Scientific Name: Pyrus Communis

Other Names: Swiss or European Pear

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: Europe and western Asia

Appearance: Pinkish-brown with little demarcation between heartwood and sapwood.

Characteristics: Extremely straight grain with a very fine and even texture. Glues, machines, stains, and finishes well. Selected logs are sliced for marquetry and decorative face veneers.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.9 Good Excellent 2050 1.97 18300

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