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June 14, 2021

Click here to read the May-June Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Lumber Boules – What are they and why use them? | We explain what boule form lumber is and why they are the lumber of choice for yacht designers, high-end woodworkers and more. One-of-a-kind Wood Bases | We highlight Cumaru bases weighing over 4,000 lbs....

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June 1, 2021

Quarter cut Brazilian Lacewood veneer can be yellow-brown with reddish tones to a light pink, and has a silvery sheen. This species can also can range from a more creamy yellow to salmon. The grain has a medium to heavy flake, which comes from the pronounced medullary ray common to the species. The flake pattern...

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May 4, 2021

May 2021 | Purpleheart Unique splash of color fits perfectly with Spring Purpleheart is native to Central and South America and is sometimes referred to as Amaranth or Violet Wood. Gorgeous violet tones are a fit perfect for Spring, and the species is tremendously popular for furniture and other designs calling for a unique...

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April 15, 2021

Click here to read the March-April Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Live Edge Heaven | Jon and Eddie have been working through our extensive inventory, leveling a slab out of each live edge log to highlight grain and color. Instagram Earth Day Giveaway | Our special Earth Day Live Edge Slab Giveaway is back! Follow @mbohlkecorp...

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April 9, 2021

European Sycamore wood veneer is naturally quite white when freshly cut and in fact, it is one of the whitest woods in the world. Over time the veneer naturally darkens slightly to a creamy yellow white. This species can be quartered or flat cut, plain or highly figured. Fiddleback figure is most common for...

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March 9, 2021

Although sometimes called Brazilian Cherry or South American Cherry, Jatoba is not a true Cherry. The overall similar look and warm red tones promote these names instead. Jatoba veneer heartwood varies from an attractive salmon red to orange brown. Dark to russet brown streaks are common and Jatoba also has a natural golden luster....

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February 18, 2021

Click here to read the January-February Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Highlight from our reclaimed lumber inventory | 8/4 FAS&BTR Knotty Pine has a story to tell and can be used in various settings. Complete Species List | Don’t see a species listed that you’re looking for? Please inquire, as we generally have veneer logs to...

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February 3, 2021

Sen wood veneer heartwood ranges from a beige yellow to a pale gray yellow, or greenish brown. The grain is generally straight and has a moderately coarse texture. Depending on the log and cut, this veneer can sometimes display dramatic figure as well, including fiddleback. Although Sen and Japanese Ash are sometimes seemingly interchangeable...

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January 14, 2021

January 2021 | Western Red Cedar Our Red Cedar veneer inventory currently consists of various door and panel lengths. Typically quarter cut, Western Red Cedar veneer heartwood is generally light reddish-brown in color with straight, tight grain. Pink hues occasionally pop up and darker red or brown streaks are fairly common as well. Otherwise,...

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December 28, 2020

Click here to start reading the November-December Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Solid hardwood project highlights | 34’+ Kosipo slab perfect fit in tap room. Mahogany boule lumber part of almost century old boat restoration. And stunning Bubinga Pommele live edge slab exudes luxury in home. A note from our team | Jon Mixell reflects on...

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