This coffee grinder is made from Claro Walnut and Spalted Alder. The body of the box is made from Spalted Alder with Walnut inlay. The body is book matched to look like one continuous piece of wood. The base and top pieces of wood are made from Claro Walnut. Claro Walnut is a unique walnut species that grows in Oregon. Claro Walnut has been a favored for high end rifles and shotguns due to its beautiful violet and brownish streaks. This Alder is one of the largest species in North America and one of the largest in the world. The tallest recorded was 105’ tall.