Walnut, European

Walnut
Walnut, European
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Walnut timber varies very considerably in colour; the sapwood is a pale straw colour, clearly defined from the heartwood which is greyish or greyish-brown, but infiltrations of colouring matter produce a darker-coloured streaky figure to the wood some- times irregularly distributed throughout the heartwood at other times being concentrated in...
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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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Aspen
Aspen
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A light but relatively strong timber with a light uniformed colour with little colour difference between sapwood and heartwood.
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Ash
Ash, American
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Black ash The timber is greyish-brown to brown in colour, darker than that of white ash, (F. americana) and inferior to that timber in general strength properties and lighter in weight, about 560 kg/m3 when dried. A certain amount of this species is used for interior trim and fittings It...
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Ash
Ash, European
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There is usually no distinction in colour between sapwood and heartwood, freshly cut wood being whitish to pale brown with a pink cast, turning to a slightly brownish-white after drying. In some logs, an irregular dark brown or black heartwood is found, but this is not necessarily a defect, as...
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