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DESCRIPTION: Heartwood varies from gray-red to a deep rich red. Grain varies from straight to variable. Its texture is fine & smooth. The wood is lustrous & sometimes has variegated yellow & red stripes. Weight is about 63lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: South America (Venezuela, Peru, Panama, Brazil)
BOTANICAL NAME: Brosimum Rubescens
WORKING PROPERTIES: Works easily with hand & power tools. May need pre-drilling for nailing. Holds screws well; glues, stains & polishes to a very good finish. TIP: Use Gorilla glue or epoxy for best results.
USES: Cabinet making, furniture, decorative inlay, marquetry work, fancy boxes, turning & veneers.
JANKA HARDNESS: 2900