By Walnut Hollow
are created from Basswood, Pine, and Baltic Birch.
- Smooth, even
- No resin or
- Light in color
- Best for woodburning
- Best for woodcarving
available: Plates, trays, boxes, plaques, carving blocks, Basswood
Country Rounds®, Basswood Country Planks, decorative hooks,
framed boards, and more.
- Beautiful grained
- Easy to woodburn
- Easy to woodcarve
- Most common
wood for crafting
available: Clock surfaces, wood shapes, plaques, frames, shelves,
storage trays, whittler's kits, corbels, signboards, home décor
accents, stools, memory frames, decorative hooks, wall cubes, quilt
display shelves, mirrors, display ledges, and more.
- Easy to woodburn
- Easy to use
for painting, staining, and other crafting techniques
available: Laser-cut letters and numbers, recessed plaques, value
plaques, home décor accents, crosses, stools, display boxes,
memory clipboards, and more.
Hollow’s Environmental Commitment:
In 2006, the Company received the John Brogan Award, the
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources highest form of environmental
recognition. John E. Brogan, former member and chair of the Natural
Resources Board, initiated the award in 1982.
- The Ladd Family
(owners and founders of Walnut Hollow®) has planted more than
300,000 trees and shrubs on personal property in the surrounding
- Whenever possible,
raw material is harvested from plantation and managed woodlands
for the manufacture of our home décor items and wood surfaces.
- Our manufacturing
process is state-of-the-art lean manufacturing which allows for
a minimum of waste and an increase in operating efficiencies.
Wood waste and sawdust are recycled to produce steam to heat the
kilns and manufacturing building that dries and processes the
“green” pine and basswood lumber. The premium wood
waste is separated and sold as livestock bedding. No wood waste
ends up in landfills.
- Walnut Hollow®
has a unique sawdust recovering system whereby sawdust and chips
from the manufacturing process are vacuumed at each work station
to a central silo storage system. As a result, the manufacturing
operation is not detrimental to the health of our employees or
- Shipping cartons
are made from 50% recycled fiber and all packing material is biodegradable