#Walnut - quite durable, hard and strong. Walnut can be found in the United States, parts of Asia, and Europe. There are many different varieties. Its coloration can be light to chocolate brown, and may contain burls, butts, and curls. Walnut can also be found with purple white and green hues.

#Walnut - quite durable, hard and strong. Walnut can be found in the United States, parts of Asia, and Europe. There are many different varieties. Its coloration can be light to chocolate brown, and may contain burls, butts, and curls. Walnut can also be found with purple white and green hues.

#Gancalo Alves is distinguished by its two-tone appearance and variations in color. It is a very durable, heavy hard, dense wood that requires machining with tools with carbide cutters. Trees grow to 120 feet high with trunk diameters to 40 inches. Although a lesser-known species, Goncalo Alves is one of the most beautiful tropical woods from Central and South America.

#Gancalo Alves is distinguished by its two-tone appearance and variations in color. It is a very durable, heavy hard, dense wood that requires machining with tools with carbide cutters. Trees grow to 120 feet high with trunk diameters to 40 inches. Although a lesser-known species, Goncalo Alves is one of the most beautiful tropical woods from Central and South America.

#Cocobolo  - has very attractive color and texture. This beautiful dark grained hardwood has a high oil content that acts as a barrier to water absorption and imparts a waxy appearance when rubbed.  The tree grows to a height of 45 to 60 feet.

#Cocobolo - has very attractive color and texture. This beautiful dark grained hardwood has a high oil content that acts as a barrier to water absorption and imparts a waxy appearance when rubbed. The tree grows to a height of 45 to 60 feet.

#Maple is also called sugar maple and rock maple, hard maple grows all over the USA. As its name states, hard maple is extremely hard. It has a variety of grain patterns such as clear, birds eye, curly, and tiger. This wood ranges from cream-white to snowy-white, although during the off season you do get a few that are yellowish in tone. It has mineral streaks and sugary specks, and also sometimes contains figures that are quilted, blistered, or curly.

#Maple is also called sugar maple and rock maple, hard maple grows all over the USA. As its name states, hard maple is extremely hard. It has a variety of grain patterns such as clear, birds eye, curly, and tiger. This wood ranges from cream-white to snowy-white, although during the off season you do get a few that are yellowish in tone. It has mineral streaks and sugary specks, and also sometimes contains figures that are quilted, blistered, or curly.

Color of #Koa varies ranging from pale yellow or golden brown to deep chocolate, but more commonly reddish brown with light and dark bands in the growth rings and various attractive patterns, such as fiddleback and rainbow. The wavy and curly grain is moderate to severely interlocked, the texture is moderately coarse, and the surface is quite lustrous and takes a high polish.

Color of #Koa varies ranging from pale yellow or golden brown to deep chocolate, but more commonly reddish brown with light and dark bands in the growth rings and various attractive patterns, such as fiddleback and rainbow. The wavy and curly grain is moderate to severely interlocked, the texture is moderately coarse, and the surface is quite lustrous and takes a high polish.

#Rosewood has many varieties. All these woods are scented, and rosewood oil is extracted from them for use in perfume. This comes in a number of shades, from dark brown, to chocolate brown, to purplish on a background that is reddish. It has black pigmentation lines or eye-catching dark brown streaks.

#Rosewood has many varieties. All these woods are scented, and rosewood oil is extracted from them for use in perfume. This comes in a number of shades, from dark brown, to chocolate brown, to purplish on a background that is reddish. It has black pigmentation lines or eye-catching dark brown streaks.

#Lacewood is widely grown in Australia, and is a fairly soft wood, with a grain structure that is unusual, appearing like hammered copper.

#Lacewood is widely grown in Australia, and is a fairly soft wood, with a grain structure that is unusual, appearing like hammered copper.

#Bloodwood - is found in the tropics of South America. Bloodwood is very dense and heavy wood. It is extremely hard and has a very tight grain. Its color is a gorgeous dark red (hence the name).

#Bloodwood - is found in the tropics of South America. Bloodwood is very dense and heavy wood. It is extremely hard and has a very tight grain. Its color is a gorgeous dark red (hence the name).

#Pear wood -  is very hard, closed grain and strong. It is so hard that the sharpest of tools are required to work it. This allows  to cut the finest of details and form the most delicate of shapes. Pear wood is also, unlike almost any other hardwood, without figure. The general colour of pear wood is almost dark fleshy color.

#Pear wood - is very hard, closed grain and strong. It is so hard that the sharpest of tools are required to work it. This allows to cut the finest of details and form the most delicate of shapes. Pear wood is also, unlike almost any other hardwood, without figure. The general colour of pear wood is almost dark fleshy color.

#Padauk is found in Asia and Africa. The wood is valued for its toughness, stability, and decorativeness. The wood is an orange-reddish color.

#Padauk is found in Asia and Africa. The wood is valued for its toughness, stability, and decorativeness. The wood is an orange-reddish color.

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