Scientific Name: Cedrelinga catenaeformis
Location: Tropical South America
Dried Weight: 35lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 950lbf
Crushing Strength: 5,950lbf /in2


Tornillo has a heartwood that is light to golden brown in color. The grain is straight to slightly interlocked and it has a coarse uniform texture. The wood gives off a moderate natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Tornillo is rated as moderately durable wood in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.