Wood of the day #29: Katsura

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Blog entry by CreekOne posted 02-03-2015 12:24 PM 1293 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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  • Common name(s): Katsura, カツラ, 桂
  • Botanical name: Cercidiphyllum japonicum
  • Synonymous: Cercidiphyllum japonicum var. sinense
  • Distribution: China and Japan
  • Description: The wood is pale yellow to creamy white with darker yellow-brownish stripes. May contain some greenish streaks. The texture is smooth and its straight grained.
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  • Sampled by: My woodworking teacher.

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