Over here church pews are generally made of English oak.
"Kiln dried wood isn't seasoned wood."
It certainly isn't. It is a process invented to reduce storage of timbers for the necessary number of years. The results are not suitable for fine joinery.
I bet the church pews around Osbourne House are made of oak or perhaps Prince Albert had something imported from Germany (Prussia)?
When asking for supply sources it helps to know where you're located.
Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you do criticize them you'll be
a mile away and you'll have their shoes.
Real cameras are measured in inches...
One man's Mede is another man's Persian.
M. L. Condon Lumber. Highly recommended. I love to stop in and fondle their exotics. There's no mention, on their website, of shipping. Maybe I need to stop by soon and ask.