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Riverwood Acoustics Speakers: Voices From the Wood of the Ancients - The Audiophile Man
Handcrafted in Canada, this solid wooden Bluetooth speaker uses 100% reclaimed birch river wood. It’s fitted with dual 76mm full range drivers and dual 89mm “bottom coupled” radiators for added bass Features include s push button on/off button with LED indicator lights, dual USB A female charging port, 3.5mm Aux input plus an, “Under-hung voice coil for low distortion,” said the company. During the age of the booming 1800s, the logging industry in the Ottawa Valley used downstream waterways as the main way of transporting logs from forests to sawmills. Many of these logs were so dense that they inevitably sank during their voyage. Hence, “The wood used in our speakers is what’s known as ‘old growth’ timber, which grew hundreds of years ago under ideal conditions thanks to lower light, cooler temperatures and optimal soil conditions,” said the company. “This resulted in a stronger, tighter and denser grain wood compared to current cuts of wood. These logs are retrieved from the depths of the Ottawa River by eco-divers, kiln-dried and handcrafted by our team.” The company is committed to the area it works within. As it says, “A portion of every sale will go toward providing the Water Rangers, an ecological group dedicated …