5/4 Persimmon Lumber
5/4 Persimmon Lumber
|DESCRIPTION||Persimmon lumber typically includes very wide sapwood, with a small core of black heartwood. When freshly cut, sapwood is creamy white and darkens to a creamy grayish brown. The heartwood is brown to black, or variegated black brown and creamy pale colors. Persimmon is a true ebony related to the prestigious Macassar and African black ebony. We have our persimmon sorted into two categories a "black heart" and regular persimmon. The black heart persimmon has a large portion of heartwood displaying awesome contrast similar to the south east Asian black and white ebony.|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Diospyros virginiana|
|OTHER NAMES||American ebony, Common persimmon, Bara-bara, Boa-wood, Butterwood, Cylil date plum, Possum wood, Virginia date palm, White ebony|
|MECHANICAL PROPERTIES||Persimmon lumber is extremely hard, dense, & resistant to wear. It is elastic enough to be used for golf clubs. High crushing and bending strength with medium stiffness.|
|BENDING STRENGTH||18,600 psi|
|WORKING PROPERTIES||Persimmon wood can be turned with sharp hand tools. Has a moderate blunting effect on cutting edges. A smooth finish can be obtained with a reduced cutting angle when machine planing. Pre-boring is required for both screwing and nailing. Gluing can be difficult.|
|USES||Persimmon wood uses include golf clubs, drum sticks, musical instruments, tool handles, turnery, flooring, furniture, and veneers.|
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