November 2023, Kiln schedule OK-23-11 Launched
One of our kilns loaded and launched with 1" hardwood this month. This will be probably the last schedules for this year.
It's expected to finish early December.
November 2023, Dining tables in Maple, Ash, and White Oak
Many of our clients are preparing for the Christmas holidays with a new dining table. We have been busy fabricating several table-tops lately in Hard Maple, White Ash, and White Oak.
November 2023, Kiln schedule BK-23-11 Launched
One of our kilns loaded and launched with 2"-3" hardwood this month. This will be one of the last schedules for this year.
It will be done around the end of November.
October 2023, Countertops in roasted poplar
We just finished making a few countertops and a large island top using 2" thick roasted poplar. We love the warm colors and the beautiful grain of the wood. Roasted (or torrified) poplar looks very similar to black walnut and is a more economical alternative.
September 2023, Our new Warehouse
We are glad to announce that the building of our new warehouse (AKA Castle Wood Select) is complete. We are currently stocking it with all our inventory and giving it the last touches. Please stay tuned for our grand opening in a couple of weeks.
August 2023, Sawmill
Our sawmill operation is on. We milled a few beautiful Honey Locust lumber for a client. The boards will be kiln-dried in a couple of months, and turned into some table-tops, countertops, and shelving for our client.
July 2023, Kiln Launched
We launched our kiln schedule OK-23-07 this month with a load of 1" hardwood. It seems that it will be done by the month's end.
July 2023, Kiln Launched
Kiln schedule BK-23-07 launched this month with a load of 2" and 3" hardwood. The kiln had a delay due to some maintenance work, but we expect it to be done within a month.
June 2023, Kiln Launched
We launched our kiln schedule BK-23-06 this week with a load of 1" pine boards. Our next kiln schedule is planned for about 2-3 weeks for 2"-3" hardwood.
June 2023, New Warehouse Construction
The construction of our new warehouse has begun and is going well. We expect to have it ready for use this summer. We're very excited about all the changes and improvements this expansion will bring to our business.
May 2023, Live-edge Walnut Table
The large live-edge walnut table we fabricated last month has been finished by Dough, our client and is now in its home.
May 2023, Beer mugs from exotic wood
Two beer mugs made by one of our clients. The one on the right is made from roasted ash, with a handle from maple. On the left, is made from Padauk wood with a handle in walnut.
April 2023, Ying-Yang Table-top
Another of our Ying-Yang table-tops found a new home. The epoxy work and finishing for this top has been done by our client Profex. We have a few pairs of these pieces available.
April 2023, Island-top in spalted beech
This custom order was an island-top in spalted beech. It was made a bit over 8' long, about 43" wide, and 1-1/2" thick.
April 2023, Large Live-edge Black Walnut Table-top
We just finished building this beautiful large live-edge table-top from black walnut. It's 10' long, almost 5' wide, and about 2-1/4" thick. We carry a large inventory of live-edge slabs for table-tops, countertops, shelves, and more.
February 2023, Live-edge Dining table and Bench
We just finished building a live-edge dining table and bench. The table-top is made from white ash (sides), and sugar maple (center) with two strips of purpleheart. The bench-top is from white ash with a strip of purpleheart.
February 2023, Box-Beams
We have added box-beams as one of our specialty products. Using our molding machine, and with special new knives, we mill boards so that they fit easily together to form a beam. The beams made this way can be used to make or cover posts and beams. They can also be used as decorative beams, mantel-tops, or legs.
January 2023, Red Oak Beams
We just finished manufacturing a sizable amount of red oak beams for a client. For precision and quality, we had the last step done with our molding machine.
January 2023, Live-edge Olive wood in stock
We have new stock of live-edge olive wood slabs. The grain looks amazing. The slabs are skip-dressed and a touch over 1" thick.
New Hours of Operation in 2023
Starting January 2023 the opening hours of our business will be Tuesday to Saturday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We hope the extended hours on Saturday help those clients who prefer to shop during the weekend. Please note that Mondays our business remains closed.
Flattening service half price for our live-edge slabs; If you purchase any of our live-edge slabs we will offer flattening service at half the usual rate.