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    Basically, timber or Lumber is a wood or firewood of growing trees. Any wood capable of yielding a minimum dimensional size can be termed as a timber or lumber.



    The grain of the wood can vary from straight to slightly wavy, which may sometimes appear to be slightly interlocking. If you cut the wood and leave it exposed to air and light, it may darken with age.
    Its average weight is approximately 430kg/m3 when dry.
    It is mainly used for furniture making, decking components, kayaks and boat making, and plywood.


    The tropical species Padouk has a characteristic bright red color, which however turns gray very quickly. It is a very durable wood, which does not require any preservative treatment: it is therefore an economical and ecological material.It can be used without treatment in marine or brackish water but only in temperate and cold environments.
    Its average weight is approximately 800kg/m3 when dry.
    It is suitable for hydraulic works, including in maritime environment, exterior joinery, shipbuilding, but is also used in interior joinery, cabinet making, and for miscellaneous uses

    Red Wood Pine

    Almost all species of pine are close to each other. They slightly differ in properties of color, hardness, workability, and rot resistance. They are used based on their properties.

    Pine Wood is known for its availability, durability, workability as well as great appearance. Its sapwood is yellowish-white to reddish-white, the heartwood is reddish-brown in color.
    Its average weight is approximately 510kg/m3 when dry.
    It is mainly used for furniture making, window frames, paneling, flooring, and roofing.


    Sapele Wood has many characteristics that resemble Mahogany, most notably in the color of its heartwood (golden to dark reddish brown, darkens with age if not treated with finishing oils that will prevent oxidation), grain patterns, and internal characteristics that make it very durable. It has a uniform and very fine texture, which can take great natural luster.
    Its average weight is approximately 640kg/m3 when dry.
    Sapele could be used for fine furniture, cabinetry, doors and windows, musical instruments, architectural Millwork, turned objects, boatbuilding, various outdoor construction, indoor construction elements (beams), countertops, flooring, paneling, veneer, and various specialty items.

    Southern Yellow pine

    Southern yellow pine wood is one of the principal sources of softwood products in the United States. Not only is it strong, stiff, and dense, but it also has the ability to hold nails and other fasteners particularly well, which makes it a great choice for residential and commercial construction.
    Its average weight is approximately 420kg/m3 when dry.
    It is mainly used for: ground contact, outdoor furniture, flooring, fencing, as well as construction of bridges.


    The most known is the Burmese Teak, it is an incredible timber and is one of the most sought after because of its immense durability. The lifespan of teak wood is unrivalled and long enough to mean that treatment has no effect. The timber is suitable for outdoor use as well indoor environments with high moisture content like kitchens and bathrooms.

    Its average weight is approximately 740kg/m3 when dry.



    Wedge wood is an exotic lumber species that is harvested from the Central and West African tree called Millettia Laurentii. The price of Wenge has been rising in the recent years due to increase in unavailability. Since it is highly resistant to scratching and abrasion and the ability to take a very high polish and smoothness, it is preferred wood for flooring blocks or strips, construction, and exterior use.

    Its average weight is approximately 880kg/m3 when dry.


    Western Red Cedar

    Western Red Cedar delivers beauty, rich color, and exceptional building properties. It is dimensionally stable, lightweight, strong, and versatile. Properly finished and maintained, it ages gracefully and lasts for years. It is also the environmental choice—it’s a renewable resource, and Western Red Cedar’s natural oils act as a preservative protecting against decay and insects, so harmful chemical treatment is not needed.
    Its average weight is approximately 390kg/m3 when dry.
    Western red-cedar wood is used for house siding, walls & roofing, fencing, furniture and musical instruments. These trees are also used as hedges for gardens

    White Wood Spruce

    Spruce wood is used both as a construction material and to generate energy. It is commercially available in round logs, as veneer and in the form of glued structural elements. Due to its good workability and high availability, it is the most widely used construction timber in Europe. It is used, among other things, for roof structures and also in bridge construction and industry. Spruce is also the material of choice for interior design: from built-in furniture to ceiling tiles to saunas; there are many things that make a cosy interior made of spruce wood.  Despite its low resistance to weathering, it is also used outdoors: fences, window frames and doors.

    Its average weight is approximately 450kg/m3 when dry.

    Spruce wood is indispensable in industry: pallets, wood-based materials and paper are largely made from domestic spruce. It is not only of interest as a mass-produced product but, grown uniformly and without knots, is also appreciated internationally in instrument construction.


    The sapwood is whitish, the heartwood golden and with numerous brown streaks. The result is similar to the skin of a zebra, hence its name. Sapwood is rarely marketed. The price of zebrawood is high. It is mainly due to its scarcity. Although it is not yet a wood at risk, it is classified as vulnerable, as its population has been reduced.

    Its average weight is approximately 800kg/m3 when dry.

    Its main uses are for quality furniture and / or joinery, natural wood veneers (is its main use today), floors, coatings and interior carpentry, handle of tools and utensils: canes, pens … Since they are in fashion, wooden glasses are also one of the preferred woods for this use, as well as boats.