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DESCRIPTION: Heartwood is olive-brown with lighter or darker streaks. Grain is straight to irregular with a low to medium luster. Very high strength in all categories. Resistant to bending. A very strong, tough, resilient wood. Pre-drilling required for nailing. Holds screws. stains & polishes well. Texture is fine & appears oily.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: South America (Brazil)
BOTANICAL NAME: Tabebuia Serratifolia.
USES: Used for turning, tool handles, archery bows, walking sticks, fishing rods, cabinet work & veneers. It is considered by many to be the best choice for decking material in the world.
JANKA HARDNESS: 3600