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Cherry - Prunus serotīna

Heartwood of cherry is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a medium reddish brown with time and upon exposure to light. Sapwood is a pale yellowish color. Magnificent wood with brown fiber, when polished ot hets beautiful gloss.

 

Origin: Eastern North America

Size: 50-100 ft (15-30 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

 

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Irok- Milicia excelsa

Iroko is wood from Tropical Africa and its heartwood is usually a yellow to golden or medium brown, with color tending to darken over time. Pale yellow sapwood is clearly demarcated from the heartwood.

 

Origin: Tropical Africa

Size:  100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

 

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Oak- Quercus alba

Heartwood is a light to medium brown, commonly with an olive cast. Nearly white to light brown sapwood is not always sharply demarcated from the heartwood. Quartersawn sections display prominent ray fleck patterns. Conversely, Red Oak tends to be slightly redder, but is by no means a reliable method of determining the type of oak.

 

Origin:  Eastern United States

Size: 65-85 ft (20-25 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter

 

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Walnut- Juglans nigra

Walnut's heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Color can sometimes have a grey, purple, or reddish cast. Sapwood is pale yellow-gray to nearly white. Figured grain patterns such as curl, crotch, and burl are also seen.

 

Origin: Eastern United States

Size: 100-120 ft (30-37 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1 m) trunk diameter

 

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Sucupira

The sucupira, also known as Brazilian Chestnut, is a little known wood species that comes from South America. It is abundant on the shores of the Amazon and from Venezuela and the Guianas to southeastern Brazil. It can grow up to 47 m high.  It has a medium grain with regular but marked veins. Its colour ranges from dark brown to reddish brown streaked with fine.

Sucupira is mainly used for high-end flooring in large rooms. It has a medium grain with regular but marked veins. Its colour ranges from dark brown to reddish brown streaked with fine and clear veins, creating a warm and enveloping atmosphere. The colour will darken over time. Very dense and stable, it resists the passage of time, shock and temperature variations.

 

 

Origin: South America (Brazil)

 

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Mahagony- Swietenia macrophylla

Mahagony is well known for its color. Heartwood color can vary a fair amount with Honduran Mahogany, from a pale pinkish brown, to a darker reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Mahogany also exhibits an optical phenomenon known as chatoyancy.

 

Origin: From Southern Mexico to central South America;

Size: 150-200 ft (46-60 m) tall, 3-6 ft (1-2 m) trunk diameter

 

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Sapelly- Entandrophragma cylindricum

Heartwood is a golden to dark reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Besides the common ribbon pattern seen on quartersawn boards, Sapele is also known for a wide variety of  other figured grain patterns, such as: pommele, quilted, mottled, wavy, beeswing, and fiddleback.

Origin: Tropical Africa

Size: 100-150 ft (30-45 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

 

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Beech- Fagus grandifolia

Beech is one of the Europes common trees. Beech is typically a pale cream color, sometimes with a pink or brown hue. Veneer tends to be slightly darker colored, as slicing the veneer usually requires the wood to be prepared with steam, which gives the wood a more golden tone. (See scan below.) Flatsawn surfaces tend to be very plain, while quartersawn surfaces exhibit a silvery fleck pattern.

 

Origin: Eiropa

Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

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Meranti- Shorea spp

Meranti comes from Southeast Asia tropical forests. Typically a dark reddish or purplish brown; commonly with white resin streaks present.

 

Origin: Southeast Asia

Size: 65-130 ft (20-40 m) tall, 3-6 ft (1-2 m) trunk diameter