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June 17, 2022

Click here to read the May-June Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Unique species option: Brown Ebony | Our brown Ebony live edge inventory consists of long slab lengths of 13-21ft+ at affordable price points. Live edge brown Ebony is a perfect choice for bringing nature indoors through warm, earthy tones. Close-up on Wenge inventory | Traditionally used in...

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April 28, 2022

Click here to read the March-April Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Stunning walnut burl cookies | We are excited to share our most recent addition of, dare we say, absolutely “sweet” California walnut burl slabs. Santos rosewood cookies, boules, and more | The M. Bohlke Lumber team also recently added Santos rosewood cookies and 4/4 boules to our...

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February 10, 2022

Click here to read the January-February Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Bosse produces large dimensional slabs | We consider our selection of Bosse slabs to be very large and uniform, with varying degrees of exceptional figure visible on each slab. Natural character and strength | Karri is one of the tallest Eucalyptus species, reaching heights between 100-200 feet,...

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December 16, 2021

Click here to read the November-December Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. From conception to reality with Bubinga | Bubinga, a large tree that commonly exceeds 100 feet in height with a clear bole that is 30-60 feet long and 3 feet in diameter, is the star feature of this edition. Wenge, more than an accent wood | Wenge...

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December 3, 2021

Etimoe wood veneer is derived from a tree native to West and Central Africa. These trees regularly grow up to 100 feet, sometimes reaching 165 feet in height – trunk diameters can be as wide as 9 feet. Because these trees are large, it’s not unusual to find logs that yield large quantities of...

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November 3, 2021

Circassian Walnut (also sometimes called French Walnut or Common Walnut) can be either flat cut or quarter cut when used for wood veneer. Its coloring ranges from a light gray-brown to dark and warm red-browns, along with irregular streaks of darker brown. Gray, purple and red casts are very common, giving the grain an earthy...

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October 21, 2021

Click here to read the September-October Bohlke Lumber Newsletter. Sipo Highlight | Our current stock includes 8/4, 10/4 and 12/4 boules, as well as 8/4 FAS&BTR. We share details about this west and central African wood, including its many uses. A favorite Sipo project of ours provides brewery visitors a one-of-a-kind experience. A Table...

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October 1, 2021

Castello (sometimes spelled as Castelo) marble flat cut wood veneer has light yellow to olive brown heartwood, along with a fine, uniform texture and high contrast. The term marble comes from the highly distinctive striped pattern; we also have plain Castello available. Plain Castello is a fairly plentiful species, but the marbled grain cut gives it...

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September 13, 2021

Are you a wood industry professional attending the 2021 Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) Annual Convention from Oct. 6-8? We’ll be there, too! If you still need to register, or need to learn more about the event, visit the link below. M. Bohlke Veneer has been a major supporter of AWI, the Architectural Woodworking industry’s leading...

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September 3, 2021

Rich browns and beautiful grain English brown oak veneer comes from two species native to Europe: Quercus robur and Quercus petraea. These trees usually reach heights of 80-115 feet with trunk diameters between 4-6 feet, although they can be considerably larger. When quarter cut, this species is a rich, dark brown and displays a tremendous medullary...

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