This particular piece of wooden furniture is made of a very rare breed of wood known as elm tree wood and is considered to be a true representation of Moscow as well. Many elm trees in Moscow were deteriorating due to dutch elm disease, therefore the city of Moscow made the trees available under the circumstance that they were only to be used for strictly artisan purposes, and not utilized for firewood or any other function. The table in the video was made from a specific type of wood that is considered to be a non commercial wood.

Non commercial wood is not available in the open market. For the most part, non commercial substances are not easily obtainable and are typically difficult to come across. This video will provide some information and insight on the history of the elm tree as well as the unique piece of furniture that was constructed with the use of elm tree wood.

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