Wood used in Furniture, interior woodwork, shipbuilding, musical instruments and decorative elements.
This wood is highly appreciated worldwide, for furniture, woodwork and specialized work in wall clocks and carved wood. This wood is very easy to use, with many waste. It is easy to work with either using machines or hand tools.
It grows throughout North America, and usually has a straight wire with striped heartwood of dark brown color and purplish hint. Overall, it is dried artificially, and as hardwood wood it is extremely light.
Weight: slightly heavy (640Kg/m3)
Color: Dark brown with some lighter streaks that pale in purplish tone towards the edges
Alternatives: Oak and Brown
Origin: United States and Canada
Texture: Uniform, slightly more coarse
Wood grain: usually straight, but can be irregular
Main applications: Furniture, woodwork, clean carpentry (interior), shipbuilding, musical instruments and decorative elements