An American Original: Figured Black Walnut

American Black Walnut slabs showing figured hardwood.

American Black Walnut (Juglans Nigra) is highly prized by woodworkers and furniture makers for its heartwood color of deep chocolate, its distinctive grain patterns, and its superior working characteristics. We recently acquired a load of figured black walnut, each piece exhibiting unique patterns of knots, ripples, swirls, and waves. Clark’s Hardwood Lumber Co. of Houston,… Read more »

New Exotic Wood Alert: Afrormosia On Sale

We have just received a new truckload of exotic wood and there are so many exciting things to talk about. Several of the species on this load are new to Clark’s Hardwood Lumber Co. The first new species that we would like to introduce is afrormosia. Afrormosia is a medium-sizes hardwood tree growing throughout west… Read more »

Exotic Wood Bowl Blanks, Pen Blanks and Turning Squares

We are back in the turning blanks business. We have recently received our first two of an expected four shipments of exotic wood bowl blanks, pen blanks and turning squares. The following items are available in various sizes right now: Bloodwood Bocote Chakte Kok Chakte Viga Chechen (Caribbean Rosewood) Cocobolo Coolibah (Eucalyptus) Alligator Juniper Katalox… Read more »

African Mahogany Plywood On Sale

Our loss is your gain! We recently opened a 40 piece unit of 4′ x 8′ x 3/4″ A-1 plain sliced African mahogany plywood and 17 sheets had a narrow line of water stain along one edge. We will not attempt to sell something like this at full price so these are being offered for… Read more »