Nice writeup on redwood. I like the discussion on how the wood changes (I knew this for redwood because of the CoCos) and would like to see that same info on other write-ups. It's hard to balance what looks great now vs what'll look great in a few years. Also would be good to have pictures of any aged woods in these write-ups when you are discussing color changes to give folks a visual guide as well. I know I personally do better w/a picture for this kind of things vs just words (no matter how descriptive they may be).
edit to add, I like the series, keep em coming!