Wood of the day #29: Katsura
- Common name(s): Katsura, カツラ, 桂
- Botanical name: Cercidiphyllum japonicum
- Synonymous: Cercidiphyllum japonicum var. sinense
- Distribution: China and Japan
- Description: The wood is pale yellow to creamy white with darker yellow-brownish stripes. May contain some greenish streaks. The texture is smooth and its straight grained.
- Sampled by: My woodworking teacher.
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