This Tigerwood tabletop, encased in figured Hard Maple, is the only one of it’s kind I’ve ever seen. The two inch thick Maple (Acer saccharum of the Aceraceae family) border insinuates that the entire piece is of similar depth even though the exotic majority of the piece measures only one inch in thickness.
Tigerwood is the common name for exotic lumber produced from several species of tropical trees:
The owner of Woodworker Network made this dresser for his son as a Christmas present last year. It’s made exclusively from Red Alder (alnus rubra of the Betulaceae family, also known as Western alder & Oregon alder) with precisely cut dovetails and a smooth natural finish.
“My experience @ Timber Village:
Today I popped in at the #workingwithwood festival in #knysna South Africa, and I was BLOWN away!! There is a bit of everything, from exceptional craftsmanship to some of the most handy tools and little DIY gadgets I have ever come across – furniture from basic to uber modern and even a stand with jewelry that absolutely blew my mind! There r kids activities, there r workshops on machinery and so much more. Woodworking was my trade in school and something that struck home was seeing all the old school tools that we used to use back in the day…”
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“If you remain insensitive to the individual characteristics of the material you are working with and cut regardless to a predetermined, exact measurement, then the finished piece will lack a certain wholeness and be little better than something you could have bought from a factory.” – Graham Blackburn
Beautiful, end grain cutting boards, roughly 15″ x 15″ by 3″ thick with 250+ individual pieces of Douglas Fir fitted together with waterproof glue and sanded to perfection. This hefty and unique piece will stand out in your kitchen or wherever you decide to place it. Finished with mineral oil and a food grade finish. Click here to order now or call Woodworker Network at 509-684-1008 for a different size or custom woodworking order. Whether you’re in the market for this unique and useful conversation piece or not, please feel free to leave a comment or like and tell us what you think of them!