Types of Exotic Hardwoods from Asia Used by Mac Cutting Boards

Hardwood Cutting Boards

Hardwood Cutting Boards

There are many gorgeous exotic hardwoods found throughout Asia.  Hardwoods used to build furniture, cabinets, decks, home decor, install flooring and kitchen gadgets like a cutting board.  Mac Cutting Boards has been fortunate enough to find a unused scrap hardwoods from professional woodworkers throughout California.  We were able to obtain these materials to repurpose and upcycle it into our custom made cutting boards.  Here are some of the exotic hardwoods from Asia that we were lucky enough to obtain.  You just never know what we’ll get when we do our collection.

 

Paddle Cutting Boards

Paddle Cutting Boards

Teak – is more durable than any other hardwood and has a matchless rich beauty. The decks of the Titanic was made from Teak.  Pretty cool, huh?  It is so durable that it can withstand the heat of the desert and still emerge this gorgeous dark brown color.

Rosewood – is a hardwood bright red in color, deepening in time to a very deep red.  Typically grown in Burma.  Usually fairly dense and heavy in weight.  Solid.

Padauk – Also grown in Burma and very similar to the African padauk.  Rich red and orange color and definitely deepens in time to a deeper red/orange.  Very dense as well as heavy in weight.  Solid solid solid.  Used for flooring and furniture making.

 

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