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Splendid Splinters

Dave & Lindy

Here's a collection of fascinating and informative wood facts and lore, excerpted from "Splendid Splinters," a monthly newsletter published by an old pal, David Mather of Lyme, NH, who has spent over 30 years as a forester and purveyor of New England timber, specializing in white pine, butternut and burls. Sit back by the fire, grab a hot buttered cider, and enjoy these informative tales of the Northeastern forest!

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien And Trees (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   Tolkien
  2. The Hemlock Wooly Adelgid (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   adelgid
  3. Ambrosia Maple (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   ambrosia
  4. Ambrosia Maple (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   birch
  5. Boxelder Bugs (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   boxelder_bugs
  6. California Buckeye (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   buckeye
  7. California Buckeye (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   bug
  8. The Cascara Tree (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   cascara
  9. American Chestnut, Part 1 (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   chestnut1
  10. American Chestnut, Part 2 (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   chestnut2
  11. Cork Oak (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   cork_oak
  12. Cucumber Magnolia (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   cucumber
  13. The Maple Leaf Cutter (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   cutter
  14. The Maple Leaf Cutter (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   cypress
  15. Englemann Spruce (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   englemann
  16. Fall Foliage (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   foliage
  17. The Twig Girdler (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   girdler
  18. Northern Hardwoods, Part 1 (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   hardwoods1
  19. Northern Hardwoods, Part 2 (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   hardwoods2
  20. Hemlock (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   hemlock
  21. American Holly (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   holly
  22. IPS Engraver Beetles (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   ips
  23. Live Oak (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   live_oak
  24. Lake Logging (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   logging
  25. Red Mulberry (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   mulberry
  26. Palm Trees (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   palm
  27. Royal Paulownia (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   paulownia
  28. Persimmon (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   persimmon
  29. Persimmon (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   pine
  30. Powder Post Beetles (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   powderpost
  31. The Twig Pruner (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   pruner
  32. The Twig Pruner (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   reaction
  33. Red Mulberry Revisited (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   red mulberry
  34. Red Alder (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   red_alder
  35. Red Mulberry Revisited (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   red_mulberry
  36. Red Cedars (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   redcedar
  37. Road Salt (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   salt
  38. Scent And Wood Identification (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   scent
  39. The Maple Trumpet Skeletonizer (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   skeleton
  40. The Maple Trumpet Skeletonizer   splinters
  41. American Sycamore (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   sycamore
  42. Charles Forster and Toothpicks (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   toothpicks
  43. The Tung Tree (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   tung
  44. The Fall Webworm (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   webworm
  45. Wood Flour (Splendid Splinters by David Mather)   woodflour

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