Time impacts every living thing on our planet – and trees are no exception. While many trees can live for hundreds, sometimes thousands of years, others have shorter life cycles. Trees that stop producing materials and nuts are culled or burned; the wood wasted. Enter, Orchard Walnut.
Orchard Reclaimed Life Cycle from TerraMai on Vimeo.
TerraMai’s Orchard Walnut comes from aging orchard walnut trees that have lessened production after many decades of harvests. The aging trees are culled and replaced with younger ones. TerraMai creates strong markets for old orchard trees, saving the wood from being burned or chipped as is customary. Fewer trees being burned means less CO2 released into the air as well. This gives these trees another breath of life and illuminates the wood’s natural quality and beauty.
A somewhat softer wood on the janka scale, Orchard Walnut has a rich complexion of color, and a striking appearance compared to its cousins. Orchard Walnut has exceptional luster – gleaming with depth and maturity. This wood is a natural fit for interior applications. The allure of Orchard Walnut creates warmth in any space as paneling, flooring, ceiling applications, and more.
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Follow this link to see another species of Orchard Reclaimed, Acacia, in gorgeous tabletops. The clean, live edge grain of TerraMai’s Orchard Reclaimed Acacia makes the space come alive with this once fruitful tree – now a beautiful and fruitful installation.
Got a project coming up that Orchard Walnut (or any of our other orchard reclaimed woods) would be perfect for? You can find our incredible team of wood experts through this link to get the ball rolling. Want to get your hands on samples of Orchard Walnut (and other wood species)? We got you covered.
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