News Focused on the Wood Market

Maples sales are strong in winter months

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 March 2015 00:00

Both hard and soft maple are steady movers, according to lumber suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News. Interest is particularly strong for highly figured and slab stock.

Read more...

   

Red alder maintains its regional appeal

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

Red alder is the most abundant hardwood in the Pacific Northwest, available in clear and knotty grades nationwide. It’s easy to work with, sands well and gives a pretty good cherry and mahogany imitation. And it’s moving well in its neck of the woods, according hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.

Read more...

   

Suppliers gamble with exotic hardwood stock

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 January 2015 00:00

ebonyExotic hardwood suppliers have to gamble a bit when deciding what to keep in stock. There’s some intuition involved as to guessing what’s hot and what’s not, according to several dealers interviewed by Woodshop News.

Read more...

   

Maine trade group gains training grant

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

maineThe Maine Wood Products Association secured a $230,000 grant from the Northern Border Regional Commission to support the work of the state’s Regional Wood Products Consortium for the next three years.

Read more...

   

Walnut sales boosted by recent design trends

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

Recent walnut sales are mixed. But hardwood dealers interviewed by Woodshop News say the one constant in the market is customer fondness for the wood’s rich and characteristic color.

Read more...

   

Page 1 of 24