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Canarywood

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Canarywood

  • Canarywood has a yellow or orange, typically variegated, heartwood.
  • Sometimes the wood is "rainbow hued". (You can see different shades of red, yellow, orange, and brown in the picture on the right.)
  • Canarywood is heavy and strong.

-- from Cocobolo Inc.
(modified 2014/09/14)

Caribou Antler

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Caribou Antler

(modified 2014/09/14)

Ceylonese Ebony

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Ceylonese Ebony

  • Ebony is known in Latin as Diospyrus spp. It is a Hardwood.
  • Other names for the wood include Indian ebony, camagon, golden ebony, and other names such as Macassar ebony according to origin.
  • The wood brows in Sri Lanka and southern India.
  • Ebony is esed for luxury furniture, carving, and various turned items including knife and tool handles, billiard cues, and brush backs. Also used for combs, piano keys and other musical instrument parts, inlay, and decorative veneer.

-- from Woodbin
(modified 2014/09/14)

Cocobolo

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Cocobolo

  • Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is a hardwood.
  • It is also known as granadillo, Nicaragua rosewood, nambar, palisandro, and caviuana.
  • Cocobolo grows along the Pacific seaboard of Mexico and Central America.
  • Cocobolo is one of the most important woods in cutlery business, because it can be soaked in soapy water with minimal ill effects.

-- from WoodBin
(modified 2014/09/14)

Curly Maple

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Curly Maple

  • Curly maple is one of the world's most-prized hardwoods.
  • It is also known as Fiddleback Maple, Flame Maple, Tiger Maple, or Tigerstripe Maple.
  • The wood exhibits a dramatic change in the individual stripes or lines. As the incident angle of the light is slightly altered, the dark stripe becomes a light stripe, and the light stripe becomes dark. This visual phenomenon is known as 'chatoyancy' in the gemstone world, and its most dramatic form is seen in catseye chrysoberyl.

-- from Spectrum Hardwoods
(modified 2014/09/14)

Cypress Burl

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Cypress Burl

  • Cypress trees grow in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South America, as well as up and down the coast of California.
  • An evergreen with scale like leaves, young trees have dark red-brown bark, which turns to thick, fibrous, ashy grey on large old trees.
  • These tress can grow to 60 ft. high, and 9 ft. in circumference.
  • Cypress wood is very durable, hard and strong. It is resinous with a fragrant aroma.

-- from woodsculptor.com
(modified 2014/09/14)


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