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Mesquite Wood

What is mesquite wood? Mesquite wood is wood produced by the mesquite plant (genus Prosopis). There are at least dozens of plants that are categorized into this genus. Honey mesquite wood is one of the woods produced. Reddish-brown with brown to black straight grain figure. This wood is rated durable, especially against rot. Useful for …

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Birch Wood

Birch Wood Uses, Types, Properties, Advantages, and Disadvantages What is birch wood? Birch wood is a hardwood with various species available. Very useful, easy to work, but Birch is perishable, including easy rotten and susceptible to insect attacks. One of the birch species, namely Yellow Birch has an exotic look with straight and wavy grains. …

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Bhilwara Wood

Bhilwara Wood Uses, Properties, Advantages, and Disadvantages Bhilwara (Albizia odoratissima) is a plant that grows in several Asian countries, such as India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, etc. Now, this plant has distribution in other areas, that’s East Africa. This plant can grow up to100 feet tall, with 2-3 feet diameter. At about 3 feet/year, it’s a …

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lignum Vitae

Bulnesia sarmientoi – Argentine lignum Vitae Uses Argentine lignum vitae is a wood sourced from Bulnesia sarmientoi distributed in Central America and northern South America. The tree reaches 40-50 feet (12-15 m) tall, with a 1-2 feet (0.3-.6 m). Argentine lignum vitae is similar to Verawood (Bulnesia Arborea). Even so, but both are from different …

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Anigre Wood Uses

Anigre Wood Uses, Properties, Advantages, and Disadvantages Anigre (Pouteria spp.), also known as Anegre, Aniegre, or Aningré, is a 100-180 ft (30-55 m) tall tree that is widely distributed throughout Africa, mainly tropical East and West Africa. The wood name is Anigre wood which is a hardwood type. It can be used for many things, …

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Amazique Wood Uses

Amazique Wood Uses, Properties, and Advantages/Disadvantages Amazique is also known as ovangkol, Mozambique, or shedua. Its evergreen tree types living in Tropical West Africa like Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, etc. Amazique trees can grow to 30–45 m tall, It has leafy foliage, and have a unique wood. The availability of amazique trees is abundant. That is …

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Ailanthus Wood

Ailanthus Wood Uses, Types, Properties, and Pros/Cons We will talk about the tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) and include several types of Ailanthus. However, the abundance of information about the tree of heaven makes it the main character here. Ailanthus altissima comes from China. But it’s been spread over the world, including Europe and America. …

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Afrormosia Wood Uses

Afrormosia Wood Uses, Types, Properties, ( Advantages & Disadvantages) Afrormosia/Afromosia or also known as African Teak, is an exotic wood with West African distribution. The tree’s height is around 100-150 feet, and the leaves look good with a shape that tends to be oval. The scientific name of Afrormosia wood is pericopsis elata, And has …

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Burl Wood

Types of Burl Wood, Functional Exotic Wood in the World Have you seen the wood with a unique, highly figured? Take a look if you haven’t already. You will see a rare beauty in wood. Uniquely, this beauty does not happen because of a good thing or made by humans. But it happened because of …

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Alder Woods

Alder Woods Uses, Types, and Properties Alder wood, a hardwood that has a relative softness; this uniqueness makes the wood needed by people to build various kinds of needs. The wood has a kinship with birch, and 35 species are scattered in multiple locations in the world. If you compare the hardness with other woods, …

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