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JUNIPER, ALLIGATOR

Juniperus deppeana

Juniperus deppeana (syn Juniperus pachyphlaea) of the family Ephedraceae. A small to medium sized tree native to the American Southwest and down into Mexico.

my samples:


both sides of a sample plank of alligator juniper / Juniperus deppeana --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of alligator juniper / Juniperus deppeana --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site. The labeled side is heartwood and the unlabeled side is sapwood.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of alligator juniper / Juniperus deppeana --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above



The Wood Book pics


flat cut, quartersawn, end grain
alligator juniper (Juniperus pachyphloea, also listed as thick bark juniper) from The Wood Book --- both levels of enlargement are available for each of the 3 views

web pics:


slabs


planks listed as alligator juniper / Juniperus deppeana


plank with a color that I find VERY unlikely


burl


rustic furniture


benches


table tops


russtic boxes


platter


vase


bowls


alligator juniper bowls turned and photographed by Tom Pleatman, whom I thank for these pics and other contributions to the site. Big enlargements are present.