Willow

Willow
Willow
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The sapwood is white and the heartwood pinkish in colour, and very similar to poplar in appearance. The sapwood varies in width according to species and growth conditions, and growth is generally rapid, the growth-rings appearing on longitudinal surfaces as faint zones caused by parenchyma marking each season's growth. The...
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Pine
Pine, Radiata
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The pale coloured sapwood is commonly 75mm to 150mm wide, clearly distinct from the pinkish-brown heartwood. The growth rings, although mostly wide and distinct show rather less contrast between early-wood and late-wood than those of Scots or Corsican pine, consequently the texture is relatively uniform. The average weight of the...
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Red Grandis
Red Grandis
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The colour can vary to almost white to light pink or dark red, the sapwood does not vary significantly from the heartwood, and this should be taken into account when processing it is for end uses where sapwood exclusion is important. The grain may be interlocked but plantation stock is...
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Nyatoh
Nyatoh
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The sapwood of nyatoh timbers is lighter-coloured, but only moderately differentiated from the heartwood, which is deep pink-brown or red-brown. Planed surfaces generally without lustre; sometimes with a slight streaky figure on quarter-sawn surfaces. The grain is interlocked, and the texture moderately fine and even, and the wood weighs on...
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Oak
Oak, American red
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The timber varies in colour from pink to pale reddish-brown, there is usually a reddish cast to the wood although sometimes it approaches white oak in colour. The large rays do not produce such an attractive figure as they do in white oak, and generally speaking, the wood is coarser...
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Opepe
Opepe
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The heartwood is a distinctive uniform golden-yellow or orange-brown colour, clearly differentiated from the pinkish yellow sapwood which is usually about 50mm wide. The texture is coarse and the grain frequently interlocked, producing a striped or roll figure on quarter-sawn surfaces. Lustrous, very hard and moderately heavy, it weighs about...
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Makore
Makore
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The wood is somewhat similar to a close-grained mahogany. It varies in colour from pinkish to blood red or red-brown, the lighter coloured sapwood is usually 50mm to 75mm wide. Some logs are straight grained, but others have a striking, chequered figure and occasionally show streaks of a darker colour....
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Meranti
Meranti, light red
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Sapwood lighter-coloured and usually distinct from the heartwood which is light-red or pinkish-brown; planed surfaces fairly lustrous, stripe figure on radial surfaces, with subtle, but attractive speckles caused by the rays. Texture rather coarse, but even, grain interlocked and wavy. Resin canals which may, or may not be plugged with...
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Cherry
Cherry, European
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The heartwood is pale pinkish-brown fairly well defined from the lighter coloured sapwood. The wood has a fairly fine, even texture, and a generally straight gram. It weighs about 630kg/m3 when dried.
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Geronggang
Geronggang
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Geronggang is a light Malaysian hardwood, the sapwood of which is pink and distinct from the heartwood which is brick-red or deep pink, with a very lustrous surface when planed. The grain is interlocked, and the texture moderately coarse but even. It is a soft wood to cut, light in...
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