are choosing wood dowels as raw materials.  

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Wood materials with the text, " The Science Behind Wood Joinery"

The Science Behind Wood Joinery

August 7, 2023  |  Project Tips, Wood Joinery

Wood joinery is the craft of connecting pieces of wood together to form a larger, more complex structure without the use of nails, screws or bolts. It is a necessary and essential part of any woodworking project, as it provides strength, stability and flexibility to the final product. Without joinery techniques, a wooden structure would be limited to simple, straight-line designs and 90-degree angles. 

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An outdoor patio with decorative spindles above the text " Centerless Grinding: The Key to High-Quality Decorative Spindles"

Centerless Grinding: The Key to High-Quality Decorative Spindles 

We all love decorative spindles for their style and versatility. Spindles have so many uses that everyone who works with wood components will need them at one point or another.  

 

From baby cribs, popular fishing equipment, and even handles for gavels, the applications of spindles are endless. 

 

How can one wood component be made for so many different applications? 

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