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John Dupra (pronounced DU-pray)’s father Craig started in the wood flooring business before John was born as an installer and refinisher, which he did for 24 years before eventually opening his own wholesale wood flooring distribution company in Rochester, NY.

It was at the wholesale business that the idea for Revel Woods was born, inspired by high end fashion sites, Revel Woods is dedicated to making the buying process of expert curated, high-quality hardwood flooring as easy as possible.


John has been featured in a number of publications including being recognized in Hardwood Floors Magazine’s first ever 40 under 40: https://hardwoodfloorsmag.com/2017/10/02/hardwood-floors-magazine-introduces-first-ever-40-40/

By John Dupra, Posted in Responsibility

Is there anything a person gets more passionate about than a diet? Religion and politics come close, but ask yourself if you would rather be told where you’re going to spend eternity, or that you should stop eating that thing you love.... read more.

  • June 07, 2018

By John Dupra, Posted in Tips

I have two small children. That means sleep is not a common thing in my house.  If we do manage to get a quiet moment by getting both kids to sleep, that’s only the first part of the challenge. The next part is actually getting past them to get downstairs without waking them up.... read more.

  • June 07, 2018

By John Dupra, Posted in Responsibility

It’s one of those phrases that most of us grew up with. We have been taught that there are no good ways to manage a forest, and cutting a single tree down will get you a nasty visit from Captain Planet. This thinking isn’t completely without merit.... read more.

  • June 07, 2018

By John Dupra, Posted in Responsibility

There are many children’s stories, like The Lorax, Fern Gully, and Captain Planet that could give you the impression that any form of resource harvesting is evil. However, like many global, economic, and scientific issues, forestry resource management is fairly complex. When done right, it can improve the health of the forest and prevent mass destruction like disease and wildfire. When done incorrectly well… Captain Planet might prove useful after all.    ... read more.

  • June 07, 2018

By John Dupra, Posted in Tips

Mark Twain once said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”  ... read more.

  • June 07, 2018