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Making Hand-Carved Furniture

The Monkey Pod tree goes by different names — Acacia, Rain Tree — but villagers in Chiang Mai, Thailand might call it a staple of the community. Wood carving is a skill passed down from generation to generation in this region, located … Continue reading

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Sustainable Wood – What is your Furniture made from?

There are different types of wood used to make sustainable furniture. Trees such as Monkey Pod/Acacia, Teak, and Mango meet the criteria in order to be considered a sustainable material. These trees must have a fast regrowth rate, or be farmed, … Continue reading

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