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Suar Wood

Is known as Samanea saman, also sometimes known as the rain tree, is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, now in the Mimosoid clade and is native to the Central and South America. This assortment of wood is to a great degree well known in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and other Southeast Asian nations. Known for its sturdiness and moderateness suar wood is frequently used to make tables, seats, chests, reflect outlines and so forth.

The following is an example of the Kaliuda Gallery finishing color in Suar wood.

Teak Wood

Teak is known as Tectona grandis is a tropical hardwood tree species placed in the flowering plant family Lamiaceae with specify:

  • Heartwood is yellowish. It darkens as it ages. Sometimes there are dark patches on it. There is a leather-like scent in newly cut wood.
  • Sapwood is whitish to pale yellowish brown. It can easily separate from heartwood.
  • Wood texture is hard and ring porous.
  • Density varies according to moisture content: at 15% moisture content it is 660 kg/m3

Most of the furniture in Kaliuda Gallery uses material from teak wood. Here is an example of finishing various colors in teak wood:

Old Pine Wood

Guazuma ulmifolia, commonly known as West Indian elm or bay cedar, is a medium-sized tree normally found in pastures and disturbed forests. Utilized for posts, interior carpentry, light construction, boxes, crates, shoe horns, tool handles, and charcoal. The wood is found to be very unproblematic to work with. The sapwood has a color of brown (light) and the heartwood is pink to brown.

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