One of New York’s hidden secrets lies beneath the aged patina of the Coney Island Boardwalk – rare grades of tropical hardwood that is consistently clear, dense and 100% heartwood. These are the qualities that made woods like Mahogany the rage of early American furniture. Reclaimed tropical hardwoods, the tiny supply that exists, may be the last chance, for at least a few generations, to enjoy old growth exotic woodwork in the built environment.
Lengths3 - 14'
Color and Surface
Deep color hues of amber, van dyke brown or beige, depending on which of the varied hardwoods emerge from the planing machine. Close grain and remarkably dense, hard and rot resistant. The woods have been used in markets, cafes and eateries, galley kitchens and feature tables and counters.