Pine, Radiata

Pine
Pine, Radiata
|
The pale coloured sapwood is commonly 75mm to 150mm wide, clearly distinct from the pinkish-brown heartwood. The growth rings, although mostly wide and distinct show rather less contrast between early-wood and late-wood than those of Scots or Corsican pine, consequently the texture is relatively uniform. The average weight of the...
continue reading
Oak
Oak, European
|
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...
continue reading
Jarrah
Jarrah
|
The sapwood is narrow, and pale in colour, and the heartwood is light red to dark red, darkening to a uniform red-brown mahogany shade. Gum veins or pockets may be present, and in some logs there may be small, dark markings caused by the fungus Fistulina hepatica. These may enhance...
continue reading