Virola, light

Virola
Virola, light
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The heartwood is a cream or tan colour when freshly cut darkening on exposure to a pinkish, golden brown or deep reddish-brown, not very clearly demarcated from the lighter coloured sapwood. The wood has a low lustre and medium to coarse texture; the grain is straight, and the wood weighs...
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Pine
Pine, Maritime
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Similar to Scots pine in appearance, but more resinous, coarser-textured, with a greater preponderance of knots, and a wider sapwood. It is an important source of resin extraction in parts of Europe, and since tapping encourages the formation of resin within the tree, this results in variations in the weight...
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Mahogany
Mahogany, African
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African Mahogany ie, K. ivoiensis, K. anthotheca and K. grandifoliola (in part). The heartwood is distinctly pink when freshly sawn, but when seasoned varies in colour from light pinkish-brown to a deep reddish shade; the yellowish-brown sapwood is not always clearly demarcated. The heartwood of K. grandifoliola tends to be...
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Larch
Larch, Japanese
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The colour of the wood closely resembles that of European larch, being reddish-brown with clearly marked annual rings. Under European growth conditions the growth is often fairly rapid, resulting in a generally lighter weight than that of European larch and averaging 560 kg/m3 when dried.
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Douglas fir
Douglas fir
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The heartwood is light reddish-brown in colour, usually quite distinct from the lighter coloured sapwood. The abrupt change and contrast in colour between early-wood and late-wood bands, produce a prominent growth ring figure which is a feature of plain-sawn surfaces and of rotary-cut veneer. The wood from trees grown in...
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Alder
Alder
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There is no distinction by colour between sapwood and heartwood, the wood being a dull, light reddish-brown colour, without lustre, soft. and light in weight, about 530 kg/m3 when dried.
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