|Scientific Name:||Araucaria araucana|
|Location:||Chile & Argentina|
|Janka Hardness:||not available|
|Crushing Strength:||not available|
Monkey Puzzle has a heartwood that is light brown, sometimes with a yellow or red hue. The grain is usually straight and it has a fine to medium uniform texture. The wood gives off a moderate natural lustre. The resin canals are absent.nMonkey Puzzle is rated as non-durable to perishable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and glues, finishes, and turns well.