Brazilwood

brazilwood

Scientific Name: Caesalpinia echinata
Location: Brazil
Dried Weight: 61lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 2,800lbf
Crushing Strength: not available

 

The heartwood of Brazilwood is a yellowish orange color and the sapwood is a whitish yellow color. The grain is usually straight and it has a fine even texture. Brazilwood has a good natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Brazilwood is very durable when it comes to decay. It has good workability and responds well to machining and shaping.

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