At Capitol City Lumber, we have many types of Live Edge wood slabs in stock. Choose from a selection of several different species, depending on what you need it for. These boards leave the natural edges of the tree on the board. Most are full Boule’s with Live Edge on both sides of the board and are perfect for a variety of projects.
When you get Live Edge Wood Slabs from Capitol City Lumber, you can expect thicknesses that range from 4/4 to 8/4, depending on the species. Some species will have varying thickness slabs within the same Boule. Due to the uniqueness of these boards, the “Live Edge” boards are sold by the linear foot and at least 3’ will need to be left in stock. Cuts will need to be measured and made from the end of the board.
We Have Live Edge Boards In Stock
If you’re looking for Live Edge Wood Slabs, we have a large variety. Here is what you can find at Capitol City Lumber:
Figured Sycamore Live Edge Boule
Sycamore is similar to maple in color and usually grows in Canada and the U.S. Sycamore can be white or light tan in color which is mainly the sapwood to a darker reddish brown trait of the heartwood.
Figured Sycamore Live Edge Boule is typically quarter-sawn with a distinctive fleck appearance. It has a fine grain and is even in texture with small to medium pores. Sycamore is mainly used for interior projects and is not rot-resistant.
- Interior trim
- Flooring Furniture
- Paper (pulpwood)
- Tool handles
- Other turned objects
Santos Live Edge Boule
Santos Live Edge Boule can come in a wide variety of colors that can range from light to dark chocolate browns, occasional oranges, and reds. Santos wood is extremely durable and has a very fine grain. It also takes a high polish.
This type of wood is very versatile and can be used in many different areas.
- Architectural millwork
- Fine furniture making
- Musical instruments
Santos Live Edge Boule is also great for eye-catching tables that can be used in many different settings.
White Oak Live Edge Boule
White Oak Live Edge Boule is very durable by nature. It has a creamy to light brown sapwood and a light to medium brown heartwood. White Oak lumber has pores that are usually plugged with tyloses. This makes the liquid impenetrable. This is why it’s typically used for outdoor use and boat building.
White Oak is very heavy and is good to use when steam-bending. It stains, glues, and finishes well.
- Table, bar, and countertops
- Furniture making
Granadillo Live Edge Boule
Granadillo Live Edge Boule is often referred to as Nicaragua rosewood or Cocobolo. It comes from Central America and is an exotic wood that ranges from red to purplish brown. The sapwood is white to cream.
It is a very stable wood that has a high natural luster with a grain that is fine to medium in texture.
- Architectural and acoustic panels
- Fine furniture
- Yacht and aircraft interiors
At Capitol City Lumber, we can provide the best quality live edge wood slabs for any project you’re planning. Decide what you want to build and let us take care of the rest!
Are you looking for Live Edge Wood Slabs in the Raleigh Area?
If you’re looking for a wide variety of Live Edge Wood Slabs for your next project in the Raleigh area, count on Capitol City Lumber. We have several different types of live edge wood slabs in stock and ready for you. If you’re not sure what the best type is for the project you have in mind, our team of experts is here to help you.