Brown

Castanea sativa (Scientific name), also called chestnut, chestnut and chestnut-bravo is a large tree reaching 20-30 meters high and one of the towering trees of our forest ecosystems.

wood for furniture, interior joinery, interior woodwork, flooring and interior decoration

The Brown is sometimes described as the oak of the poor man, because it is strong and durable. Is preferred to the chestnut tree in India, (Aesculus hippocastanum ), has no woody rays evident and the faces of the parts of ring lying look with the ash (Fraxinus escelsior). As it can be seen by the development of bark in the tree alive, the wire is straight or twisted, but contrary to what one might think, there is a tendency to interlock. The Brown is an excellent quality wood usually used in construction but also widely used in furniture and interior decorating, it holds great tradition value in the northern region of Portugal.

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