Liriodendron tulipifera (Scientific name) is a straight trunk tree, conical shape. It can reach a height of 60 m.

Wood used for woodwork, interior decoration and toys

Many crafts worker are used to to work with timber from hardwoods, but recognize that there are times in which certain work can be done with a secondary wood.

It is in these times that the usage of Tulip tree wood goes intoa action, fine texture wood, consistent and with relatively low price.

Weight: Medium (500Kg/m3)
Resistance: Moderate
Color: White cream with tracks in light tones of green, brown, red and blue that darken with age into a honey color

Type: hardwoods of the temperate zone
Other names: Yellow choupo, magnolia choupo tree
Alternatives: Kauri (Agathis sp.), Red Alder (Alnus rubra), pine of Parana (Araucaria angustifolia), hoop pine (arauria cunninghamii)
Origin: Europe
Texture: uniform and Fina
Wood grain: Straight
Hardness: bland and fibrous consistency
Drying and stability: The terminal may be too wide. Dries well and quickly without damage, and is stable after drying.
Degree of waste: High in the case of wanting to avoid the colored bands and terminal. Low when you want to use wood for utilities.
Width of the parts: Good
The thickness of the parts: Good

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