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List of woods

This is a list of woods, in particular those most commonly used in the timber and lumber trade.

Softwoods (coniferous)

Hardwoods (angiosperms)

Hardwoods (monocotyledons)

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Summit, R. and A. Sliker. 1980. Handbook of Materials Science, Volume IV: Wood. Florida: CRC Press, Inc.
  2. ^ .Distemonanthus benthamianus Wood Technical Fact Sheet. Forest Service. USDA.
  3. ^ spp.Guibourtia Wood Technical Fact Sheet. Forest Service. USDA.
  4. ^ .Carapa guianensis World Agroforestry Centre.
  5. ^ .Diospyros crassiflora Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
  6. ^ a b c d Denham, R. (1999). "Specialty Timbers for the Western Australian Wheatbelt" (PDF). Farmnote 80/99. Department of Agriculture Western Australia. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  7. ^ the editors of Fine woodworking. In the 18th century style: building furniture inspired by the classical tradition. USA: The Taunton Press. pp. 36–43.  
  8. ^ Richter, H. G. and M. J. Dallwitz. 2000 onwards. Brosimum rubescens Taub. Commercial timbers: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. DELTA – DEscription Language for TAxonomy. June 2009.

External links

  • National Hardwood and Lumber Association
  • American Hardwood Information Center
  • American Hardwood Export Council
  • Australian National Association of Forest Industries
  • Canadian Wood Group
  • FSC Lesser Known Tropical Wood Index
  • Database of Wood Species
  • NCSU Inside Wood project
  • by Romeyn B. HoughThe American Woods: exhibited by actual specimens and with copious explanatory textReproduction of
  • Wood HandbookUS Forest Products Laboratory, "Characteristics and Availability of Commercially Important Wood" from the PDF 916K
  • International Wood Collectors Society
  • Xiloteca Manuel Soler (One of the largest private collection of wood samples)
  • African Timber Export Statistics
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