Live edge wood slabs

Live edge wood slabs

Material: Rain tree / Monkey pod / Suar wood
Price: USD 320 - 700

Live edge wood slab is flat sawn lumber without furher edging process, the edges of the lumber is left in its natural shape. Unique character of the natural edges of wood slabs expresses natural origin of the wood. This makes live edge wood dining table become an eye catching centerpiece in a dining room.

Suar wood

Suar wood also known as rain tree or monkey pod in some country, the botanical name is Saman Samanea. A fast growing hardwood with interlocking grains which make it strong and durable.

In Indonesia suar wood is planted as road shade in some highway along Java island .Indonesian state infrastructure development and road widening projects in recent years have made many of the suar wood felled. 

Flat sawn into thick planks.

Although suar wood is strong, the interlocking grains nature and plain sawn method used to cut the log into lumber can cause warping problem when the lumber is not thick enough. This makes suar wood sawn into thick single piece solid wood plank that usually used as top leaf of dining tables, confrence tables, counters, and desks.