The Musterkiste Samples Collection "wood species"
contains 26 samples of natural European wood species.
Alder, ash, beech, birch, cherry, European
chestnut, common hornbeam, Douglas-fir, elm, false acacia, horse chestnut,
larch, lime, maple, pear, pine, European plane, plum tree, poplar, oak,
silver fir, spruce, yew, walnut, Weymouth pine, wild service tree.
samples are 74 x 105 x 18 mm in size, each with a label in English and
German. The woods are untreated to retain their natural impression:
temperature, hardness, weight and aroma. They are presented in a solid box
made from maple wood (size 18.5 x 27.5 x 8.5 cm).
An accompanying booklet provides details about the
trees? origins and the properties and application areas of their wood. The
samples collection is coupled with an online database of wood materials
and their usage and provides links to further information sources. The
samples collection provides both competent information for professionals
as well as a sound basis for education and training measures.