News Focused on the Wood Market

Downturn has buoyed hard maple’s profile

Tuesday, 23 February 2010 18:59

24_hard_maple_pricesMill closures and tough winter weather affected the price, but it still remains a popular choice for the home improvement trade

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Eastern white pine sales remain sluggish

Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00

30_white_pineIt suffers mostly from the drop in housing construction, but continues to have a wide use for a range of projects

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Chakte-kok has a fleeting brilliance; color changes rapidly

Tuesday, 26 January 2010 13:22

Chakte-kok is one of only several wood species in the world that exhibits a brilliant fiery-red color. Unfortunately, once chakte-kok oxidizes, it quickly turns to a dull shade of brown.

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English sycamore sought for its figure

Monday, 21 December 2009 18:39

20_english_01Wood and veneer dealers also purchase the high-quality logs for musical-grade material because of its unique light color

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Poplar sales are a hopeful economic sign

Monday, 21 December 2009 00:00

20_poplar_01_thSeen as a "utility wood," sales have been increasing around the country for this secondary and paint-grade product

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