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Material Characteristics

The wood is very smooth and light, yet solid.

Physical & Chemical Properties

The wood takes long to catch fire, but when it does it burns with a relatively small but lasting flame.

Geology & Geography

Pinkwood only grows in the forest of the same name, near the coast in the East.

Origin & Source

Pinkwood comes from the Pinkwood tree.

History & Usage


Ever since it’s discovery Pinkwood has fascinated many. It’s high demand has given numerous people jobs tending the forest and making sure there’s new trees growing. It was when the royal carpenter ordered the material and used it to decorate the entire ballroom people understood just how useful and gorgeous the material is.


People had known about the forest for a long time, but hadn’t ventured into it out of superstition. It took a traveler unfamiliar with the tales and with a knack for carpentry to realize the forest’s potential.

Everyday use

Pinkwood is used to make furniture and wood sculptures. It’s mold-ability makes it perfect for carving fine details, while it’s still strong enough to withstand the pressure furniture is put under.


Trade & Market

You can only buy the raw Pinkwood from the rangers in the forest. They only have limited material each year, so only the more well known carpenters have the funds required. Being a “Pinkwood carpenter” is often seen as an honor.


Entire logs are shipped by horse and chariot, with rope making sure it’s tied down. A small security force usually follows, especially on longer deliveries to ensure the safe arival.

Law & Regulation

The raw material is only allowed to be sold by certified rangers or people in possession of a certificate showing they bought it legally.
Very pleasant, almost sweet smell
No one has yet to try consuming the wood
Slight pink tone against a faily normal light wood yellow.
Common State

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Author's Notes

Hello! And thank you for reading my article!
This was made during the Summer Camp 2018 challenge. I won't be editing any of these to keep them for looking back on. That being said some I'm really not happy with, so I'll most likely put up an edited version at some point. If I do you will be able to find the link on the top of the page

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