Simarouba

Simarouba
Simarouba
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The timber is whitish or straw-coloured with no differentiation between the heartwood and sapwood.There are occasional oily streaks. The timber is lustrous with a medium texture and a straight grain.
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Spruce
Spruce, Canadian
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There is no difference by colour between sapwood and heartwood, the wood being almost white to pale yellowish brown, closely resembling European whitewood. It is straight-grained and lustrous, without taste or odour, and only slightly resinous. The wood weighs about 416 kg/m3 when dried, but since a proportion of other...
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Spruce
Spruce, Sitka
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There is little difference in colour between sapwood and heartwood, the wood generally being a creamy white, but the heartwood usually has a pinkish tinge. It usually has a very straight grain, but occasionally this may be spiral, while the texture is medium but dependent on the rate of growth,...
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Sycamore
Sycamore
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There is no difference by colour between sapwood and heartwood, the wood being white, or yellowish-white when freshly cut, with a natural lustre especially noticeable on quarter-sawn surfaces. It is generally straight grained but may be curvy or wavy grained, and the texture is fine. The average weight is 630...
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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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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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Plane
Plane, European
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The timber resembles beech in colour, the heartwood being light reddish-brown, usually clearly defined from the lighter- coloured sapwood. The rays however, are broader and more numerous than those of beech, and produce on quarter-sawn surfaces, an attractive fleck figure, the reddish-brown rays contrasting with the lighter-coloured background, thus giving...
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Poplar
Poplar
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Poplar timber can be grouped with willow, lime and horse chestnut, since they are all soft, fine-textured woods, generally without lustre and without any very characteristic colour. Poplar wood is whitish or greyish in colour generally, but may be light brown, with no clear distinction between sapwood and heartwood. It...
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Ramin
Ramin
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The sapwood is not differentiated from the heartwood by colour, but is usually from 38mm to 50mm wide. The heartwood is a uniform pale straw colour; planed surfaces are practically without lustre or figure. The grain is straight to shallowly interlocked, and the texture is moderately fine and even. The...
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Red alder
Red alder
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Heartwood is only formed in very old trees and there is no demarcation between sapwood and heartwood. The timber is almost white when freshly cut, changing to light tan to light brown with a yellow or reddish tinge on exposure to air. The timber has fairly straight grain and a...
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