A Quick Guide To Understanding The Features of the Hardwoods We Use:
All our hardwoods are among the most valued in any wood craft making industry. They are beautiful, strong… and considered to be premium woods. For these reasons, we feel they are worthy of being transformed into lightweight, elegant and very comfortable sunglasses. You will literally forget that you are wearing them—they are that comfortable.
One of the most coveted woods in the world for fine furniture making. Also popular for those skillfully crafted, classic runabout motor boats popular during the 1930’s-1950’s. Color can vary from deep red-brown to dark red with a very distinctive grain and medium coarse texture.
Picture a rich chocolate river with the occasional lighter shade quiescently streaming its way through like a small canoe wake. Walnut is a hard, dense, tight-grained texture that can polish to a smooth finish. The color ranges from vanilla white to a dark chocolate color.