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Knowledge of wood: the wood characteristics and origin

&Nbsp;   1. rosewood: luxury wood, native to tropical Asia, Brown and purple. Fine solid, known as the "Redwood", later carved and highly polished wax is Jet-Black, very beautiful. For refinement, and more for high-end crafts and practical arts and crafts.
&Nbsp;   2. Ebony: valuable timber. Produced in China's Hainan Province, the texture is solid, black lines, commonly known as black grain wood. True or false, water down is true, the water does not go down is false. Suitable for exquisite high-end crafts.
&Nbsp;   3. sandalwood: rare imported wood, native to Southeast Asia, sallow, tough, close-grained texture, excellent flavor, suitable for carving various high-end crafts.
&Nbsp;   4. rosewood: valuable timber. Is China's Hainan Island specialty, sapwood pale, slightly loose quality, forest red brown color, hardness, texture and delicate, suitable for carving various high-end crafts and traditional carved furniture.
&Nbsp;   5. teak: valuable timber. Native to Southeast Asia and South China regions, hard, durable wood, the structure slightly, gray has two kinds of waves with straight texture, not easily deformed, highly esthetic, but carving requires high skills. Due to the large teak path are all very grateful, can produce large wood carving.
&Nbsp;   6. Phoebe: rare wood, native to South, fine texture, soft, Brown and green, with a wavy grain gold luster, known as "gold-NaN". Suitable for carving simple generalization and antique pieces, ancient beauty.
&Nbsp;   7. Cedar: produced in China's Yangtze River Valley and the Yangtze River. Yellowish to long dark yellow-brown color. Fine texture, firm, straight but slightly rough and brittle, suitable for carving large rough work.
&Nbsp;   8. lauan and produced in Southeast Asia. Bai Liuan and Red lauan. Bai Liuan bracing collars coarse structure, texture, ease of drying and processing red structure texture above, radial section pattern beautiful, but drying and processing more difficult, both are suitable for engraving simple and abstract works.
&Nbsp;   9. Linden wood produced in the northern part of our country, and Ginkgo wood similar to color yellowish white (also known as white), soft material with fine, uniform texture and straight, silky lustre, easily carved. There is no deformation cracking features, but do not knock the wear resistance. For refinement, and more for all kinds of relief wall and ordinary crafts.
&Nbsp;   10. camphor wood produced in southern China, especially Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hunan, Sichuan and Guangxi provinces. Flavor is fragrant, yellow to grayish-brown, red-brown color. Materials, and strong durability. Textured cross clear, luster and beauty. Since ancient times, as the wood carving industry very good material, and more for antique wood carving and furniture wood, not insects.
&Nbsp;   11. Birch: produced in China's northern region, Huang Bailve Brown, fine uniform texture of pure, beautiful spot. Hard materials with fine light weight easy to crack, suitable for carving small works and practical crafts.
&Nbsp;   12. Mountain Aspen: produced in China's Yangtze River, grow less fine-grained. Wood soft, century-old timber. Used for making screen-screen hang such as carving.
&Nbsp;   13. ash: similar to Fraxinus, native to Northeast China, hard materials, texture and straight, wood-grain appearance. Parallel strips of the diameter of the cross section is a beautiful pattern, semi-tangential section obviously changeable Ribbon wreath. Wood warping deformation and only suitable for carving simple summary or larger abstract works of sculpture, with a special wood is good fun
&Nbsp;   14. pine: produced in China's Northeast, South of the Yangtze River provinces and Taiwan. Pine-larch, pine, Pinus massoniana lamb. Micro-red pine for the Tan; Masson's slightly red dark brown; larch colored yellow and brown slightly. Pine growth rings boundaries clear, resin canals, and extensive wood beautiful, strong decorative taste, but not easy to process, only suitable for carving simple summary, abstract works. To play coloring resin strips for special treatment, such as contrasting colors to enhance their decorative wood
&Nbsp;   15. boxwood: valuable timber produced in South China, is a yellow hardwood, ivory ... Resilient material with fine, uniform texture and later carved and highly polished wax is extremely beautiful, most suitable for the small sculpture carved figures.
&Nbsp;   16. Ginkgo wood: also known as the white tree, is also making wood carvings of superior materials, produced in China's South. Timber is pale yellow, texture soft, dense, yellow poplar wood appearance, deformation, long more deep, suitable for relief and General sculpture. But for its medicinal properties, is a State-protected plants, currently used for carving materials are rare.

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