Chamcha Wood

Chamcha Wood

Chamcha Wood

Chamcha is a fast-growing and exotic subspecies of Acacia that is prized for its golden color, richly figured grain and distinct blonde sap line. It is characteristic for these trees to grow crooked and with low and heavy branching. This allows for some of the most interesting and organic forms seen in the world’s forests. It is this irregularity that defines the Origins Collection; where we look for those pieces that stand out and turn them into functional works of art.

Teak Wood

Teak Wood

Teak Wood

Teak is the most durable and weather-proof of all hardwoods and is one of the world’s most valuable timbers. It has been historically recognized for its robustness and firmness, and has a beauty and richness that is unrivaled. Teak has an exceptionally pronounced grain that is best accented by a simple clear coat finish. The natural oils the wood produces allows it to be used outdoors year-round, where it develops a beautiful silver-grey patina.

Mango

Mango

Mango

Mango wood is a medium-density wood that comes in a variety of colors, ranging from light to dark brown, with some pieces even having a hint of pink. Mango wood is inherently sustainable, being one of the fastest-growing woods in the world. There is a high demand for mango fruit around the world and the trees only bear fruit for the first 10 to 15 years, requiring the trees to be harvested and replanted to meet the global demand for its fruit.

Makha

Makha

Makha

Makha is a rare hardwood, highly prized for its outstanding finish. The wood is strong, heavy and dense, and develops a beautiful patina as it ages. Makha is finely figured and typically reserved for use in fine musical instruments and luxury car interiors. The base of the Makha tree is especially valued due to the massive burls that grow in the root system.

Mahogany

Mahogany

Mahogany

Mahogany is a straight-grained, reddish-brown hardwood typically used for fine furniture. Mahogany is prized for its beauty, strength and color. It takes a finish exceptionally well, is easy to carve and work, and even resists rot and insects. Though originally from the Americas, today’s supplies come from plantations in Indonesia

Tamarind

Tamarind

Tamarind

Tamarind is a hardwood with a rich grain pattern and color. The sapwood, around the exterior, is a pale yellow while the heartwood is a dark purplish-brown. The center of the tree is usually hollow, giving our tables a very unique personality. The entire tree is utilized; the midsection of the trunks for firewood and branches for walking sticks.

Burl

Burl

Burl

Extraordinary in every way, from its highly-figured grain to the story of how it comes to be. Burl is Nature’s most beautiful form of protection. When a tree experiences an unusual stress, the burl is the response that takes decades to form. A burl is the hardest part of a tree and the rarest and most beautiful aspect. It is often used in veneers for fine furniture, luxury car interiors or high-end instruments. We seek out the most unusual forms and slice them into solid, generous slabs.

Lychee

Lychee

Lychee

Lychee is a hardwood that is very heavy and dense with a deep reddish color. Originally found in Southern China, the popularity of the fruit these trees bear has resulted in it becoming a prevalent species across Southeast Asia and beyond. In creating this collection, great care was taken to unearth these root systems which were compacted with stone and dirt. We take great care to remove the sediments so we can slice them into sculptural furnishings.

Mai Theng

Mai Theng

Mai Theng

Mai Theng wood, also known as Balau, is a hardwood that is denser than teak and with the reddish coloring of mahogany. Its rich tropical oils allow it to work outdoors, just like teak. This prized wood requires more time in the kiln and stronger saw blades to cut, resulting in less widespread use than teak. By using raw slabs and roots from Mai Theng trees, we have solved the sourcing issues and bring this beautifully-figured wood to homes around the world.