Bringing out the beauty of these patterns is one of the ways that Thomasville creates distinctive and exceptional products.Thomasville uses burl woods and crotch mahogany on some of its wood furnishings.
A log home nestled in the Rocky mountains of Colorado might have living room furniture made out of rustic, gnarled, burl wood.
Burl wood is found on trees that have an abnormal growth caused by environmental stress, fungus or insects.
The majority of burl wood is found on dead trees.
Building materials such as logs or wood, including cedar, oak, hickory and burl wood are common in rustic furniture.
Both of these formal, luxurious dining tables feature maple, olive ash burl and walnut veneers over hardwood solids.
Another type of wood favored by lodge style furniture makers is burl wood.
The burl is actually a growth on the tree that has caused the wood grain to grow in a deformed manner.
Most burl wood furniture has a glossy finish to enhance the unusual gnarls and twists in the wood grain.
The final page plays the song, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Burl Ives.
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