Eucalyptus hails from Australia and is commonly called Lyptus. This species is also cultivated in today in plantations situated in north of Spain, East Africa and South America.
Eucalyptus wood is a very important wood in an economic sense, because of it extremely quick growth when is cultivated in plantations. It is very used for paper production, railroad ties and in ship and vehicle construction.
The varieties extend from the pommele type to the distinct burl. Unlike other burl woods this does not occur through fine branch growth but is a pure growth characteristic of this tree, getting its burly appearance from the wavy course of the grain.
The coloring of the veneer is anywhere from light yellow tones to deep red or purple shades. Its grain is as variable as the color, being straight to ropy with a medium to course and anywhere in between texture. Overall Eucalyptus is good to work with but varies a lot.
New wood look.
Grey tone gets a special mix between an aged or dyed veneer, with a kind of metallic shine that turns this material finishing into a peculiar way of understand wood look.
The stripped veneer changes are more visible as a result of the dying process developed by ourselves, that increase this optic effect, that is why it is often used by designers or architect, getting a different aspect.
With this finishing, you can get an unexpected look to the wood elements included in your designs. Eucalyptus wood, usually recognizable for its clear tone, appears suddenly with a dark a metallic luster that will support with surprise an originality to one of the most classics within materials for furniture and interior paneling.
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