Somewhere in this forum i had read that mortared stone as pavement should also help.
To build a stockpile you don't need to put the wood into the workbench. You need 5 wood for 1 pile, this is half of the amount you can directly carry.
This would be very very nice. I loved this on a similar game😉.
Since version 5.6 you can not put items like stone, wood or dirt in a chest or a table/workbench. You Need to build a stockpile as "chest" for them. And dont forget to link them with your table/workbench.
Have you activated Antialias? When i deactivate it, i get grafical issues.