Weekly Roundup: Xylophilia

Wood. Sweet, sweet wood. It's the source of inspiration, awe and occasionally frustration for us. The greatest feeling of euphoria happens somewhere between the first wipe of tung oil and the final buff of wax on a walnut surface. 

Being surrounded by forests at our shop gives us a prime opportunity to appreciate the source of the material we work with. It is important to us that the woods we use are domestic to both support local business and the environment as a whole. And to complete the circle, we plan on donating a percentage of each sale to two charities, Chari-Tree and Plant a Billion. I will write a little more about them later. 

With its abundance of character and temperaments, we treat each piece of lumber accordingly. Here's a little look into the transformation the surface undergoes.