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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.
Bubinga is one of the most beautiful African hardwood lumbers. Due to its fine,
tight grain and reddish-brown color, the exotic wood is often referred to as
"African Rosewood". Bubinga's colorations range from bright red to
pink or violet with dark streaks.
Bubinga is also ideal for furniture making, usually for tables, as large slabs
of the dense wood can be easily cut and used as tabletops.
This exotic wood adds the allure of fine graining and rich, reddish hues to
our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.
A special dark wood found in Tropical West Africa, Zaire, Cameroon, Gabon, and
Tanzania. Boasting a very distinctive look, Wenge ranges from
dark brown to black, with fine black veins and white lines.
The wood is popular in segmented woodturning because of its dimensional stability
and color contrast when mixed with lighter woods, such as Maple. This makes
it especially sought after in the manufacturing of high-end
The exotic wood is prized for wood sculpting, because it cuts easily and has
a beautiful grain and interesting colorations.
With its deep, dark tones and rich grain, Wenge adds significant artistic
appeal 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.
Renowned for its rich medley of colors, ranging from pink to red. Found in the
northwest region of the United States, this heavy wood has a fine, smooth, and
Well-suited for many applications, including turned work, bowls, novelties
and souvenirs, Madrone is also very popular for inlay work. The burl of the
tree, which is often used for furniture work and marquetry, is reported to be
scarce and very expensive.
Madrone is often used in the construction of high-end wood products and adds
rich red hues to our Exotic Wood Pepper Mills.
Among the most beautiful and well-known domestic hardwoods, Walnut is a rich
chocolate brown with a uniform texture. The inherent durability of this domestic
hardwood makes it a popular choice in furniture construction.
Walnut is considered to be one of the finest and widely used woods in the
United States. It's also an excellent choice for carving and lathe work.
Walnut adds a touch of American tradition, as well as rich color and texture,
to our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.