|Scientific Name:||Cinnamomum camphora|
|Crushing Strength:||5,820lbf /in2|
Camphor is highly variable in color, it is dependent on species, but it is generally a light brown color. The sap wood is paler than the heartwood. The grain is straight, interlocked, and/or wavy. The wood has a uniform medium texture and gives off a high natural lustre with a slight greasy feeling. The end grain is semi-ring-porous or diffuse-porous. The moderate density of Camphor makes it easy to shape and machine. The wood itself glues and finishes well.