Wood Description: Also called Amberwood, Sweet Gum, Red Gum, Satin Walnut, Noyer Satiné and Hazel Pine. Satin Walnut is a fairly soft hardwood species with a very dense structure. It has a short grain and is therefore very suitable for wood carving. The wood species is creamy white in colour, tending to a little pink.
Botanical name: Liquidambar styraciflua
Growth area: Southeastern United States and Central America