Books on Spalted Wood & Wood Science
The original above details 800 years of history surrounding spalted wood use in woodcraft, as well as the modern science. It lightly touches on DIY.
Living With Wood is a wood in the home primer. Learn about functional wood anatomy, why you shouldn’t oil your wood cutting boards, how to care for wood flooring, and so much more.
At long last, DIY Spalting has arrived! Follow step by step, illustrated instructions on how to induce spalting in wood. Take your spalting from years to hours with SCIENCE!
Carefully researched and beautifully illustrated, this book reveals a clearer understanding of the art of woodturning and its current position in the U.S. artistic heritage. Built on the author’s exclusive access to the reclusive Mark Lindquist, it features more than 250 photos from Lindquist’s archives, many of historic and innovative pieces not seen before.
Beautiful, handcrafted pieces created by Dr. Spalting available for purchase
Spalted Wood Species Examples
One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘what does spalting look like on XX wood?’ Below I’m compiling a photographic list of different wood species and what each type of spalting looks like per wood species. If there is a wood…
Edge of Spalting
Below are examples of extreme spalting by species. These examples aren’t typical spalting, but show what can be accomplished with either a lot of luck or a little science. Most of these are user submitted. If you have a piece of wood where you definitely…
How to use the fungal pigments
When people first open their packages and look at their new fungal pigments, they are often surprised. Many times I get e-mails asking where the liquid is, assuming that the vials got cracked or the liquid evaporated during transit. First, it is important to…