Stone Fruit Floors [ Link ]
So, this may not technically be wood, but it's something that I've never seen in the United States. Believe it or not, this unique flooring is made entirely out of peach pits! It sounds weird, but when South Africa was covered in orchards with a steady supply of peach pits being produced post-harvest, people had to start getting creative. European settlers in the Cape first came up with this idea, when they cleverly noticed how these durable little guys would make a great flooring material.
Now, Stone Fruit Floors packs the peach pits by hand, and seals them with glue, resin and urethane. Sharp edges are ground off, making it more comfortable to walk on with bare feet. Stone Fruit Floors has even created a flattened style (featured on the stairs in the photo above) that integrates the peach pits without the "cobbled" effect.