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Red Cherry

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Red Cherry

  • European Cherry, or Prunus avium, is a hardwood.
  • It is also known as cherry, wild cherry, gean, mazzard, merisier, and kers.
  • Cherry grows throughout Europe and southeast Asia.
  • Cherry is prized for cabinets, furniture, carving, and turnery.
  • It is also used for paneling, decorative veneer, architectural woodwork, caskets, woodenware, novelties, musical instruments, gun stocks, handles, and toys.

-- from Woodbin
(modified 2014/09/07)

Red Elm

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Red Elm

  • Elms can grow to 115 feet high.
  • The American or White elm is the largest species of elm. It was a popular tree in cities, before the spread of Dutch elm disease.
  • Elm trees once grew mostly in eastern North America; today, American elms grow in the American Midwest and Canadian Prairies.

-- from Elmcare.com
(modified 2014/09/07)

Red Mahogany

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Red Mahogany

  • Mahogany is also known as Munyama (Uganda), Acajou d'Afrique (Ivory Coast), Dubini, Dukuma fufu (Ghana), Ogwango (Nigeria).
  • The Mahogany tree grows to heights of 180-200 ft in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Uganda,
  • Mahogany heartwood is light pinkish brown darkening upon exposure to light and air to reddish brown; sapwood has a whitieor yellow tint.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/07)


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