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Live Edge Wood Slabs

At Vantz Furniture we carry an extensive inventory of native and exotic live edge slabs.  Whether you are a homeowner with a vision of custom live edge furniture, contractor, interior designer, architect, or woodworker, we invite you to hand select the wood most appropriate to your custom project.

Please call 603-759-2895 to schedule a visit to our wood slab showroom in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

 

Our inventory includes, but is not limited to:

Ambrosia Maple

A soft American maple distinguished by intricate inlaid patterns, courtesy of the Ambrosia beetle.  The wood takes well to stain and polish.

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Angelim Pedra

A red-brown or orange yellow with dark variegated streaks set against interlocked grain.  Native to Brazil, this dense, durable, and weather-resistant wood is suitable for both interior and exterior applications.

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   Ash

A wonderfully workable wood, comparable to Oak.  Ash typically presents as a light to medium brown with straight, consistent grain.

Australian Beefwood

A beautiful medium to dark red and maroon brown with streaks of grey, similar to the colors and variegations of raw beef, hence its name.  A straight grain, coarse texture, high density wood ideally suited for manipulation and finishing.

Black Walnut

A deep chocolate brown with purple hues, this elegant straight grain wood is both rare and luxurious.

Camphor

A light brown, variegated, moderately dense wood with frequent burls and surprising variations in grain.  Malleable and easily shaped or cut, Camphor accentuates the custom nature of any project.

Relic Cocobolo

Known as Rainbow Wood for its spectacular array of colors.  Native to Central America, the wood’s fine texture, irregular grain, and stunning range of reddish-browns make Cocobolo a highly sought after material for any refined project.  When polished the wood takes on a glass-like sheen.  Can be used interchangeably for Brazilian Rosewood.

Cuban Laurel/Banyan

A light, almost creamy white, Banyan is considered a sacred, mystical wood in many cultures.  Native to South Asia and a symbol of eternal life, Banyan is now considered to be an invasive species in Florida.  A soft, spongy wood, Banyan is often used in the decorative arts.  It cuts and finishes nicely.

Cumaru

Also known as Brazilian Teak, Cumaru’s durability, density, and stiffness make it the idea choice for countertops and flooring.  The wood demonstrates a stunning range of earthy hues contrasted by reddish streaks.

Eucalyptus

A reddish brown, straight grained hardwood of consistent texture, prized for its malleability.

Fever Tree

A light yellow-brown hued heavy wood native to Africa, Fever Tree was once the preferred material for wagon wheels due to its durability.

East Indian Rosewood

Spectacular variations from golden brown to dark purple brown with a unique striped figure.  Hard and dense with a coarse texture and straight or gently curved grain.

Ipe/Brazilian Walnut

A greenish-brown dense wood often used in exterior applications.  Its durability and weather-friendly composition makes Ipe ideal for outdoor or garden furniture.

 

 

 

Itauba

A luxurious golden to dark brown wood of straight grain and fine texture native to Central and South America.

Jatoba/Brazilian Cherry

A dense wood of deep, rich reds and sunset browns.  Jatoba’s working characteristics are comparable to Oak and superior to American Cherry.  Interlocked grain and medium texture.

Laurel Oak

A red oak native to the United States, the wood has a light to medium reddish brown color and a coarse grain.  Laurel Oak offers exceptional value to the craftsman.

Live Oak

A light to medium brown with interesting variations, straight grain, and coarse texture.  Live Oak is distinguished by its density.

Monkeypod

A Central American hardwood of deep chocolate browns swirled with gold and streaked with black.  Exquisite and lightweight.

Norfolk Island Pine

Native to the South Pacific, a creamy brown with reddish-dark brown knots, straight grain, and fine, consistent texture.

Podocarpus

A pale, creamy conifer.

Silk Oak

A native of Australia, silky oak has a fine silvery grain, coarse texture, and a pink to dark-reddish brown heartwood.  Also known as Lacewood for its intricate and delicate figures.  A pleasure to work worth!