Category Archives: Domestic Hardwood

Amazing Furniture from a Self-Taught Woodworker

Whether you’re a contractor building a large-scale deck or an artist perfecting a turned pen, we’ll not only supply the lumber you need, we’ll also help make your project a success with our extensive woodworking knowledge. When you’re done, show off your hard work by sending us pictures!

One of our customers has done just that. Séamus, a self-taught woodworker, recently finished three gorgeous furniture pieces using our line of exotic and domestic lumber. Check out his photos below and be inspired.
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Cypress Wood: A Great Domestic Wood Alternative

Naturally growing in lowland swampy regions of the southern United States, Cypress has been a staple in the wood industry for many exterior applications. Around the Atlantic seaboard, Cypress can be seen throughout beach homes because its characteristics and preservative oils act as a buffer in areas that have a lot of heat, humidity, and rain storms.
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Live Edge Book Matched Slabs

Urban Live Edge Wood Slabs in Sarasota, FL

Florida is a unique place at the crossroads between nature and urbanization. Touted as one of the fastest growing housing markets, Florida needs clear land to build homes and infrastructure to support the new families. In this process, many older trees that have outlived their natural life cycle are cut and brought to us. It’s incredible what species Florida houses.

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Black Heart Persimmon Panels, Custom Long Length Hickory Flooring – What Our NC Facility Creates

There’s no doubt that we love wood, and we take pride in creating custom wood products for you. In North Carolina, our machines will plane, cut, and mold just about any wood available into the material you need.
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Wood of the Month: Alder

Alder is classified as a domestic hardwood; on the Janka hardness scale, it beats poplar and pine. Its appearance is light brown mixed with varied red tones and a straight grain pattern. This straight pattern provides a clean finished look for many projects. As Alder ages, it darkens and reddens unlike other woods that tend to fade. Alder is typically used for furniture, cabinetry, picture frames, and many other indoor projects because of its malleability.
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