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silky oak

Humidor Silky Oak
Trade Names: Silky Oak, Lacewood Country of origin: Australia Occurrence: Grows in the subtropical, mountainous coastal forests of northern Queensland (Australia).Other species related to Silky Oak are Grevillea robusta (Southern Silky Oak) and Ortis excelsa (Eastern Australia). Uses: Exceptionally decorative veneer wood; particularly beautiful surfaces are achieved in quarter sawing by strikingly regularly arranged medullary rays (mirror effect, similar to oak). Also used for interior finishing and parquet production. Character: The wood is characterized by strikingly wide medullary rays, the wood is beautifully mottled and grained and has a silky glossy surface. It is one of the most beautiful and versatile woods in Australia. Special Features: Silky Oak’s resemblance to real oak is due to the pith rays visible depending on the cut surface, and the reddish-brown color of somewhat resembles the coloring of red oak. Like oak, it has a rather coarse texture, but is about a third lighter in weight.

Natural product wood

Wood is a natural product, which can has colour differences and growth-related irregularities. Deviations in structure and colour are a quality feature for real wood. Growth, colour, structure and grain are unique in every tree and make every Gerber Humidor unique! Digital illustrations of the wood samples are always only indicative picture and do not provide a guarantee. Not all woods are available at all times and suitable for every Gerber Humidor. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.