Woods

African Blackwood

African Blackwood is an exotic wood native to Eastern Africa, and is also known as Mozambique Ebony or Senegal Ebony. It features a dark brown, even purplish heartwood with dark streaks. It is an extremely hard wood, strong and [...]

Red Mallee Burl

Red Mallee Burls are harvested in central and southern Australia. The burls grow on small to medium-sized trees. Lumber is generally not available from these species of Eucalyptus, but the burls are prized for their unique figure and [...]

Genuine Mahogany

Mahogany is an exotic wood that varies considerably in color. It may be yellowish, reddish, pinkish, or salmon colored when freshly cut, maturing into a deep rich red or brown color with age. Exposure to strong sunlight may cause [...]

Cocobolo

Cocobolo is an exotic wood native to Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, and is favored for custom pool cues, fine furniture and cabinetry, inlays, and musical instruments. The wood is very durable and strong, with a fine texture. [...]

Birch

Birch is a domestic wood reported to be full of natural waxes that render it waterproof. The tough and durable bark is also reported to remain in the soil long after the inside of the tree has rotted away. [...]

Ziricote

Ziricote is an exotic wood native to the Central American countries of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. It is a hard, dense wood, with a medium texture. The color ranges from reddish brown to dark brown with unusual black streaks. [...]

Zebrawood

Zebrawood is an exotic wood native to the Western African countries of Cameroon and Gabon. It is a hard wood, with a medium to coarse texture. The Zebra-like appearance is due to the light colored sapwood in contrast with [...]

Yellow Box Burl

Yellow Box Burls are harvested in southeastern Australia from medium to tall trees in the Eucalyptus family. Lumber is harvested and used for outdoor projects such as fence posts and bridge parts. It is brown in color and very [...]

Yellowheart

Yellowheart, an exotic wood also called Pau Amarello, can grow to more than 130 feet tall and 30 in diameter. It has large leaves upwards of 10″” long and 4″” wide. It has a wonderful show of creamy white Avg [...]

White Oak

Oak is regarded as one of the most beautiful woods to work with because of its grain pattern and character. Oak is used in many woodworking applications, including steam bending. Air-dry bending and crushing strengths are high. Hardness is [...]

White Ash

Trees often attain heights of 70 to 80 feet, with trunk diameters of 24 to 36 inches. The grain is described as bold, straight, moderately open with an occasional wavy pattern. Plainsawn boards usually have strong contrast in grain. [...]

Western Maple

Western Maple, sometimes called big leaf maple, broadleaf maple, or white maple is pale pinkish-brown in color. There is very little color distinction between heartwood and sapwood. A popular wood for turnery, musical instruments, and wood ware utensils.

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