Figured woods (various types)
Black Cherry burl, resin impregnated. These were a highly selective cut to get this quality which is the best I've seen to date. The burls are small meaning that even a 10 inch long piece is very hard to come by in this quality and piece A is a size and quality we've never come close to before. Pieces missing below are already sold.
Pyinma, also now called Asian Satinwood has a botanical name of Lagerstroemia calycuta. For a number of years it was quite easy to get in the curly form (burl has always been rare) but nearly all supplies are gone now and because this is another wood from the fantastic forests of Laos, it is no longer imported. These pieces were dried multiple years and then cut, superglued on the outside, sanded down and now finished in these exquisite pieces. This is a very chatoyant (light catching) burl. All pieces were DRIED for years.
Big Linden, (Tilia platyphyllos) is sometimes also called Lime, but it isn't related to real lime trees. Trees can live to great age and there is one on the ruins of a church in Kiev Ukraine that is believed to date from the 1300's. The tree is not rare, but these burls are almost unknown on the market in the USA. We did extensive soaking with superglue on all these and though I was very thorough, you could need to use a bit more glue once you get inside the wood. Hardness seems to be about like Northwest Maple, at least for the burls. Sands very nicely and was super easy to finish too. Interesting color and patterns not seen in other burls so we thought we would give this a try and see what you think (let me know either way). All pieces were DRIED for years.
Black Cherry burl, resin impregnated. These were a highly selective cut to get this quality which is not typical. The burls are small meaning that even a 10 inch long piece is very hard to come by in this quality. Notes: Each piece has the grade on the item below. Piece 5 has some bark and small defects, high figure but half price. Pieces missing below are already sold.
not related to Ceylon Satinwood, Pyinma is a completely
different species. We have ceylon satinwood too, email us.
Pyinma has much better figure.
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