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January 6, 2020

January 2020 Wood of the Month | We are kicking off the New Year with one gorgeous wood veneer: Cocobolo (sometimes called Nicaragua Rosewood). Every log has its own unique color palette. The heartwood colors can range from shades of brown with black or purple streaks to yellow, orange or deep red. The sapwood...

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December 30, 2019

Click here to read our November-December 2019 Lumber Newsletter, all about exterior hardwood. In this issue: Lesser Known Exterior Hardwood Species | Teak and Ipe are very popular choices for exterior applications. In this issue, we give snapshots about several imported species with characteristics similar to Teak. From boat building to decking options, these...

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December 5, 2019

December 2019 WOM | Limba Frake is highly decorative. This architectural wood veneer is indisputably unique from log to log – always exquisite in appearance. Some of our available logs have figure, some have sap; others exemplify great structure and some have broken stripe. Colors range from a light yellow-brown to a more golden...

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November 4, 2019

November 2019 WOM | Cerejeira wood veneer is our team’s pick for November. While Cerejeira Crotch wood veneer is very popular in our industry, we think that flat cut Cerejeira deserves recognition, too. Cerejeira is a South American wood that emits a sweet smell, similar to vanilla or cumiran. Heartwood color ranges from a...

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October 22, 2019

Click here to read our September-October 2019 Lumber Newsletter. Highlights this issue: Coming Soon… Lumber by Appointment. Complete Species List | Don’t see a species listed that you’re looking for? Please inquire, as we generally have veneer logs to cut into lumber that can be kiln dried on short order. Our Open House |...

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October 8, 2019

Our 2019 lumber open house this past Saturday was a hit! We opened our doors to the communities of Fairfield and Hamilton, raising $500 for Animal Friends Humane Society (AFHS) in Hamilton, OH (@animalfriendshumanesociety) plus a wonderful amount of item donations. The $500 was raised from our Walnut live edge raffle… and our winner is Brooklyn...

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October 1, 2019

October 2019 WOM | Pronounce Izombe as if you are saying “i-zombie.” This versatile wood veneer deserves the spotlight, and this October is a fitting month for its showcase. Izombe wood veneer uses vary; common applications are interior millwork, furniture and doors, as well as yachts and aircraft interiors. Its heartwood is golden yellow-orange...

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September 3, 2019

September 2019 WOM | Paldao wood veneer comes in a wide variety of colors. The quarter cut featured here has a stripey aesthetic and is light brown, almost tan, with darker streaks throughout. When flat cut, gray-brown heartwood shows with a hint of green and darker streaks. The grain is interlocked and is sometimes...

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August 26, 2019

Today (August 26) is National Dog Day and we have an exciting announcement to share with you that fits right in. 🐾 On October 5, 2019, we are having a public event at our lumber warehouses, located at 3001 Symmes Rd., Hamilton, OH, and it’s all for a good cause and local paws. Our...

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August 19, 2019

MB News Summer 2019:  New Log Inspection Service Announcement – We are excited to offer our customers a new way to experience a log inspection: Stream Live, Watch Later. When customers are unable to visit our offices for an in-person inspection, we come to them! Reconstituted Veneer – Engineered, or reconstituted veneer, is an ideal choice...

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