We are the largest supplier of large natural edge slabs in the country. Over 10,000 live edge slabs in stock. We have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 23' long, and up to 8" thick! We carry nearly 50 species, including some exotics. Please feel free to reach out to us for more information - you can also find higher quality photos and details in our web site listing.
884 Ashley Falls Road PO Box 591 Sheffield, MA 01257. Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30 EST Sat 8:00-Noon EST. Items are advertised locally and subject to prior sale. For the best results, start with the best wood!
Our band sawmill can cut up to 70 wide and 40 long. Our chain sawmill can cut up to 108 wide. All of our live edge slabs are properly air dried for 1 to 5 years, then we finish drying them in one of our 2 custom vacuum kilns. These custom computer controlled vacuum kilns produce very high quality drying of our slabs.
After the slabs are dried, we sand them flat and clean up both faces. Berkshire Products was started in 1987 by Alan Zablonski, a former woodworking teacher, and by his wife Joyce Vandemark. With an inventory of over 10,000 live edge slabs, we are sure you can find that perfect slab for your next project. Our slabs are stored in 4 controlled buildings in vertical stacks for easy customer viewing if you are able to make the trip! Over the past nearly 30 years we have constantly modernized our equipment so we can produce the best possible kiln dried live edge slabs.The sapwood is a creamy white and the heartwood is a rich golden brown with the annual rings being distinctive. Rated as non-durable; susceptible to insect attack. Living trees are susceptible to Dutch elm disease. Rated as non-rot resistant and can decay. English Elm can be challenging to work because of interlocked grain, especially on quartersawn surfaces. It glues, stains, and finishes well.
English Elm does well with steam bending. It holds nails and screws well. When properly dried, English Elm is a very stable wood making it ideal for furniture making, especially large Nakashima style tables. The item "English Elm Slab Bar Natural Raw Wood Counter Live Edge Table Unfinished 3722a9" is in sale since Thursday, December 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Crafts\Home Arts & Crafts\Woodworking\Wood & Project Materials\Woodworking Lumber".
The seller is "berkproducts6mtc" and is located in Sheffield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.