THE MATERIAL WOOD

Wood is a strong, naturally beautiful and truly amazing material.

Our most common question is, "What kind of wood is that?"

Here we have collected our most popular wood species types with photos of variations in tone, wood grain, and character.

This visual reference will help guide communication and decisions.

If you have a specific wood species request not listed here, we can get it. 

WOOD SPECIES TYPES

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WALNUT

Walnut is a classic American hardwood famous for its thick dark flavor. The uniqueness of the vast contrast in shades of color  from piece to piece makes each creation truly special. 

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MAPLE

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 Maple is an 

American hardwood

with a very light blond to rich gold tone.

This wood pairs well

with darker 

woods to create

eye-catching contrast. 

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CHERRY

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Cherry is a domestic hardwood

known to be maker friendly 

that yields beautiful end

products. "Cherry"

implies red wood but this

is not the case. 

Most cherry wood is 

light to medium brown.

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OAK

Oak is a word synonymous 

with strength and 

hardness. While these

characterizations hold true,

it is also true that

Oak wood is absolutely

beautiful. The straight

lines and steady, even brown

tones make gorgeous pieces

that last generations.    

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CYPRESS

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SAPELE

This subspecies of Mahogany is rich with medium to dark brown tones that pair well with light woods like Maple or darker selections like Walnut. 

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CUSTOM ORDER  ONLY

PADAUK

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CUSTOM ORDER  ONLY

AMBROSIA MAPLE

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CUSTOM ORDER  ONLY

CURLY MAPLE

SHOWN WITH PADAUK ACCENTS

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