Is it normal for there to be rot and cracks in my wood?

Because our woods are "rustic" small cracks or small pockets of rot are normal, but can be easily cleaned out. We will not sell you wood that is not structurally sound.

What does "burl" mean?

Burl is a growth on the tree in which the grain has grown in some kind of a deformed manner. It is typically found in the form of a rounded outgrowth on the tree trunk or a branch that is filled with small knots from dormant buds.

What is "curly" or "straight grain"?"

Curly grain is what occurs when the longitudinal cells grow in waves and these tend to have more character.

Straight grain wood is characterized by wood fibers that run parallel to the long axis of the piece.

What is a live edge?

Live edge or natural edge is a style of furniture where the carpenter incorporates the natural edge of the wood into the design of the piece. Some leave the natural holes and cracks in the wood while other artists fill them with resins.

How much is shipping?

All of our items ship by weight. Most items have the cost for shipping on the listing.

However for larger pieces such as table slabs and bases must be shipped on a pallet. The price to ship these pieces is unknown untill the shipment is weighed. Larger pieces over 8' will cost extra to ship as well. Contact us to discuss shipping of your newest addition.

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