Macadamia Nut

macadamia

Scientific Name: Macadamia spp.
Location: Eastern Australia
Dried Weight: 44lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 2,300lbf
Crushing Strength: not available

 

Macadamia has a heartwood that ranges from pale pink to a darker reddish brown and it exhibits a lacewood like effect when quarters awns the color will darken with age. The wood has a fairly coarse texture and it has an end grain which is diffuse-porous. Macadamia is difficult to work with and difficult to dry. It glues, turns and finishes well.

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