This timber grows in the south-eastern United States, reaching a height of 30 m. It has reddish to brown-coloured heartwood bordered by creamy white sapwood. Red gum can be beautifully finished to a high polish. Logs with red and highly figured heartwood are especially prized. The veneer in its smoked version ranges in colour from mysterious dark till a subtle nuance of blond.
Attracting: The Knife Board (KB)2 is a freestanding and ergonomically shaped board that has an invisible magnet inside its core. The finely crafted piece is handsomely finished with veneer in smoked Red Gum.