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The wood of Machaerium Whitfordii

by Miller, Robert B.

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legumes

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    Other titlesBulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club.
    SeriesContribution from the Yale School of Forestry -- no. 9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 73-79.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26368851M
    OCLC/WorldCa47059400

    The pre-eminent rosewood appreciated in the Western world is the wood of Dalbergia nigra. It is best known as "Brazilian rosewood", but also as "Bahia rosewood". This wood has a strong, sweet smell, which persists for many years, explaining the name g: Machaerium Whitfordii. Abstract. The causes of several cases of dermatitis at three furniture factories have been investigated. At two factories the trouble was traced to the wood of Khaya anthotheca, one of the species which comprise African mahogany. At the other factory the wood of Machaerium scleroxylon, a timber of similar appearance to Rio rosewood, was implicated. The relationship was established in each case Cited by:

    wood also should be porous so it will first absorb, then release moisture evenly, while remaining dimensionally stable. The wood will reach 70% moisture content on the inside, while the humidity on the out-side could be as low as 20%. For many woods, this is a recipe for severe cupping. Spanish cedar is the traditional and best choice for a Missing: Machaerium Whitfordii. Wood is also a major source of the world’s fuel. The global consumption of wood reached a maximum in the s; since then, this level of use has been maintained or may even be decreasing. However, the number of species offered has diminished remarkably. The largest timber resources are in the Amazon basin, Central Africa and Southeast g: Machaerium Whitfordii.

      The grain varies from straight to irregular and the wood is oily to the touch. Often used for the curving sides of guitars, Bolivian Rosewood steam bends nicely and will take an exceptional finish. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of /5(36). IF rosewood has a romantic sound it deserves it. The wood, now cutting a swath in the modern furniture field, comes from Jacaranda. or Machaerium trees, both of which drip with flowers shaped like.


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The wood of Machaerium Whitfordii by Miller, Robert B. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wood of Machaerium Whitfordii is an article from Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Volume View more articles from Bulletin of the Torrey Skip. The wood of Machaerium Whitfordii* ROBERT B.

MILLER (WITH EIGHT TEXT FIGURES) MATERIAL The specimen of wood described in this paper is from the type tree of a recently described species of Machaerium, known as Machaerium Whitfordii Macbride, and is No. in the collections of the Yale School of Forestry. It was collected in the forest.

The Wood for the Trees is the joyful, lyrical portrait of what he found there. With one chapter for each month, we move through the seasons: tree felling in January, moth hunting in June, finding golden mushrooms in September/5(24).

The title of this book could not be more explicit or apt. With 40 actual wood specimens in popular use, descriptions of grain, color and texture, how to identify trees by their leaves, fruit, and bark, and much more, this is a small encyclopedia for woodworkers, carpenters, hobbyists, dealers, architects, craftsmen, nature lovers, Cited by: 2.

The wood of Machaerium vestitum contains the previously described O-acetyloleanolic aldehyde, formononetin, (+)-medicarpin, and (−)-mucronulatol, besi Cited by: Over woods covered. Over full-page wood profiles. Over half-page wood profiles. Data on over related species. * Shipping currently not available to Canada or Australia.

WOOD SPECIES COVERED IN THE BOOK. Full-page profile. Half-page profile. Mechanical data listed. #N#European Silver Fir (Abies alba)Missing: Machaerium Whitfordii. Santos Rosewood, of the species Machaerium scleroxylon, was introduced to the market as a substitute for Rio Rosewood.

While not a true rosewood of the genus Dalbergia, the wood offers users the look of the endangered species, although not necessarily all of its properties. Willa of the Wood is a sweet and fun middle grade children's book.

It tells the story of Willa, a thief for the Faeran clan. One night whilst out thieving, she is discovered by /5. Griffin Exotic Wood Site Map--Quick access to all pages on the site.

Note that blanks may vary in size up to 1/8" from the stated size. Be sure to order a rough size at least 1/4" larger than your finished g: Machaerium Whitfordii. Comments: Pau Ferro is a wood of many names, and is sometimes called Morado: and because the wood is so similar in appearance and working properties to rosewood, it is also sometimes referred to as Bolivian or Santos Rosewood.

The wood has been used in various capacities as a substitute for the endangered Brazilian Rosewood. Although the wood Missing: Machaerium Whitfordii. Cedrela odorata is the most commercially important and widely distributed species in the genus Cedrela. Known as Spanish cedar in English commerce, the aromatic wood is in high demand in the American tropics because it is naturally termite- and rot-resistant.

An attractive, moderately lightweight wood (specific gravity ), its primary use is Family: Meliaceae. PDF | On Feb 1,H H Ibsen and others published [Occupational contact dermatitis caused by the wood of Machaerium scleroxylum (Pao ferro)] | Find, read and cite all the research you need on.

From a distance, when they are in bloom, the misty lavendar lace of their leaves is magical. I've opened one of the logs. The wood is a pale cream color with some pink shades with a very fine, sharply defined grain which is irridescent when I plane the surface.

Almost like a blond mahogany. The wood of Machaerium mucronulatum contains, in addition to chalcones and isoflavonoids, the cinnamylphenols mucronustyrene[E(4-hydroxy-2,3-dimethoxybenzyl)phenylethylene], mucronulastyrene[Z(4-hydroxy-2,3-dimethoxybenzyl)phenylethylene] and villostyrene [Z-I-(4-hydroxy-2,3-dimethoxybenzyl)(2-methoxyphenyl)vonoids and villostyrene were also Cited by: Natural resistance and colour alteration of wood Machaerium scleroxylon Tul.

Subjected to Wood-destroying fungi Article (PDF Available) in Scientia Forestalis/Forest Sciences 38(87)   Mistwood book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Shifter is an immortal creature bound by an ancient spell to protect /5.

Jacaranda cabinet wood is a rosewood from the tree species Dalbergia nigra, also of the pea family. Other articles where Machaerium is discussed: jacaranda: tree species of the genus Machaerium of the pea family (Fabaceae), from which some of the commercial rosewoods are obtained.

Walter Whitford (c. – ) was a seventeenth-century Scottish minister, prelate and graduating from the University of Glasgow inhe began a career in the Church of Scotland taking a variety of posts until being appointed Bishop of Brechin in As a bishop, Whitford was already mistrusted by hardline Presbyterians, and he made himself more unpopular by backing Church: Church of Scotland.

Machaerium is a genus of legume in the family Fabaceae, and was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Dalbergia clade of the Dalbergieae.

[1] [2] It contains the following species: [3] [4] Machaerium aculeatum RaddiFamily: Fabaceae. A rosewood by another name, pau ferro, also known as santos rosewood or Bolivian rosewood, is a beautiful wood.

From the Machaerium species, it has stepped in as a substitute for the traditional rosewoods (Dalbergia) when that species became endangered. Its. The wood has been used in various capacities as a substitute for the endangered Brazilian Rosewood.

Although the wood is not technically in the Dalbergia genus, it’s in a closely-related genus (Machaerium), and contains the same sensitizing compounds found in rosewoods—about as close to a true rosewood as a wood can get without actually being a Dalbergia species.The causes of several cases of dermatitis at three furniture factories have been investigated.

At two factories the trouble was traced to the wood of Khaya anthotheca, one of the species which comprise African mahogany. At the other factory the wood of Machaerium scleroxylon, a timber of similar appearance to Rio rosewood, was implicated. The relationship was established in each case by patch Cited by: Description: The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society (until The Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club), the oldest botanical journal in the Americas, has as its primary goal the dissemination of scientific knowledge about plants (in the broad sense of both plants and fungi).It publishes basic research in all areas of plant biology except horticulture, with emphasis on research done in.