Tutorials & Technique

Let’s first start this topic with Type of  wood and there Substitutes, for the main reason there are loads of different woods we can use in modelling and depending where you are in the world, the names may differ but the wood is still the same.

So not all of the time can we get the wood we need like Spruce for example, or it just because it costs an arm and a leg.  But here are some useful substitutes in my opinion

wood strength Chart


Sources of the research is:

Sitka / red Spruce
basswood (Tilia)
Douglas-fir / Oregon Pine

Wood strength 1
Wood strength 2