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Specific Gravity of Wood

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Specific Gravity of Wood 2018-01-09T04:16:34+00:00

Specific Gravity of Certain Species of Wood

Note: Values are approximate and may vary for some species from different forest regions and different locations, varying with conditions of growth, climate and maturity.

SPECIES

Specific Gravity

SPECIES

 Specific Gravity

Mahogany, rose

0.68

Box, kanuka

0.76

Mesquite

0.80

Brownbarrell

0.68

Maobi

0.80

Butternut

0.42

Mahogany, southern

0.82

Candlebark

0.66

Mahogany, white Aust

0.90

Carabeen, yellow

0.56

Malas

0.70

Cedar, red, eastern

0.50

Maple, Bigleaf

0.48

Cedar, South American

0.48

Maple, Black

0.60

Cherry

0.54

Maranti

0.66

Chestnut, American

0.44

SPECIES

 Specific Gravity

Hemlock, Easter

0.42

Coachwood

0.56

Abura

0.54

Hemlock, western

0.48

Cypress, bald

0.45

Afromosia

0.69

Hickory, pecan

0.66

Dougwood

0.48

Apple

0.72

Holly

0.78

Douglas Fir

0.50

Alder, brown

0.54

Iroko

0.60

Elm, red

0.54

Amberoi

0.34

Ironbark, red

1.00

Ebony

0.98

Ash, alpine

0.60

Ironbark, red broad-leaved

1.00

Fir, Japan

0.40

Ash, American, white

0.60

Ironbark, red, narrow-leaved

0.98

Fir, amabilis

0.40

Ash, Aust.

0.84

Jarrah

0.76

Fir, red

0.40

Ash, European

0.68

Ivorywood

0.78

Fir, novel, USA

0.40

Ash, mountain

0.64

Kamarere, PNG source

0.62

Greenhart

1.00

Ash, silvertop

0.72

Kamarere, Fiji source

0.64

Gum, blue, southern

0.80

Aspen, Canadian

0.44

Kapur

0.68

Gum, blue, Tasmanian

0.76

Balsa

0.16

Karri

0.80

Gum, grey

0.96

Baltic, red

0.46

Kauri, Aust

0.46

Gum, grey, mountain

0.80

Baltic, white

0.40

Kauri, NZ

0.50

Gum, Maiden‘s

0.88

Basswood, American

0.40

Kauri, East India

0.50

Gum, mountain

0.66

Bean, Black, Aust.

0.70

Maple, Canadian

0.66

Gum, American, red

0.92

Beech, American

0.66

Maple, Aust

0.54

Gum, red, river

0.80

Beech, Japan

0.62

Maple, rose

0.64

Gum, rose

0.60

Beech, myrtle

0.62

Maple, sugar

0.66

Gum, shining

0.66

Beech, Wau

0.48

Mararie

0.76

Gum, spotted

0.85

Beech, white

0.50

Marri

0.76

Gum, yellow

0.90

Birch, European

0.64

Matai

0.54

Kempas

0.76

Birch, white

0.60

Meranti, yellow

0.56

Kapur

0.66

Birch, yellow

0.62

Messmate

0.70

Larch

0.54

Blackbutt, western

0.80

Oak, American white

0.70

Lime

0.54

Blackbutt, NE

0.84

Oak, European

0.70

Lodgepole Pine

0.42

Blackwood, Aust.

0.88

Oak, New Guinea

0.60

Locust Black

0.70

Bloodwood, red

0.84

Oak, red, northern

0.63

Magnolia

0.50

Bonewood

0.78

Oak, willow

0.70

Mahogany, American

0.60

Box, brush

0.80

Oak, red, southern

0.56

Mahogany, African

0.56

Box, grey

1.00

Mahogany, red, Aust

0.84

Box, grey, coast

0.98

SPECIES

 Specific Gravity 

SPECIES

Specific Gravity

Sepetir

0.60

Oak, tulip, blush

0.82

Sheoak, river

0.70

Oak, tulip, brown

0.78

Sheoak, rose

0.82

Oak, tulip, red

0.72

Sugi

0.40

Oak, Japan

0.66

Sterculia

0.80

Obeche

0.38

Silkwood, bolly

0.54

Pecan, hickory

0.66

Spruce, sitka

0.44

Peppermint, broad-leaved

0.74

Spruce, western white

0.45

Peppermint, narrow-leaved

0.72

Stringybark, brown

0.80

Purpleheart

0.70

Stringybark, darwin

0.90

Pine, jack

0.44

Stringybark, yellow

0.84

Pine, bunya

0.42

Sycamore, American

0.60

Pine, cypress, white

0.60

Sycamore, satin

0.56

Pine, hoop

0.50

Sycamore, silver

0.56

Pine, pitch, American

0.54

Tallowwood

0.88

Pine, klinki

0.40

Tawa

0.64

Pine, longleaf

0.58

Teak

0.58

Pine, lodgerpole

0.42

Tea Tree

0.68

Pine, maritime

0.58

Totara

0.44

Pine, white, NZ

0.44

Touriga, red

0.66

Pine, parana

0.50

Tuart

0.92

Pine, ponderosa

0.46

Vitex, New Guinea

0.64

Pine, radiata

0.48

Walnut, blush

0.70

Pine, scots/shortleaf

0.52

Walnut, European

0.64

Pine, slash

0.50

Walnut, New Guinea

0.56

Pine, sugar

0.40

Walnut, S. America

0.64

Pine, white, western

0.40

Walnut, America

0.64

Poplar, yellow

0.42

Wollybutt

0.96

Quandong, silver

0.46

Willow, black

0.40

Ramin

0.60

Yellow, poplar

0.42

Redwood, U.S.A

0.42

Yew

0.66

Redwood, European

0.44

Yellow, Cedar

0.50

Rose Wood

0.60

Zaberano

0.70

Sapele

0.60

Zebrawood

0.72

Sassfras

0.60

Satinash, grey

0.66

Satinash, New Guinea

0.68

Satinash, rose

0.66

Satinay

0.76

Scots Pine

0.50