News Focused on the Wood Market

Bocote is underappreciated, moderately priced

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 20:36

bocote_is_23Specie is becoming scarce, especially in Mexico, and that's inhibiting its widespread use for furniture

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Cherry sales are stable as price dips

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 20:32

cherry_sales_22Quality of product used for fine furniture, cabinetry and architectural millwork improves thanks to fewer overseas sales

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Exotic zebrawood is earning its stripes

Friday, 26 June 2009 18:50

Even as its price continues to increase, the wood is popular because it works well with hand tools, takes a good polish

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Osage orange can resist damage well

Friday, 26 June 2009 18:48

Characteristic of an exotic hardwood, it can be used for mantles and bows, but is tough enough to dull cutting knives

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Teak substitute is gaining influence

Monday, 01 June 2009 19:10

Iroko is becoming more popular in Europe, but it has yet to replace the real thing in the U.S., despite its lower price

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