|Brazillian Cherry/Jatoba |
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DESCRIPTION: Heartwood is salmon red to orange-brown marked with dark brown streaks. It has a golden luster. Grain is usually interlocked with a medium to coarse texture.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: South America (Brazil)
BOTANICAL NAME: Hymenaea Courbaril
WORKING PROPERTIES: Moderately difficult to work due to its high density. Nails poorly, but holds screws well. Glues & stains well, but does not take a high polish.
USES: Furniture, cabinetmaking, joinery, turning, tool handles, sporting goods, flooring & wheel rims.
JANKA HARDNESS: 2820