NO Resin used in my Boards!

NO Resin used in my Boards!

Why I do NOT use RESIN FILLING in my Serving & Cutting Boards (but use stones instead)   With the advent and popularity of DYI hobby sales websites and ads in social media, I have been seeing a lot of DIY wood hobbyists selling cutting boards with epoxy coatings...
What is a Burl?

What is a Burl?

What is a burl? You have probably already seen a burl, without knowing what it was. If you have ever noticed a large lump / growth / deformation on a tree trunk or a branch, it was most likely a burl. In this post, I attempt to cover what a burl is, what it’s...
What is Stone Inlay in Wood?

What is Stone Inlay in Wood?

What is Stone Inlay in Wood? Here are a few examples of various material inlays in wood: Turquoise on two-tone Afzelia Burl Turquoise on Myrtle Burl Gold Leaves on spalted Teak Lapis Lazuli on Afzelia Burl Turquoise on Padauk wood Mother-of-pearl on Black & Beige...
What is Salvaged wood?

What is Salvaged wood?

What is Salvaged Wood? Some of my woods are salvaged from lumber which would have otherwise gone to burn, landfill or chipper. Much of it comes from fallen trees and some leftover from other wood manufacturing processes. Salvaged woods might bear some imperfections or...
What is figured wood?

What is figured wood?

What is ‘Figured Wood”? No two pieces of wood are alike. One of the great rewards of working with wood is knowing that no matter if I am crafting a simple cutting board, or carving a large-scale masterpiece, each of my creations will be 100% unique. Like...
What is reclaimed wood?

What is reclaimed wood?

Why do I choose to use reclaimed wood for my creations? For many people including myself, having wood that’s rich in history and character adds a certain beauty, charm and story to their surroundings. For some, it’s the conservation element that makes reclaimed wood...