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Also called Rock Maple, Hard Maple grows throughout the United States, east
of the Rocky Mountains, with the exception of Florida, South Carolina, and Delaware.
It is most prominent in the New England states, Great Lakes region, and Canadian
Great Lakes provinces.
This domestic hardwood ranges in color from reddish-brown to light tan, and
takes stains and polishes well. With a fine, uniform
texture and close grain, Hard Maple is a very strong wood. Due to its
strength and stiffness, it ranks as one of the more valuable hardwoods.
Hard Maple is suitable for pepper mills and pepper grinders because it is also
excellent for turning. Hard Maple brings a long-standing
American tradition of durability to our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.
This beautiful wood is found in Brazil, South America. Bloodwood is sometimes
referred to as satine or cardinal wood, due to its deep, rich blood-red color
with a golden luster and variegated and red stripes..
Bloodwood is a hard, dense, heavy wood with a very fine, even texture and
mostly linear grain. Although this tropical wood can be difficult to work, the
effort is well worth it, as it finishes smoothly and takes on a high polish.
It's most often used in decorative inlay, marquetry work, fancy boxes, and turning.
When mixed with the other woods in our peppermills, it makes a beautiful contrast
This rare and expensive wood adds an exceedingly fine, silken texture to our
Exotic Woods Pepper Mills
Originating from the tropical regions of Central America and South America,
Purpleheart ranges in color from purple to almost dark brown.
This exotic wood is generally straight-grained, sometimes interlocked, with
a fine, even texture. Among its advantages are a substantial hardness and strength.
Purpleheart polishes well with no staining required.
With very diverse applications, the wood is a beneficial addition to your
As its name indicates, Purpleheart adds unusual purple hues, creating a striking
contrast to other woods in our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.