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Wood of the day #31: European Yew

02-03-2015 12:43 PM by CreekOne | 0 comments »

Common name(s): European Yew, English Yew, Common Yew, Yew Botanical name: Taxus baccata Synonymous: __ Distribution: Europe, Southwest Asia Description: Like a Pine or Juniper, the sapwood is pale yellow to creamy with darker yellow-brownish stripes and the heartwood is darker reddish-pink with darker stripes. The texture is smooth and the woods has a nice lustre and a slight sent. its quite knotty and its hard to fine perfect, straight wood. Fun facts: This is the ...

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