Suar Wood originated from the South American region. The Botanical or Latin names for this tree are Albizia Saman and Samanea Saman. Giant Thibet, Cow Tamarind, East Indian Walnut, and Soar Wood are a few of the less popular names for this tree. Monkey Pod Tree, Rain Tree, Acacia, Parota, or South American Walnut are all also synonyms to Suar Wood. Native to South America, namely countries like Peru, Panama, Venezuela, and Brazil, the Albizia Saman tree was brought over to Southeast Asia by Spanish Colonists during the middle of the 20th century. Today, Rain Tree can be found in various regions around the world and countries like Brazil, Mexico, Hawaii, Thailand, and also Indonesia.
Suar Wood Table
Suarwoodtable.com owns the largest Suar Wood gallery in Singapore, featuring a wide range of bespoke furniture that is exquisitely handcrafted. We strive to provide exceptional art and experiences through artisanal and unconventional furniture. Located at Tannery Lane, our 5-story high showroom displays an array of our artistically crafted designer furniture. One of our specializations includes authentic live-edge furniture which retains the organic and natural look and feel of the wood. We also specialise in our Shou Sugi Ban technique, bringing uniquely charred furniture to our customers. With over 20 years of experience in woodworking, our skilled team prides in creating artisanal and quality furniture.
We strongly believe in protecting our environment. Responsibly sourced and certified, our wood is highly sustainable and hence contributes to an eco-friendly home. Moreover, we dedicate extra effort into utilizing recycled wood without compromising on its quality. This effort reduces the carbon footprint and helps us fight against climate change. Suar Wood, commonly known as Rain Tree, is neither listed on the CITES Appendices nor the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. This means that if responsibly and ethically sourced, they bring no harm to our environment. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificate for some of our wood products certifies that our wood was obtained from eco-friendly sources. Under the NatureServe Conservation Status System, Rain Trees are ranked G5, meaning that they are widespread, in abundance, and also there are no risk of extinction.