Redwood: rare wood

Redwood (or mahogany) grows only in tropical forests. Trees of this type have red saturated color of the wood and a beautiful texture. On the cross-section, one can see light edges of annual rings, as…

Karelian birch: hardwood

Its beauty, width of the stem, or height, does not distinguish the outer Karelian birch. The cortex is slightly coarser than in other representatives of hardwood. On the stem, you can see a lot of…

Birch: hardwood

The birch belongs to wood without a kernel. It has white bark and white wood with a yellow or red tint. Annual rings are practically invisible. They can only be seen on radial sections. The…

Hornbeam: hardwood

Hornbeam is a hard, durable wood with a high density. It is also called a white beech because of its specific white and grey color. Sapwood is almost no different from the tree core. It…

Beech: hardwood

Beech is wood, which is yellow and reddish on the cross-section. Beech has no pronounced circles, but the texture of this wood is still quite attractive. If a specialist does a longitudinal saw, he can…

Ash: hardwood

Ash, of all wood types, is the most structurally similar to oak. It is also strong and resistant to deformation. This wood is difficult to process, poorly polished. It is only when the wood is…

Acacia: hardwood

Among the hardwood types, acacia is the most solid in Russia. It is yellow with very visible annular rings on the cut. Sapwood is narrow, up to 8 annual layers. It is easily distinguishable from…

Oak: hardwood

Oak is hard, dense, rotten wood, able to bend. A porous structure can be seen on the longitudinal section. Cutting tools can easily handle oak. Its wood is viscous and adhesive. Wood texture is beautiful.…

Yew: coniferous wood

European yew is dense, stable, heavy but elastic type of timber. One cubic meter of yew can weigh up to 800 kg. There is a big kernel in this tree and it has thin annular…

Cypress: coniferous wood

Cypress is a very soft wood. It has different colors. For example, yellow and brown. Color depends on age. In the cut, the annual rings are irregular. The cypress has a uniform structure in the…