Then I was able to convince my husband to start cutting my boards of wood for me and he was surprised at how crooked the boards were. None were that straight. --Well it looked straight when I bought it?? See I am a bit clueless. So he took me to the store and showed me how to pick out a 2x3 board that was straight. So I thought I would share it with you. This may be pretty obvious for many people but for me I learned something.
So first you have your big stack of wood
Some pieces of wood are obviously crooked but some aren't. So this is what you do. You set one end of the piece of wood on the ground and then you look down the other side - and you will clearly be able to see if it is crooked or not -
This picture will explain it better
I hope this little tutorial helps you like it did me! It is something very simple but can make an impact on your projects.
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