Dakota Burl is a unique composite material that utilizes a bio-based technology and exhibits the beauty and elegance of traditional burled woods.
Dakota Burlª uses waste sunflower seed husks to form a unique decorative material. Manufactured similar to the Environ¨ material, Dakota Burlª is created from an abundant agricultural fiber bi-product. Very little energy goes into drying the seed hulls as opposed to wood pulp in MDF making. Dakota Burlª utilizes a bio-based technology. No out-gassing solvents are added during the manufacturing process, thus no VOCs are emitted into the atmosphere during manufacturing.
Dakota Burlª maintains the beauty of a traditional burled wood, whether it is natural or stained. The black outline and yellow and brown tones create a distinctive pattern that runs throughout the thickness of the material. Applications include table surfaces, horizontal and vertical surfaces (transaction surfaces and interior decorative wall applications), cabinetry, furniture and architectural applications. Please note that this material is intended for commercial and residential interior applications only. Dakota Burlª cuts, sands and routes with standard woodworking tools.
The material is available in 4 foot by 8 foot sheets and various thicknesses. Dakota Burlª can be stained with conventional wood stains to achieve a wide variety of distinctive colors. When matching Dakota Burlª to Dakota Burlª, inspect pattern prior to joining. Dakota Burlª is a random pattern product, which gives the material its distinct look. Dakota Burlªis not recommended for use in kitchen or bathroom countertop spaces.