Yellowheart

yellowheart

Scientific Name: Euxylophora paraensis
Location: Brazil
Dried Weight: 52lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,790lbf
Crushing Strength: 10,080lbf /in2

 

Yellowheart has a heartwood with a pale to golden yellow color, which will darken slightly with age. The sapwood is a pale yellow/white color. The grain is straight and it has a fine uniform texture. The wood has a naturally high lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Yellowheart is rated as moderately durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with even though it has a moderate blunting effect. It glues and finishes well,

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