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Amazaque

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Amazaque

  • Amazaque is also known as Mozambique, amazoue, ovenkol, hyeduanini, ovangkol, kolima, anokye, ehie, anazahoue, and shedua.
  • The wood is found in rainforest and traditional forest areas in the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Southern Nigeria, and Gabon.
  • Amazaque\'s colours range from yellow-brown to dark brown with grayish-black stripes.

-- from J.E. HIggins Lumber Company
(modified 2014/09/03)

Amboyna Burl

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Amboyna Burl

  • Amboyna burl is also known as Mai Pradoo and Pradoo (Thailand).
  • The trees grow upt to 80 ft high in the upper mixed and dry forests of Burma and mixed deciduous forests of Thailand.
  • The heartwood is often bright yellowish red to dark brick red, streaked with darker lines, lustrous when freshly cut but becoming a dull but attractive golden brown on exposure.
  • Amboyna burl has a faint spicy odor.

-- from Righeous Woods
(modified 2014/09/03)

American Black Walnut

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American Black Walnut

  • Black walnut is native to the eastern United States.
  • The trees can grow to be 120 feet (37 metres) high and is often used to make furniture.
  • Black walnut is very durable and resistant to decay.
  • Sapwood of black walnut is nearly white. The heartwood is light brown to dark, chocolate brown, and sometimes has a purplish cast and darker streaks.

-- from Righteous Woods
(modified 2014/09/03)

Ash

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Ash

  • Ash is composed of 40 to 70 species, with 21 in Central and North America and 50 species in Eurasia.
  • Ash trees or shrubs typically grow in northern temperate regions.
  • The sapwood of ash is light brown, while the heartwood is brown to grayish brown. White as and Oregon ash have lighter heartwood than the other commercial species.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/03)


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