Origin: Sycamore trees are located throughout most of the eastern half of the United States.
Color: This species has a white to light tan sapwood, while the heartwood is a darker reddish brown. Sycamore usually has a fine and even texture that is similiar to maple. It can have ray flake figure when quartersawn.
Janka Hardness: 770 (medium-soft). It is similiar in hardness to Mahogany.
Decay and Weather Resistance: It is rated as a non-durable wood and will decay when in contact with the ground.
Workability: Sycamore is easy to work with both hand and machine tools. It can be a little troublesome in surfacing and machine operations due to an interlocking grain. This wood turns, glues and finishes well.
Uses: This wood is largely used in making furniture, interior finishes of houses, butcher blocks, and flooring.
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