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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Wallaba
Wallaba
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The sapwood is grey or greyish-white in colour, sharply demarcated from the deep red to reddish-purple heartwood. The surface of the wood is streaked with resin, which appears in concentric rings on the ends of logs with gummy exudations. The wood is straight grained, and the texture is medium to...
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Pine
Pine, Yellow
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The sapwood is almost white, and the heartwood varies from creamy-white to light straw-brown, or light reddish-brown. The wood is not particularly resinous, but resin ducts produce short, brown-coloured, thin lines on longitudinal surfaces. The grain is straight, and the texture is fine and even, planed surfaces have a satin-like...
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Purpleheart
Purpleheart
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The sapwood is creamy white to light pinkish cinnamon streaked with light brown, from 50mm to 100mm wide, and sharply demarcated from the heartwood which is most often recognised for its unusual colouring. It is greyish-purple when freshly cut. later becoming a violet purple to deep purple through an oxidation...
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Oak
Oak, American white
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Although generally resembling European oak, American white oak is more variable in colour, ranging from pale yellow-brown to pale reddish-brown, often with a pinkish tint. The multi-seriate rays are generally higher than those of the red oaks producing a more prominent and attractive silver-grain figure on quarter-sawn surfaces. The grain...
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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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Opepe
Opepe
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The heartwood is a distinctive uniform golden-yellow or orange-brown colour, clearly differentiated from the pinkish yellow sapwood which is usually about 50mm wide. The texture is coarse and the grain frequently interlocked, producing a striped or roll figure on quarter-sawn surfaces. Lustrous, very hard and moderately heavy, it weighs about...
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Pine
Pine, Canadian red
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The tree receives its name from the colour of its bark which is a distinctive reddish-brown, the timber resembling European redwood (P. sylvestris). The sapwood is wide, often 75mm, of a pale yellow colour, the heartwood being pale brown with a reddish tinge to reddish-yellow, with a straight grain and...
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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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Pine
Pine, Corsican
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The heartwood is light yellowish-brown clearly demarcated from the yellowish-white sapwood. It is similar in appearance to Scots pine, but the sapwood is wider, much wider in material grown in the UK while the texture is fairly coarse. The wood weighs 510 kg/m3 when dried, and often contains a greater...
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