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Birds Eye Maple

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Birds Eye Maple

  • Bird's Eye Maple occurs in sugar maple trees.
  • Maple trees grow in North America and can reach heights of 120 feet.
  • Maple lumber sometimes has olive or greenish-black discolored areas known as mineral streak or mineral stain, which may be due to injury.
  • Maple sapwood is usually white with a slight reddish-brown tinge; heartwood is light reddish brown, but sometimes is considerably darker.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/18)

Black Cherry

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Black Cherry

  • Black cherry growns in the eastern United States.
  • Cherry trees can grow to be 100 ft (30 metres) tall.
  • The sapwood is light yellow; the heartwood is brown with a greenish tinge. Heartwood darkens to a deep, reddish brown with a golden luster.
  • Cherry is used to make furniture, printing and engraving blocks, patterns, professional and scientific instruments, piano actions, and many more items.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2017/12/15)

Black Cherry Burl

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Black Cherry Burl

  • Black cherry growns in the eastern United States.
  • Cherry trees can grow to be 100 ft (30 metres) tall.
  • The sapwood is light yellow; the heartwood is brown with a greenish tinge. Heartwood darkens to a deep, reddish brown with a golden luster.
  • Cherry is used to make furniture, printing and engraving blocks, patterns, professional and scientific instruments, piano actions, and many more items.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/18)

Black Povi

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Black Povi

  • The Povi or Orchid-tree, is a small, rounded-crowned tree.
  • Povi flowers look like orchids.
  • Grows in Pacific and Indian Ocean Islands in warm climates.

-- from PIER Project
(modified 2014/09/18)

Black Walnut Burl

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Black Walnut Burl

  • 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 2014/09/18)

Bloodwood

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Bloodwood

  • Originating in Brazil, French Guiana, and Surinam, Bloodwood is also known as Satine Rouge, Conduru, and Satinjout.
  • Bloodwood is used principally as an accent wood for fancy box making as well as for Billiard-Cue butts, drum sticks, Xylophones and organ pipes.
  • The wood is very resistant to bugs and decay.

-- from Yuma Hardwoods
(modified 2014/09/18)

Bolivian Bocote

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Bolivian Bocote

  • Bocote grows in northern Florida, West Indies, Central America, Brazil, and Argentina.
  • The Bocote tree ranges in size, and sometimes reaches 100 ft. tall.
  • The heartwood is tobacco coloured to reddish brown, with irregular dark brown or blackish streaks and variegations, with an oily or waxy appearance; sapwood has a gray or yellow tint sapwood.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/18)

Bubinga

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Bubinga

  • Bubinga is also known as Essingang (Cameroon), Ovang, Kevazingo (Gabon), and Waka (Zaire).
  • The tree grows in Equatorial Africa in swampy or periodically inundated forests, as well as near rivers or lakeshores.
  • Bubinga grows between 130 and 150 ft tall.
  • Bubinga heartwood is pink, vivid red, or red brown with purple streaks or veins; cures to a yellow or medium brown with a reddish tint and the veining fades. The sapwood is whitish and clearly demarcated.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/18)


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