Scientific Name: Pyrus communis
Location: Central and Eastern Europe
Dried Weight: 43lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,660lbf
Crushing Strength: 6,400lbf /in2


Pear has a heartwood with a pale pink or light reddish brown color. The grain is usually straight and it has a very fine uniform texture. The end grain is diffuse-porous. The wood is rated as non-durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.