Walnut, African

Walnut
Walnut, African
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It is of a golden brown colour, marked with black streaks (caused by secretory tissue or 'gum lines'), which have given it the name 'walnut'. When planed the surface is distinctly lustrous The sapwood is narrow, buff or light brown in colour and normally sharply defined from the heartwood, although...
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Tulipwood
Tulipwood
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The sapwood is white, and in second-growth trees, very wide; the heartwood is variable in colour, ranging from olive green to yellow or brown, and may be streaked with steel-blue. The annual growth terminates in a white band of parenchyma giving a subdued figure to longitudinal surfaces. The wood is'...
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Teak
Teak
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The sapwood is usually narrow, pale yellowish-brown in colour, and the heartwood is dark golden-yellow darkening on exposure to brown or dark brown, sometimes figured with dark markings. The wood is dull, with a rough, oily feel, and characteristically scented when fresh, the odour reminiscent of old leather. The grain...
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Tatajuba
Tatajuba
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The sapwood is pale yellow to yellowish-white in colour, narrow and sharply demarcated from the heartwood which is yellow with darker streaks when first cut, becoming lustrous golden-brown to russet after seasoning and exposure. The gram is medium to moderately coarse and usually interlocked, presenting a rather broad striped figure...
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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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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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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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Pau amarelo
Pau Amarelo
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The wood is bright lemon yellow when freshly cut, turning a rich golden yellow on exposure, with a medium, uniform texture and a grain that is generally straight, although can be slightly interlocked. It is a handsome wood with a slight, superficial lustre.
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Pine Patula
Pine, Patula
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Sapwood is not easily distinguishable from heartwood. Early wood is almost white while late wood is pale brown. Numerous small resin canals, visible to the naked eye and prominent on tangential surfaces. Grain may be straight, spiral or wavy. Logs and sawn timber susceptible to blue stain.
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Pine Parana
Pine, Parana
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The timber is pale brown, with a central core of darker brown coloured wood; it may be streaked with red, but this is sometimes absent. The grain is mostly straight, and the texture close and uniform, with very inconspicuous growth rings. It contains little resin, and varies from light and...
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