Kauri

kauri

Scientific Name: Agathis spp.
Location: New Zealand, Australia, Oceania
Dried Weight: 34lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 730lbf
Crushing Strength: 6,130lbf /in2

 

Kauri has a heartwood which is a pale yellowish white to golden brown color. The grain is straight and it has a fine even texture. The wood gives off a moderate natural lustre. The resin canals are absent. It is rated as non-durable to moderately durable in regards to decay. The wood has a good workability and glues and finishes well.

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