Timborana

timborana

Scientific Name: Piptadenia spp.
Location: Central America and Brazil
Dried Weight: 49lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,550lbf
Crushing Strength: 10,300lbf /in2

 

Timborana has a heartwood with a golden to reddish brown color. The sapwood is a lighter brown color. The grain is interlocked, and/or wavy and it has a coarse even texture. The end grain is diffuse-porous. It is rated as durable to moderately durable in regards to decay. The wood has a high blunting effect and it glues and finishes well.

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