Species Name: Liquidambar Styraciflua
Other Names: Figured Red Gum, Sweet Gum
Source: S.E USA
Color: Heartwood is a dull pinkish-brown, with dark streaks; Sapwood is creamy- white
Pattern: Irregular grain; fine textured
Characteristics: Moderately heavy, moderately hard, not exceedingly hard.
Uses: Furniture, turnings, cabinetwork, decorative and commercial veneer.
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