News Focused on the Wood Market

African mahogany is a common alternative

Thursday, 27 August 2009 11:47

21_mahogany_01Less expensive than genuine mahogany, it can be more difficult to work with, but can be used for a variety of products

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White oak growth is considered a ‘trend’

Thursday, 27 August 2009 11:44

Quartersawn sales seen as strong in a time when market conditions have been stagnant for other woods

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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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