Hard wood texture thin and uniform, has a pale color with reddish brown stripes. Occasionally, describes a highly regarded curly figure.
Silver Maple, Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple.
An exquisite black color with some spot light grey or beige, it is a very heavy and very hard wood (sinks in water) of very fine and uniform texture.
Central and Western Africa.
Ebony, Mgiriti, Msindi (Tanzania), Omenowa, Kanran, Nyareti, Kukuo, African Ebony.
Wooden pink to Brown, with reddish tones. Soft medium weight and uniform texture.
Its pleasant aroma is a natural repellent for insects, thanks to this feature, and to its higroscopia. It has been used over centuries for the manufacture of humidors.
Central and South America.
Cigar Cedar, Sour Cedar, Royal Cedar, Red Cedar, Acajou, Cigar box Cedar, Spanish Cedar, American Cedar, Brazilian Mahogany.