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Teak has traditionally been the wood of the Emperors of China. The Forbidden City is made of it, and the Chinese Fleet of Junks that made some of the first ocean crossings in the 1400’s were all Teak.

Ebony was treasured in Egypt.

Olivewood is closely associated with Christians.

Old growth aromatic cedar was often the wood of choice for people living in the Old South of the United States.

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