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Why are Redwoods Protected?

Redwood National Park - Preserving Redwoods

So, why are redwoods protected? In our blog posts, we often talk about how Redwood Burl Inc. is an ethically salvaged or reclaimed redwood company. This means we get our redwood cutting nothing down, pulling anything out of the ground, or otherwise harming the redwood forests or the surrounding nature. In California and much of…

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How does a burl grow?

How does a burl grow? These are some burl growth examples.

When purchasing burl wood, you at some point wonder, “How does a burl grow?” It seems like such a simple question, but that is just not the case. Burl wood grows for complicated and often debated reasons. We drew from our customer’s most frequently asked questions to put together this post answering three questions: how…

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Burl Wood

Burl Wood Slab

Often, our customers ask us, “What is burl wood?” To the layman, wood is wood. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Burl wood and burl wood slabs have nothing in common with timber besides being made of wood. We favor burl wood for its beauty, splendor, and ability to evoke emotion, while we…

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Types of Burl Wood

Burl lace slab for sale

When working with burl wood, it’s common to see a wide variety of grain patterns and textures. There are many different types of burl wood, varying in pattern and intensity. Each piece of wood is unique, with different combinations of color and grain, and the quality of the burl often affects its value. Highly figured,…

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Choosing the Right Finish for Redwood Furniture

Choosing the Right Finish for Redwood Furniture Custom finishing services are available! All the slabs listed on our site are raw and unfinished, since many of our clients prefer to finish these pieces themselves. However, we also offer several different options for those looking to buy finished redwood furniture, including burl tables, mantels, headboards and more.…

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Ethically Sourced Redwood – What is Ethical Sourcing?

How does a burl grow?

Ethically Sourced Redwood When working with old growth redwood, the issue of ethical sourcing is particularly important. Redwood is highly sought after for woodworking and construction projects of all kinds. However, sourcing it can be a challenge. Many of our clients take as much interest as we do in where their wood comes from.  Knowing…

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