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Persimmon Wood

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DESCRIPTION Persimmon lumber typically includes very wide sapwood, with a small core of heartwood. When freshly cut, sapwood is creamy white and darkens to a yellowish to grayish brown. Heartwood is brown, black, or variegated. Brown to orange brown streaks can sometimes be present. Grain is usually close and straight with a fine and even texture. You can bend persimmon to a moderate radius. However it tends to dry rapidly and can check if dried rapidly.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN

North America

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.
COMMENTS Due to high demand, call for Persimmon lumber availability.

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Janka hardness: 2300
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