Choosing rot resistant wood

Although there are certain wood that are more rot resistant than other wood, no wood is rot or insect proof. Insects and rot (mold, fungus etc) love soft wood, such as pine, fir (douglas fir), and other white woods. Here are a few options of the more rot resistant wood you can choose for your next home project. Rot resistant wood Mahogany ($) Mahogany (Sapele & African Mahogany) is extremely dense, usually tight grained, and very hard. Insects do…

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Plantation style louver door in Honolulu

We are currently making a custom door for one of our customers in Hawaii Kai. All handmade in Honolulu, Hawaii by furniture maker Satoshi Yamauchi. This is a plantation style louver imitation door. At the request of the home owner, this door is made to look like a louver door but does not have any ventilation whatsoever, meaning the louver panels do not open. A new door was added to the home and since this…

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