Highly Prized Hawaiian Ko'u

Highly Prized Hawaiian Ko'u

November 05, 2012

Kou, pronounced (ko-oo), is a rare hardwood that grows in the coastal regions of the Hawaiian Islands from sea level to roughly 100 ft. but may gro...

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Marbled Monterillo Rosewood ~ Exotic Beauty!

Marbled Monterillo Rosewood ~ Exotic Beauty!

November 01, 2012

This South American woodis rare on the market and is in limited supply. Our stock exhibits dark stripes through rich tannish-brown withsome red.The...

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Bolivian Rosewood

Bolivian Rosewood

October 24, 2012

BolivianRosewood(Macherium scleroxylon) shares many characteristics of true rosewoods including its colors, working properties and density. Colors ...

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All about Buckeye Burl

All about Buckeye Burl

October 21, 2012

Buckeye Burl (Aesculus californica) is an unusual species. Colors range from blue-black to golden whites with a nice mixture in between. Buckeye is...

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How the wood is Sawn – why does it matter?

How the wood is Sawn – why does it matter?

October 04, 2012

Why does it really matter how the wood is sawn? Rift sawn, Quarter sawn, Flat sawn. It can seem a bit confusing until you break it down. Certain wo...

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Exotic & Domestic Bowl Blanks

Exotic & Domestic Bowl Blanks

September 27, 2012

Cook Woods has an incredible selection of exotic & domestic bowl blanksThroughout the years we have been thrilled to see the different projects...

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Curly Pyinma - Truly Amazing Exotic Wood !

Curly Pyinma - Truly Amazing Exotic Wood !

September 20, 2012

This Tuesday in our turning special, we're going to be offering one of the most amazing woods I've ever seen. The depth of the iridescence and lust...

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