Caught short of stock for you project? Want to save some bucks on wood? Can't find the wood you need for a missing part? Professional woodworkers, furniture restorers, furniture manufacturers have long know the value of look-alikes-often less expensive wood that they can stain and finish to resemble more costly one. If you're looking for a few good stand-ins, you've come to the right place. Featured in the November 1998 issue.
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