Red Oak under a microscope!
It almost looks like Spongeob!
Red Oak, is a really porous species of wood. You can grab a piece of Oak and place it in a cup with a little bit of water and dish soap and blow bubbles with it! Its like having a 100 straws tied together, you cannot do this with White Oak.
Ipe (National symbol of Brazil ) Is one of the most hardest woods in the world! It is also known to have medicinal properties. A tea brewed from the bark of the Ipe Tree works as a cough expectorant for the flu and cold. It is also said to treat illnesses such as leukemia, allergies, and as well as diabetes.