Taun

Taun
Taun
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The sapwood is 30mm to 50mm wide, pale reddish in colour and not clearly distinguished from the heartwood which is pale pinkish-brown darkening with age. There appears to be some variation in colour in the timber from different localities in the Philippines, some having a light red heartwood, while much...
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Robinia
Robinia
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The sapwood is narrow and clearly defined from the heartwood which is greenish in colour when freshly cut, turning golden-brown after drying. The timber is heavy and hard, although the texture is coarse due to the contrast between porous earlywood and dense latewood. The grain is usually straight.
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Pine
Pine, caribbean pitch
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The wood closely resembles American pitch pine; the heartwood is reddish-brown, the depth of colour varying with the amount of resin present and the sapwood, which is 50mm to 75mm wide, is pale yellowish-brown. The wood is coarse in texture with a more or less pronounced resinous odour, and the...
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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, European
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There is no essential difference in the appearance of the wood of either species. The sapwood is 25mm to 50mm wide and lighter in colour than the heartwood which is yellowish-brown. Quarter-sawn surfaces show a distinct silver-grain figure due to the broad rays. The annual rings are clearly marked by...
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Mengkulang
Mengkulang
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The sapwood is yellow to light brown in colour, clearly defined from the heartwood, which is pinkish-brown, but more commonly reddish-brown or dark brown. Planed surfaces are lustrous, and quarter-sawn surfaces are marked with moderately conspicuous reddish flecks caused by the fairly large rays. The grain is straight to shallowly...
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Beech
Beech, European
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Normally, there is no clear distinction by colour between sapwood and heartwood, the wood being very pale brown when freshly cut, turning reddish-brown on exposure, and deep reddish-brown under the influence of steaming treatment commonly applied in parts of the Continent before shipment. Some logs show an irregular, dark reddish-coloured...
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