The sheet of wood is cut to be entirely used. This is the easiest working and it enhances the natural beauty of the wood.
The artisan carefully chooses the sheet of wood and divides it into four equal parts, all with a particular flaming that creates a symmetrical design. By sewing the pieces of wood, wonderful symmetries and geometries are given life, revealing the real character of the piece of furniture.
Crotch figure working
Thanks to the walnut crotch, the refined pieces of furniture created by Smania appear remarkably precious, as works of art. The sheets of wood employed come from the section of the tree in which the same divides in branches, producing designs that recall the traits of a feather. The experienced and creative ebonist knows exactly where to cut the sheets and how to sew them perfectly, creating a symmetrical and harmonious pattern.
Wengé is a heavy and durable wood of a dark shade originating in Africa; it is hard to work.
Canaletto walnut is a dark brown wood with darker grains originating in Europe. The available finishes include: canaletto walnut frisé, polished canaletto walnut, walnut crotch and grey walnut crotch.
Rosewood is a dark and smooth wood originating in Brazil, it is easy to work. The available finishes include: opaque, polished, tobacco opaque and tobacco polished rosewood.
Grey ash is a light coloured wood with darker grains, easy to work. It can be found in Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia.
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