What is wood? Part 2

What is wood? Part 2 Part a humble attempt to deal with more or less known species of wood. Now even more timid want to see what more you can see the beauty in the world. Lucky person - and you can use.

"Hope boys fed, no, rather, girls, who, despite everything, secretly painted in his imagination so handsome, charming bungalow ...

From Asia to us the most famous Laurel (India), and then there are 11,111,198. kulahi, meranti, merbau, Sep [/b] (Japanese ash) - Japan-purpose timber. The famous tick , Whose wood is, incidentally, contains oil, which in India used instead of linseed.

  Bala - Grows in Indonesia, mainly the color yellow. Used for the interior, but never as a cover for ship decks - too slippery, a specific property of the ball. Pinkado , Products of which in combination with metal, can be found in large hotels.

From the same, and белиан, темно-вишневый, служит без ограничения срока, если, конечно, не применять к нему предельных нагрузок. Популяция ограничена, стоимость, соответственно, нет. Из Индонезии also known very durable kempas Which, incidentally, the contact can cause even the corrosion of metal. And there are 11,111,198. kumer and Doxey [/b] a Borneo that can last for ever ... Like "Chocolate tree" Euro 11,111,199. from the Philippines.

Africa has always been known for its beautiful splendor of the trees: Cream 11,111,198. Abacha
of tropical rain forests, golden avodire, anegri (Brownish-pinkish color) - quite a popular wood for making furniture and musical instruments, afrormoziya (Brownish-golden color) - very decorative: furniture, flooring, inlay. Bibolo (mbero) - High quality wood used for buildings as architectural elements.

  Bubinga (kvazingo) - Most common in the mass production of furniture, musical instruments. And the color is beautiful - purple veined. Gabon - Is very similar to mahogany, but highly similar to poplar, used for finishing. Flounder (Not fish), or Hiroko - one of the most common types of an African wood. Duss - Reddish dots, limb (white Afar) - All shades of colors, coral Africa Padauk, Panga-Panga, Sapello , Which is often confused with the mahogany. Bosse (The color pink and brown) - wood, silky-looking, golden-brown wenge, Makora, turbid (koto) And many other valuable timber.

Today's designers, for example, fell in love 11,111,198. zebrano [/b] : In the title of the property entered the wood - thin strips that could be very nice look at the furniture, if not for the high cost of the material.

In Africa, growing and unique trees - "Lead" . The branches he called "ivory", is considered sacred and almost the ancestor of all living. Used to live entirely as coconut ...

 What is wood? Part 2 Eben
 From Asia and Africa has entered into a culture famous Ebony. About the black tree is known since ancient times. Furniture in the temples of the Pharaohs (the word itself dates back to ancient Egyptian times) and the Roman patricians, then the Italian aristocracy has always struck eyes and raised sad thoughts about the cost of these items do not even luxury, and life. Door handles, pens, cutlery and razors, even knitting needles were made from precious wood. He also attributed magical properties: no evil spirits to penetrate the stakes, but he can defeat any demon. Up to now sell "magic wand" made of black wood, with me somehow bought a whole lot masseuse (not skill or magic). Funny, that of Snow White's hair, they were as ebony - black.

 What is wood? Part 2 Elephant ebony
 From the title there is a common misunderstanding: Now known as black wood that grows in Madagascar and Sri Lanka, in the Bible Nubian ebony. Interestingly, a good substitute for ebony wood is well known to us Caucasian 11,111,158. persimmon [/url] .

America (mostly South) gave us 11,111,198. "Real" or "true" mahogany [/b] . Mahogany has always been valued for their beauty, and cabinetmakers loved him for his strength and for the opportunity to fine polishing. But mostly - for a chance to make something beautiful and durable. A "real" mahogany because mahogany often refers to other species, even from other families.

 What is wood? Part 2 Mahagony
 From America came to 11,111,198. Acacia [/b] (Robin), the family of legumes, olive-yellow color, very decorative: flooring and parquet floors - its main specialty.

From the same - amaranth (not flower), or "violet wood", or "purple heart". Color is reddish-violet with spidery veins. The general feeling of refinement. But the population of trees is limited, may, will convey only see, but never used.

 What is wood? Part 2 "Kon-Tiki Museum
 But with balm can become acquainted. Бальза (бальса) – из баобабовых, слово пошло от испанцев, которые подметили, как индейцы сооружают свои челноки и каноэ, и сами стали так обозначать бальзу («плот»). Знаменитый «Кон-Тики» it was built from balsa. Tree itself whitish-pink, very light and soft and has an incredible buoyancy. Floats and buoys, surfboards, and even airplanes and balsa models did not do can not.

 What is wood? Part 2 Balsa
   Sequoia (mammoth tree ) - Familiar to us even from the novels and Westerns. Hevea, giving the best rubber polished to a mirror in color. Also, polished to a shine 11,111,198. Jatoba (kurbaril). Lauro Preto [/b] (Cord) - a beautiful furniture and deck coverings. Reddish Madrona (Arbutus).

As well as olive-chocolate имбуя, долговечный вишневый инчесно и кокоболо с редким восковым блеском. И более или менее знакомый на слух палисандр (Violet wood and rose wood). Sassafras (Golden Elm), well known in America, but bad - in Europe. Sukupira, growing in the Amazon region, and tatayuba Is vital for the construction of boats and yachts. Tauari, tsedrella (Peel), pearl reflux 11,111,198. eskuero [/b] (Brazil nut) - all wood wealth and do not list.

It would be nice to say: what choice! Simply gorgeous. But it was that smart, so we choose Opportunity. A look at the beauty can be in the botanical gardens and museums. At the same time is not forbidden and ask questions knowledgeably. Look after them and ask I will now always.