What's in this paddle?
- Walnut: The walnut tree grows in Mid and Eastern United States and Canada. The heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Its color can also have a grey, purple, or reddish cast.
- Sapele Pommele: Originating from tropical Africa (primarily Ivory Coast and Nigeria), sapele can have a plan grain, ribbon-like stripes, or be highly figured. Sapele Pommele, however, is reserved for a stunning and distinct grain pattern that likens champagne bubbles rising to the top of a glass.
- Soft Maple: A popular, fast growing decorative tree that grows in Eastern USA and Canada. The term “Soft Maple” does not refer to any specific species of maple, but rather, it’s a broad term which includes several different species of maple. Soft maple is only slightly softer than hard, sugar maple.