I forgot to show you before but this is what the dyed blocks look like when I get them. There is a gunky rind of dye and stabilizing solution on the outside of the blocks that has to be removed so you can see what is inside.I clean off the exterior with my drum sander [...]
When the stabilizers are dying the wood it stays in a dye vat for a few weeks. I like my pieces extra dark so they have to pull a block and check the dye penetration by splitting the block in half. That way they can see if the colors are dark enough or if they [...]
The first batch of dyed blocks went away quickly so I got the rest of the dyed pieces cleaned up and posted in the store. Well....all of these went away quickly as well.
On December 5th we re-opened the store with some new Hawaiian Koa and a few different colors of dyed Maple burl. With the first new batches, just about everything found new homes overnight. Here are photos of the pieces that were posted in the store.Of the dyed Maple Burl, Blue seems to be the most [...]
On November 30th, 2014 we sold the last of the store inventory and have closed down the store for a few days.This was done on purpose because we will be making some changes. I am planning to have the store back open in just a few days. I apologize for the inconvenience but I think [...]
Soon I will be adding photos of new wood we get, how it is prepared and other information here.Some people think it is kind of fun to see what the wood looks like in it's raw state and how it gets prepared.If this sort of thing interests you then be sure to check back in [...]