Hickory’s varied appearance lends to its wide appeal.
Though rare and difficult to find, spalted maple, with its eye catching black wavy streaks, is in high demand, according to hardwood and veneer suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News.
With hundreds of trees already dead throughout North America, ash is in a state of limbo.
Cherry hasn’t lost any of its luster, according to hardwood suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News.
Rustic-grade woods used to be deemed crude and worthless, and quickly made their way to the scrap pile.