News Focused on the Wood Market
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2016 00:00
IWF exhibitors of hardwoods and veneers were pushing exotic species to a receptive crowd. Dealers interviewed by Woodshop News say shops are looking for alternative materials to help their custom projects stand out.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00
Woodworkers can’t get enough walnut — even if prices rise, according to lumber distributors interviewed by Woodshop News.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 August 2016 00:00
An ongoing demand for furniture, casework and flooring with a rustic appearance has kept hickory sales at its peak lately, according to suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News. The species is unique from other domestic hardwoods as the white sapwood presents a stark contrast to the heartwood featuring bold reddish-brown color fluctuations.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00
The market for Northern red oak (Quercus rubra), a traditional choice for furniture, millwork, trim and flooring, is as strong as ever, according to most hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2016 00:00
The emerald ash borer is killing ash trees, putting long-term supplies of the domestic hardwood in doubt. But there is plenty now and sales are strong, according to lumber dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.
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