News Focused on the Wood Market
Monday, 23 November 2009 19:18
The future of butternut's health remains bleak as the butternut canker disease continues to spread through its growing range. It appears that butternut's fate may be the same as the elm, which was devastated by Dutch elm disease, and chestnut, the victim of chestnut blight.
Wednesday, 28 October 2009 00:00
Limited logging and mill shutdowns could impact fall and winter supplies and dry up what was once a market surplus
Tuesday, 27 October 2009 17:47
Wood also known as ovengkol is related to bubinga, but smaller in size, and finishes with a high, impressive luster
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 18:58
Small tree that grows in the savannah of South Africa and Mozambique is hard to find, but is great as a turning wood
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 18:54
Walnut continues to be a solid seller among domestic hardwoods, both in lumber and slab form. Furniture makers and cabinetmakers are the primary buyers at both the retail and wholesale levels. For some dealers, walnut sales have dropped slightly because of the housing crisis, while others say sales of the dark wood remain robust. In the world of cabinetry, color seems to be cyclical, with light woods in favor for a while, followed by darker woods. Walnut has been popular for the last year to three years.
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