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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 3 Measured lightness L* and hue/saturation (a*, b*) in L* a* b* color space

From: Color measurements according to three sections of wood

Serial numbers End grainEdge grainBark sidePith side
L*a*b*L*a*b*L*a*b*L*a*b*
1Conifers56.7010.2123.3968.179.3331.4467.0610.2035.6065.0712.0232.12
276.955.5030.2280.623.9634.9080.124.3634.9079.494.6535.31
364.766.8923.9871.546.8532.1275.323.2728.1867.957.8432.65
464.268.0623.9174.086.9729.6773.127.3530.7875.306.8827.92
571.306.6222.8478.773.9223.3672.176.6025.0274.285.7128.47
656.7513.3326.6171.409.0726.2864.4313.2228.6769.379.7928.84
766.057.3020.8673.688.1228.4969.419.6930.8870.8210.0828.84
866.325.5519.9077.683.9925.3678.632.9525.0677.463.6726.96
958.709.4625.5272.636.1326.1174.493.4825.1460.4114.4723.78
1069.907.8127.2481.213.0626.4883.752.0726.9976.445.3828.54
1165.867.6925.1278.682.9826.0277.053.2728.8075.803.3628.40
1271.104.3323.8382.111.6422.3277.252.4522.2576.333.2024.08
1349.988.8917.4060.9611.2725.8357.9813.1927.8862.0910.4826.17
1457.144.4618.6569.175.3232.5871.074.7531.0472.165.5329.17
1573.606.1223.8580.734.2030.2678.294.1232.6581.722.3931.00
1667.095.5221.4081.092.1126.1378.621.7729.7675.045.4227.79
1749.566.1217.6659.428.8528.6163.968.8128.3563.588.2328.01
1848.455.4219.1850.777.0422.4845.717.5321.3144.787.5721.09
1955.5111.7223.3969.7110.9929.5672.778.9828.4272.268.9730.95
2057.429.4023.2372.688.4834.1770.147.9534.6970.159.4334.64
2150.1412.9022.4868.739.0930.1669.548.8728.5969.068.2326.43
2257.5010.8224.7275.184.1632.2078.783.0531.3572.454.9531.67
2363.286.5820.3871.706.8525.6373.836.0627.5470.867.1528.81
2448.378.0917.7860.1213.2827.7655.4112.0023.8065.3111.3828.15
2547.029.0118.4356.9712.0026.7260.4510.8028.8254.2010.6127.11
2667.269.7830.4478.625.1832.4676.635.4633.5177.625.8434.06
2753.4312.7218.5467.1412.3822.0965.6512.7426.4165.2812.7324.63
2865.2210.4125.3579.703.8524.6378.903.6227.8278.283.9829.43
2961.4211.6824.1877.116.5625.9771.778.2030.2477.656.5027.36
3050.056.1314.7166.667.6227.9664.856.7028.8764.597.2027.96
31Broadleaf trees47.7711.8822.4462.029.3728.3371.475.3826.2366.719.8027.72
3255.139.2423.5461.919.2925.4759.1111.2426.6962.768.7325.39
3364.243.9017.1274.622.3020.7170.563.8819.8074.093.0520.50
3449.168.2719.4868.055.3520.5165.976.5522.8468.805.4621.20
3558.4211.9026.0770.997.9825.5568.149.4227.3968.199.5027.35
3678.393.7220.4989.72-1.4319.8783.65-0.5223.3586.67-1.3222.04
3761.087.3918.8876.993.5922.5881.792.3422.8978.933.8921.73
3854.756.5221.1563.195.5725.1167.654.8624.4662.135.6526.24
3949.979.7222.2767.477.2225.0262.698.4825.3265.837.3326.14
4061.724.9420.5974.673.2423.4374.582.9423.9275.242.6023.61
4142.632.3214.7956.873.2621.4853.934.0720.3549.353.4521.36
4250.4110.1326.1969.416.3727.4263.147.6028.0469.036.6826.40
4349.677.3716.4166.427.5920.9161.838.4624.9564.367.2325.02
4459.417.8123.2371.326.7428.2469.035.4525.4071.605.1727.56
4567.085.7220.8576.123.6921.8874.524.1124.3178.312.4324.00
4673.453.3824.0983.491.3718.1883.050.3317.5581.461.0618.43
4756.398.3924.0874.744.3124.6378.922.5928.4972.094.6725.12
4839.415.4716.4847.106.9622.4748.976.4924.0645.677.2122.71
4972.347.5531.0284.24-0.8221.3781.830.5028.0187.24-1.2123.91
5055.778.4420.2865.278.1226.3967.638.1224.5765.748.1023.87
5150.677.1220.2162.896.5026.0165.406.3424.4461.796.9225.26
5262.259.4026.8070.547.2831.4572.095.3730.7172.595.2532.20
5359.6711.0026.0976.344.9223.3077.724.9925.6076.625.5724.64
5442.456.3716.2158.778.9927.9153.859.1826.2253.228.3023.28
5555.6610.1119.9273.518.3722.4874.725.6917.3870.469.3225.53
5662.508.8827.2779.753.5025.1075.273.4727.7373.703.9526.37
5740.3012.5620.9452.9715.0625.1549.4015.1127.6547.5415.3826.53
5849.1513.7622.9077.896.5323.9374.328.4027.0869.358.3629.68
5963.227.2325.8172.346.5231.3772.206.5331.6365.648.2128.19
6047.6211.8519.4660.8613.8628.5356.1714.8129.7259.5514.3127.09
  1. The serial numbers are the same as in Table 1