Blue Mahoe

blue-mahoe

Scientific Name: Talipariti elatum
Location: Cuba & Jamaica
Dried Weight: 47lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,400lbf
Crushing Strength: not available

 

Blue Mahoe has a heartwood that is usually grayish or olive brown. The sapwood is a pale yellow color. The grain is usually straight and it has a fine to medium texture. The wood gives a low natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Blue Mahoe is moderately to very moderately durable when it comes to decay. The wood is easy to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.

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