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July 1, 2019

July 2019 WOM | Louro Preto grows in Tropical, Central and South America and is especially common in Brazil. Its color ranges from a medium brown to a much richer brown. Dark and long black streaks show beautiful contrast. Over time, Louro Preto will darken, adding even more character to its handsome aesthetic. Because...

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June 24, 2019

The 2019 AWFS Fair in Las Vegas will be here before we know it! Fair dates are July 17-20, 2019 – the show is held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This event is North America’s largest gathering of woodworking equipment and technology, as well as the largest selection of hardware, tooling, lumber, panel...

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June 3, 2019

June 2019 WOM | Pippy Oak is made from European White Oak, a specie used across the board in woodworking. Its color ranges from a light yellow or brown. This veneer is known for having knots called scattered eyes, clusters, pepper, or “cat paws.” Because of these markings, Pippy Oak is commonly called cluster...

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May 13, 2019

May-June 2019 Lumber Lowdown | We showcase wood from all over the world, from Australia to Hawaii. Our extensive stock of unique wood species is impressive – take a look in the May-June 2019 Lumber Lowdown. Contact us if you have any questions or comments – we’d love to hear from you. Follow Jon...

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May 1, 2019

May 2019 WOM | Redwood Burl is rich, warm and full of character. Burl veneer is produced from large, wart-like growths on the trunk of the tree. Burls grow below the soil line on Redwood, usually within 10 feet from the soil surface. Most notably used in automotive dashboards, Redwood Burl is also a...

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April 26, 2019

A warm congratulations is in order to Bart of @newportwoodworks (Instagram tag) in Newport, Kentucky. Bart is our winner of the Instagram African Padauk Slab Earth Day Giveaway! 🌏 His name was drawn on Earth Day and he was able to visit us this morning for a tour of our lumber warehouses. He comes...

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April 12, 2019

We have an exciting Friday announcement: Our Earth Day Instagram exclusive giveaway is live and accepting entries! Join us on Instagram by following @mbohlkecorp We want you to give this beautiful African Padauk live edge slab a second life! Its measurements are 10.07′ long x 38.58″ wide x 2.56″ thick, priced at $1,500. One...

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April 1, 2019

April 2019 WOM | African Chechen (often called African Ziricote) closely resembles American Red Gum in aesthetics. African Chechen’s main use is for architectural panels, but it can also be applied in high-end furniture, boat and yacht building, as well as specialty items. This species works easily with both hand and machine tools – and we...

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March 18, 2019

Mar-Apr 2019 Lumber Lowdown | Explore fine hardwoods from Africa and read some tips on working Wenge. From Afrormosia to Zebrano, we have a large selection in square edge lumber of African species. We list them all for you in our latest issue of Lumber Lowdown. Working Wenge extended: Visit The Wood Database for more tips,...

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March 1, 2019

March 2019 WOM | Myrtle Cluster is a good choice for high end furniture, as well as interior trim and cabinetry. Our Furniture grades available for purchase are sure to make heads turn and create lasting impressions. Do you have an interest in having this unique look for your next project? Contact our friendly...

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