Frequently asked questions

Common questions
  1. What Varathane is used?
    A floor grade Varathane with UV protection is used. We use 3 coats of finish sanded between 1st and 2nd coat for a smooth finish.
  2. What is Danish Tung Oil?
    Tung oils penetrate the wood rather than being applied 'on top' of the material providing a more natural feel to the wood.
  3. Where does PurpleHeart, Amaranth come from?
    Scientific Name: Peltogyne spp. Distribution: Central and South America (from Mexico down to southern Brazil) Tree Size: 100-170 ft (30-50 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter
  4. Where does BloodWood, Satine come from?
    Scientific Name: Brosimum rubescens (syn. B. paraense) Distribution: Tropical South America Tree Size: 80-150 ft (25-45 m) tall, 4-7 ft (1.2-2.1 m) trunk diameter See: http://www.wood-database.com/bloodwood/
  5. Where does ZebraWood, Zebrano come from?
    Scientific Name: Microberlinia brazzavillensis Distribution: West Africa Tree Size: 65-130 ft (20-40 m) tall, 4-5 ft (1.2-1.5 m) trunk diameter
  6. Where does LeopardWood come from?
    Scientific Name: Roupala montana (syn. R. brasiliense) Distribution: Central and South America Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
  7. Where does CanaryWood come from?
    Scientific Name: Centrolobium spp. Distribution: South America (from Panama down to southern Brazil) Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
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