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Woods we use
Birch
Birch is similar to maple but softer with less defined grain. It is easy to work with and varies in color and grain.
Birds Eye Maple
Birds Eye Maple is a stable hard wood that is know for its amazing figure. There are small burls that are called eyes that create a very unique pattern in the wood. It is hard to work with, there tends to be tear out from inconsistent grain direction.
Black Limba
Black Limba It is a softer wood in the hard wood family interlocking grain. It easy to work with and there is variation of color and grain between boards that often have a dark band running through it.
Blood Wood
Blood Wood is a dense hard wood that is knows for its defined red color. The grain is tight straight grain that shows off ribbon of light along the grain.
Cherry
Cherry is a medium to hard wood that is easy to work with. The color and grain vary between boards from great figure to straight grain. This wood will darken over time and more so when in sunlight.
Lace Wood
Lace Wood is a hard straight grain wood that is known for the eye-catching flecks along the grain. It works well with tools and has little variation in color.
Mahogany
Mahogany has a stable interlocking grain that can be hard to work with because of tear out. It is one of the best woods for outside, it weathers well and resists rot. There is some variation from boards.
Maple
Maple is a stable hardwood that has a defined grain, there is very little color variation between boards. It can be finished to a mirror like quality.
Purple Heart
Purple Heart is a hard dense wood with straight grain and hard on tools. The defined purple color can vary but also after removing material will look gray but will turn purple within hours.
Red Oak
Oak is a dense wood with mostly straight grain. There is little variation between board and has straw-like end grain. This wood is good to work with the only fault it has is there is very little figure that most people look for.
Walnut
Black Walnut medium to hard wood come in many different variations of color and grain. It is surprisingly light for a hard wood.
White Oak
Oak is a dense wood with mostly straight grain. There is little variation between board and has straw-like end grain. This wood is good to work with the only fault it has is there is very little figure that most people look for.
Wenge
Wenge is a hard dense stable wood that has attractive inter locking grain also makes it hard to work with how fast it dulls tools. It has an even color even color with alternating dark and light veins in the grain.
Ash
Ash is a dense hard wood that has tight interlocking grain that is stable. There is variation of grain and color between boards. Pale in color ash is not known be used as a decorative wood.
   
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