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Custom Wood Steering Wheels Now Available with Leather Colors to Match Interior Leather Trim for Range Rover models – from William Rau

by Rau November 10, 2010

Word has it, there is unrest amongst Range Rover enthusiasts, who love their cars, but would like to have color options for the leather on the steering wheels. As it is and has been, the only leather color available is generic black.  Not bad if you have a black interior, but what if you have […]

Autobiography – Custom Ash Burl Steering Wheel and Shift Knob from William Rau

by Rau October 18, 2010

Historically the Autobiography line started internationally as a very personalized program, enabling the customer to choose any exterior color.  Eventually it developed into a derivative product with a wide range of personal choices and flexibility, yet no longer a bespoke program. Speaking with the Land Rover HQ in the UK, we are told that the […]

Bespoke Walnut Burl with Arabica Leather for Range Rover

by Rau October 4, 2010

This is a part of graphics we did for the new leather option on our wood steering wheel for the full size Range Rover vehicle. We currently offer Arabica and Ivory. More details are available about leather options.

Bentley Borrows from the Art Deco Era for a Limited Edition GT Speed Model and William Rau makes a Custom Steering Wheel to Seal the Deal

by Rau September 5, 2010

The darling of Art Deco designers, amboyna is a marvelously luxurious burl from the tree that is commonly known as padauk. It is a rare, exotic hardwood that grows in Southeast Asia and varies in color from yellow to golden brown to red and demands a price as high as $500 / bd ft. It […]

Steering Wheel & Shift Knob for Autobiography

by Rau June 9, 2010

Read more about Range Rover Autobiography.

Aston Martin DB9/DBS Custom Makore Steering Wheel

by Rau March 26, 2010

One of  Aston Martin factory’s wood is Walnut Crouch veneer. It is a nice wood and people use it traditionally  for furniture. On this picture we use Mekore Crouch which give more punch compare to the Walnut one.

2010 Wood Steering Wheels for Range Rover

by Rau January 4, 2010

Range Rover Sport Gets a New Heated Steering Wheel like its Full-Size Brother

by Rau October 10, 2009

The current model Range Rover model came born into the world in 2002 with a heated leather steering wheel. (Initially not all Rovers had a heated wheel option.) However, the Range Rover Sport had to wait until late 2009 to sport such a luxury. Since its release a few years ago, until the end of […]

Full Custom Rolls Royce Phantom Wood Steering Wheel

by Rau March 12, 2009

1st Bentley Continental GT Speed Wood Steering Wheel in the World

by Rau September 14, 2008

In late summer 2008 Rau Automotive Woodwork had a special request from a So Cal Bentley dealer – provide a GT Speed custom wood steering wheel for a client’s Bentley Flying Spur. The GT Speed was introduced in 2007 as a high performance Bentley GT. One of many new GT Speed features was the 3-spoke […]

Wood Steering Wheel for 2008 Land Rover

by Rau August 8, 2008

Suburban Wood Steering Wheel

by Rau July 8, 2008