Teak

Teak
Teak
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The sapwood is usually narrow, pale yellowish-brown in colour, and the heartwood is dark golden-yellow darkening on exposure to brown or dark brown, sometimes figured with dark markings. The wood is dull, with a rough, oily feel, and characteristically scented when fresh, the odour reminiscent of old leather. The grain...
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Utile
Utile
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The heartwood and sapwood are distinct; the heartwood is pale pink when freshly cut, darkening on exposure to reddish-brown. It closely resembles the related sapele, both in appearance and properties, but is more open in texture due to the larger pores, and generally lacks the cedar-like odour of sapele. The...
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Walnut
Walnut, American
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The sapwood is usually narrow, and pale brown in colour, the heartwood varying in colour from rich chocolate-brown to a purplish-black. The wood has a fine even texture and a rather coarse grain, and weighs about 660 kg/m3 when dried.
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Meranti
Meranti, yellow
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Sapwood lighter in colour and moderately distinct from the heartwood, which is light-yellow-brown, often with a greenish or olive tinge, weathering to a light brown colour; planed surfaces without lustre, faint stripe figure on radial surfaces. The texture is moderately fine or moderately coarse but even, and the grain is...
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Iroko
Iroko
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When freshly cut, or when unexposed to light, the heartwood is a distinct yellow colour, but on exposure to light it quickly becomes golden-brown. The sapwood is narrow, being about 50mm to 75mm wide, and clearly defined. The grain is usually interlocked and the texture is rather coarse but even,...
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Imbiua
Imbiua
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The timber is variable in colour with the heartwood yellowish, olive to chocolate brown, frequently variegated and sometimes figured. It is a fine to medium textured wood and the grain may be straight, wavy or curly.
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