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Soft Maple - The best substitute for Walnut and Cherry

16-05-2018
soft maple, cherry, walnut

By James Xu, Chairman and CEO, Shanghai AM In 2017, Walnut and Cherry experienced the biggest price increase compared to other North American hardwoods. Walnut increased by 40 per cent; Cherry by 30 per cent. The price hike for Walnut and Cherry is partly due to the large volume of log exports to China (including these two species), resulting in …

The wooden knife reinvented

13-04-2018
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In the past, household items were mostly made of wood, everything from the chicken coop to kitchen utensils. Those were the days when people used materials from whatever they could find from nature to make everyday life better. Fast forward to today, it seems like humanity is returning back to Mother Nature, reinventing tools made of classic …

Editor’s pickWWW = The world wants walnut

24-01-2018
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By Michael Buckley Fashion in hardwood for furniture and interiors, often going in cycles, is well-known. Cherry, maple, ash, mahogany, wenge and rosewood are all good examples of high value species that have come and gone over the years. But there are a few that stay the distance. Several species have endured long term in popularity. Now we are …