Sucupira

Sucupira
Sucupira
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The heartwood is a dull brown to reddish-brown colour with light yellow parenchyma markings especially noticeable on plain-sawn surfaces. The sapwood is narrow, whitish and clearly demarcated. The texture is coarse and the grain wavy and irregular, occasionally slightly interlocked.
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Wenge
Wenge
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Sapwood whitish, heartwood dark brown with fine, close blackish veining, giving the wood a handsome appearance. A very hard and heavy wood, it weighs about 880 kg/m3 when dried (panga panga is slightly lighter in weight at 800 kg/m3). Straight grained, it has a rather coarse texture.
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Yew
Yew
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The sapwood is very narrow and white in colour sharply demarcated from the heartwood which varies in colour from orange-brown to dark purplish-brown, the lighter-coloured wood often containing darker streaks. Although the natural growth tendency is to produce narrow growth rings which account for the hard, compact, and elastic nature...
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Piqua
Piqua
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The heartwood is straw yellow in colour with a pinkish tinge and not easily distinguishable from the sapwood. The timber is rather coarse textured with a grain that is frequently interlocked.
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Red louro
Red louro
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The heartwood is deep salmon red when freshly cut, becoming a light reddish-brown when dried, resembling Honduras mahogany. The sapwood is creamy grey and clearly defined. The grain is either straight or roey. The texture is coarse and uniform.
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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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Sepetir
Sepetir
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There are slight but subtle differences between the timbers of sepetir and swamp sepetir sufficient to affect the end uses which, for both types are the same. The various species of Sindora are typically brownish coloured woods with some variation in weight, and possessing axial intercellular canals in the terminal...
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Mahogany
Mahogany, American
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The sapwood is generally 25mm to 50mm wide, yellowish-white in colour, sharply demarcated from the heartwood, which is pinkish or salmon coloured when freshly sawn, later becoming light reddish-brown with a golden lustre. The grain which is pinkish or salmon coloured when freshly sawn, later becoming light reddish-brown with a...
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Merbau
Merbau
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The sapwood, usually about 75mm wide, is sharply differentiated from the heartwood, and is whitish to pale yellow in colour. The heartwood is orange-brown or brown or dark red-brown, weathering to darker shades. Lighter-coloured parenchymatous markings often give the wood an ornamental figure on tangential surfaces. The wood is rather...
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Moabi
Moabi
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The heartwood is rich red or light reddish brown in colour, the sapwood is pale. The timber is hard and heavy with a fine texture.
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