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Wood Characteristics of Birdeyes Maple: Type: Hardwood Appearance: Straight to irregular grain, fine textured, intermitant small knots. Physical Props: Heavy, hard, strong and stiff with moderate shock resistance. Wood Characteristics of Select Alder: Type: Softwood Appearance: Straight grained, fine textured, light brown/rose appearance Physical Props: Moderately light and soft with low bending strength. Stains to match other cabinet woods well. Wood Characteristics of Oak: Type: Hardwood Appearance: Straight grained with a course texture and prominent rays. Light reddish tan appearance. Physical Props: Hard, stiff and strong with moderate stability. Multipurpose wood. Wood Characteristics of Knotty Pine: Type: Softwood Appearance: Straight grained with a medium coarse texture. Prominent dark resin lines, sound knots. Physical Props: Light and soft, paints and finishes well. Wood Characteristics of Rustic Maple: Type: Hardwood Appearance: Straight to irregular grain, fine texture, intermitant dark streaks and/or wormholes. Physical Props: Heavy, hard, strong and stiff with moderate shock resistance. Wood Characteristics of Maple: Type: Hardwood Appearance: Straight close grain with a fine uniform texture. Nearly while/pale yellow appearance. Physical Props: Heavy, hard, strong and stiff with moderate shock resistance. Wood Characteristics of Knotty Oak: Type: Hardwood Appearance: Straight close grain with a coarse texture and prominent rays. Light reddish tan appearance. Physical Props: Heavy, hard, strong and stiff with moderate stability. ...read more.

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Machines well. Found primarily in Northern California and Southern Oregon, either in highly productive timberlands or mixed hardwood woodlands. Stools Round pedestal table Bread table Cremation urns Wainscoting Wood flooring Kitchen wares Eastern Maple/Rock Maple/Sugar Maple - Hard, heavy, dense, straight-grained hardwood with fine texture. White sapwood with light red-brown heartwood. Big Leaf Maple/Pacific Coast Maple - Medium density, moderately heavy, hard, and strong hardwood with a close, fine grain. Pale pinkish-brown to almost white. Uniform color and takes stains and finishes evenly. Found from Southern California to British Columbia. Fast growing, it is the second most abundant species of hardwood tree. Apple cider press Cremation urns Wood flooring Kitchen wares Square table Myrtlewood/Baywood/Pepperwood/California Laurel - Dense hardwood in the Laurel family. Colors vary from yellow, red, brown, silver, gray and black. If figured, it will be burl, fiddleback, curl or wavy grain. This tree grows only in the Sierra Nevada and on the coasts of Southern Oregon and California. Built-in seating Cremation urns Eastern White Oak/American White Oak - Hard, straight-grained hardwood with medium-coarse texture. Pale brown with variations in color. Takes stain well. Oregon White Oak - Hard, heavy, and dense hardwood with distinctive two-tone straight-grained pattern. Grayish brown to dark brown heartwood that is naturally resistant to decay. ...read more.

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Mesquite - The very name Mesquite invokes the romance of Texas and the Southwest. The gnarled and thorny Mesquite conceals a rare, fine and grained hardwood, harder than oak, yet as beautiful as walnut and exotic as ebony. Mesquite has a radiant brown color similar to a rich mix of HOT CHOCOLATE with a woody grain. Each Mesquite pen comes with a narrative describing the history and significance of Mesquite. Olivewood - This rare exotic wood was hand selected from an Olivewood dealer in Bethlehem, Israel for it's unique and intense grain characteristics. It is not commercially available in the US. The intense and marbled black veined grain within the soft cream colored wood posseses a beauty unlike any other wood. The historical significance of Olivewood makes it a prized possession of many. To order a pen made from this special wood, please add $10.00 to your order. Osage Orange - A coarse craggy tree, native to Texas that brings a wonderful texture to landscape. An extremely durable wood. Stumps were used decades ago for leveling pier-and-beam houses, and are still intact these many years later. The wood has a beautiful amber color that turns a rich golden brown with age. Maple - A light colored American hardwood is chosen by many for the beautiful contrast of letters when laser engraved. This durable wood will bring joy and satisfaction for years. ...read more.

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