Collection: Coffeetree, Kentucky

Kentucky Coffeetree wood is a rare United States hardwood that has orange to red-brown colors and yellow-white sapwood. It was named by the settlers in Kentucky that roasted nuts from it to make a coffee substitute. The tree grows to heights of 90 ft. with diameters of 2-3 ft. Coffeetree wood has well defined grain with pleasing color contrast. Woodworking with this species is a joy, as the wood works, glues, and finishes well. It also fluoresces a bright yellow green when viewed with a black light! This unique wood is ideal for making furniture, boxes, cabinets, and more. Your creativity is the only limit.
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