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Sometimes Tables Come True

Sometimes Tables Come True Standardized production? The exact opposite – in the veteran Hebrew workshop, Wishes Tree, manual production traditions from the dawn of woodworking are being preserved. These woodworkers dedicate their unique talents to creating rare and superb furniture... Read More

A Little About Israel

Trees and Environment Did you know that Israel is one of only two countries in which the amount of trees in the beginning of the 21st century was higher than the amount in the beginning of the 20th? We are... Read More

Wishes Tree Employees

Moshe Tzabar Moshe has been with Ofer Zohar since before Wishes Tree became a recognized brand name, and has over 20 year of experience working beside Ofer. In 1993 Moshe joined the workshop to start fulfilling table wishes, and today... Read More

All About African Walnut

Coula Edulis is a tree in the genus Coula, native to tropical West Africa from Sierra Leone to Angola. It is plentiful in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. It prefers tropical regions and is tolerant of... Read More

All About Oak

An Oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus of the beech family Fagaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere, having approximately 600 extant species, including deciduous and evergreen species extending from cool temperate to tropical latitudes in Asia... Read More

All About Walnut

The Walnut tree or Juglans is a plant genus of the family Juglandaceae, the seeds of which are known as walnuts. They are deciduous trees, 10–40 meters tall (about 33–132 ft). The 21 species in the genus range across the... Read More

All About Maple

Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple. There are approximately 128 species, most of which are native to Asia, with a number also appearing in Europe, northern Africa, and North America. Only one species is... Read More

All About Mahogany

Mahogany is a kind of wood—the straight-grained, reddish-brown timber of three tropical hardwooda species of the genus Swietenia, part of the chinaberry family, Meliaceae, indigenous to the Americas. The three species are: Honduran or big-leaf mahogany, with a range from... Read More

All About Bird’s Eye Figure

Bird’s Eye Figure is a type of pattern that occurs within several kinds of timber (including red Maple, white Ash, Cuban Mahogany, American Beech, black Walnut and yellow Birch), though it is most frequently found in Sugar Maple. It’s named... Read More