Monkey Puzzle


Scientific Name: Araucaria araucana
Location: Chile & Argentina
Dried Weight: 34lbs/ft3
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.