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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 | In this issue, 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...

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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. We...

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April 1, 2019

April 2019 WOM | African Chechen wood veneer (often called African Ziricote) closely resembles American Red Gum in aesthetic. 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...

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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, M. Bohlke Lumber has 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...

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March 1, 2019

March 2019 WOM | Myrtle Cluster wood veneer is a good choice for high end furniture, as well as interior trim and cabinetry. M. Bohlke Corp. has Furniture grades available for purchase that will make heads turn and create lasting impressions. Do you have an interest in having this unique wood veneer look for...

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February 15, 2019

MB News Spring 2019: Recent news from M. Bohlke Corp. Tapping Resources Responsibly – The 2018-2019 logging season was rife with wet weather. These wet conditions affect many factors in our industry and can cause price spikes. Hidden Treasure: Rare Live Edge Slab – We highlight one of our beautiful live edge slabs available for purchase....

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February 11, 2019

The entry period into this year’s Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge ™ competition is open! This competition recognizes excellence in woodwork featuring veneer and wood products. A wide range of projects from furniture to cabinetry are welcomed. It is also important to note the amount of material used isn’t a big factor at all. All...

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