Buying Exotic Lumber

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Blog series by Michael updated 07-31-2012 12:04 PM 2 parts 14227 reads 16 comments total

Part 1: Photo Blog

01-24-2012 10:33 PM by Michael | 7 comments »

One of three warehouses stacked to the ceiling with 135 different varieties of wood at Cropp Timber. Adding the same wood variety coming from several different countries puts the total closer to 160 different varieties..I had to stop buying wood when I ran out of room in my van. Most of the wood had to be crosscut with a chainsaw at two meters in length so that it would fit in my van..Three large Bubinga slabs. I found these tucked back in the corner of a warehouse under a set of stairs. ...

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Part 2: Wood Gloat Photo Blog

07-31-2012 12:04 PM by Michael | 9 comments »

My wood supply was getting low, so we made another trip up to Cropp Timber in Hamburg.. Here are a couple of the Padauk boards that we bought..Padauk (26 & 52mm (4/4 & 8/4)) Pet Urn, Quilt Racks, Trunk.European Walnut (26mm).Smoked Larch (52mm).Ovangkol (26 & 52mm) Wine Cabinet, Quilt Racks, Antique Hall Tree.Tineo (52mm) Nakashima Chair & Footstool, Custom Bath Vanity.Burl: Walnut (2), Jarrah, Olive (2)

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