|Scientific Name:||Pyrus communis|
|Location:||Central and Eastern Europe|
|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.