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Cocobolo

Click here view a representative Cocobolo callCocobola (dalbergia retusa):  : A small to medium-sized tree 45 to 60 ft high with trunk diameters of 20 to 24 in.; usually of poor form.

General Wood Characteristics: Heartwood varies from bright orange to deep red with attractive variegated stripes of yellow, orange and black, darkening on exposure. Irregular and variable grain with a fine texture; oily, without distinctive taste, odor slightly pungent and fragrant when worked. Capable of an excellent finish. Very stable once dry.

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Osage Orange

Click here view a representative Osage call Osage Orange (maclura pomifera): A medium size tree with thorns which grows in bottom lands. It attains a height of 60 feet and a diameter of 3 feet. The bark has an orange cast and was used in making kaki dye during W.W.I. It produces large spherical fruits the size of large grapefruits in the fall.

General Wood Characteristics: The sapwood of Osage Orange is narrow and light yellow, while the heartwood is golden to bright orange, which darkens upon exposure. The heartwood can also contain red streaks. It has no characteristic odor or taste. The wood is very hard, heavy, tough, resilient and takes a high luster. It is ring porous and commonly confused with black locust (robinia pseudoacacia).

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Bocote

Click here view a representative Bocote callBocote (cordia gerascanthus): A small to large tree, sometimes 100 ft. tall. In Mexico the trees are found in Tropical Dry zones with precipitation of about 1,000 mm and up to 500 m elevations.

General Wood Characteristics:  Heartwood is yellow-brown with a green tinge when first cut, darkening on exposure to a tobacco colored to reddish brown, with irregular dark brown or blackish streaks and variegations, with more or less of an oily or waxy appearance; rather sharply demarcated from the grayish or yellowish sapwood. Luster variable; texture fine to medium, grain variable; scent mildly fragrant, at least when fresh; can be brought to a very good finish.

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African Blackwood

Click here view a representative African Blackwood callAfrican Blackwood Rosewood(Dalbergia Melanoxylon): Much branched, multi-stemmed small tree usually 15 to 25 ft high, sometimes as much as 50 ft; bole short, seldom cylindrical, often fluted; rarely over 1 ft in diameter.  Has an extensive range in savanna regions from Sudan southward to Mozambique, westward to Angola, and then northward to Nigeria and Senegal.

General Wood Characteristics:
Heartwood dark purplish brown with black streaking; sharply demarcated from the narrow yellowish sapwood. Texture fine and even; grain straight; luster low; slightly oily.

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Purpleheart

Click here view a representative Purpleheart callPurpleheart (peltogyne paniculata): Trees grow to heights of 170 ft with diameters to 4 ft, but usually 1.5 to 3 ft; boles are straight, cylindrical, and clear 60 to 90 ft above buttresses up to 12 ft. high.

General Wood Characteristics:
Heartwood brown when freshly cut becoming deep purple upon exposure, eventually turning to a dark brown sharply demarcated from the off-white sapwood. Texture medium to fine; luster medium to high, variable; grain usually straight, sometimes wavy, roey, or irregular; without distinctive odor or taste.

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Padauk

Click here view a representative Padauk callPadauk (pterocarpus dalgergiodes)Reaches a height of 100 to 130 ft, bole straight, cylindrical, and clear to 70 ft; trunk diameters 2 to 4 ft, sometimes to 5 ft.

General Wood Characteristics: Heartwood vivid red when freshly cut darkening to a purple brown on exposure; sapwood 4 to 8 in. wide, whitish to brown yellow, distinct. Texture coarse; grain straight to interlocked; lustrous; faint aromatic scent when freshly cut.

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Black Walnut

Click here view a representative Walnut callWalnut (juglans nigra): Black walnut trees reach heights of 120 ft (37 m), with a diameter of over 3 ft (1 m).  Black walnut is native to the eastern United States, from southern Minnesota east to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York; south to South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama; west to Texas; and north through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

General Wood Characteristics:  The sapwood of black walnut is nearly white, while the heartwood is straight grained, light brown to dark chocolate brown, often with a purplish cast and darker streaks. The wood is heavy, hard, and stiff and has high shock resistance; polishes well and can be brought to a very good finish.

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