WHITE ASH

  • White Ash is hard and has good strength.

  • White Ash wood is not subject to major shrinkage and once dried is very stable. 

  • It works easily by hand or machine. And can also be stained.

  • Wood has density of 700 KG per CBM once dried.

Origin: Germany,France(Europe) - Florida,Texas,Minnesota(America)

Applications:

  • Door Frames

  • Furniture and interior furnishing

  • Tools, Grips, Handles

  • Sports equipment (baseball bat, billiard stick etc)

  • Covering veneer

WHITE OAK

  • White Oak wood is hard and heavy, but nonetheless elastic.

  • The heartwood is very resilient, and durable even under water.

  • It is whitish or light gray, varying from scaly to irregularly platy or ridged and furrowed. The color of White Oak is a mix of browns and tans ranging from dark brown to beige.

  • Wood density after drying is 800 KG per CBM.

  • The wood dries slowly. This means that artificial drying is undertaken with care to avoid cracking and warping. 

  • It can be worked easily with most tools and machinery, it can be split easily and is well suited for use as a veneer. 

  • Oak shrinkage is negligible and stability is good.

Origin: France, Belgium (Europe) - Minnesota, Ontario, Quebec (Canada) - Northern Florida and eastern Texas (America)

Applications:

  • Furniture and interior furnishing

  • Floor boarding and parquet

  • Barrels and tubs

  • Construction

  • Hydraulic engineering, Bridge building

MAPLE

  • Maple is classified as medium-weight, hard, elastic and tough.

  • The heart and sapwood are almost identical, white to yellowish-white with a plain texture. The wood turns yellowish relatively quickly.

  • The wood shrinks lightly and is stable. 

  • The wood is low durable and less suitable for outdoors applications in direct sunlight, rain.

  • The surface of maple wood can be cleaned easily due to its fine pore structure. 

  • After drying the wood density is around 600 KG per CBM.

Origin: Germany, Canada, USA

Applications:

  •  Parquet & floorings

  •  Interior furnishings

  •  Veneers

  •  Musical Instruments

STEAM BEECH

  • Beech Wood has a fine, tight grain texture. 

  • It is very light in colour (pinkish, red after steaming/drying), naturally white. 

  • It has a high shock resistance.

  • It has good strength properties and high abrasion resistance.

  • Beech can shrink considerably and is subject to movement more than other woods.

  • Wood density is 650 KG per CBM.

Origin: The most prominent Steam Beech is obtained from Germany

Applications:

  • Furniture, chairs and tables

  • Interior furnishing, stairs, parquet flooring

  • Tools, household equipment

  • Plywood, Bent-ply, formed multiplex

  • Model building

  • Pianos

  • Toys

WALNUT

  • Walnut wood is dark, hard, dense and tight-grained.

  • Light brown to dark chocolate colour. 

  • It is resistant to warping and is subject to only light shrinkage.

  • The wood is relatively heavy and hard and resilient. 

  • It has good strength but only limited durability when exposed to the weather. 

  • Surface finishing is straightforward. 

  • Surface blemishing can occur when wet and in contact with iron.

  • Wood density is 725 KG per CBM.

Origin: North America.

 

 

Applications:

  • Solid wood or veneer: Furniture and musical instruments

  • Interior Decoration

  • Flooring and parquet

  • Carving and turning

  • Rifle and shotgun handles

WENGE

  • The Heart of Wenge is medium brown, with nearly black streaks

  • Grain is straight, with a very coarse texture. Low natural luster.

  • Wenge is highly durable, and resistant to termite attack.

  • The wood has a faint, slightly bitter scent when being worked.

  • Wood Density 900 KG per CBM after drying.

Origin: Cameroon, Gabon, Tanzania, Mozambique

 

Applications:

  • Paneling 

  • Furniture

  • Veneer

  • Musical instruments.

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