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CAPE BEECH


Rapanea melanophloeos

Rapanea melanophloeos of the family Myrsinaceae. This wood is not in any way related to what is normally called beech in the USA, it is a South African wood and seems to look a little like silky oak. I've never seen it myself.

my samples:
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting ("soft white" at 2700K)
colors will vary under other lighting conditions

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web pics:


planks


pen blank


bowl blanks


turkey call


chair


bowl


spalted bowls