Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Hymenolobium spp.

Up to 147 feet high tree found in the Amazon basin. Wood usage: furniture, carpentry, decking, construction, etc.

Color Shade: brown

Texture: coarse

Grain: slightly interlocked

Density kg/m³: medium to heavy 770

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 1720 (781)

Durability: moderate to durable

Preservation: moderately easy

*Janka Hardness is the measure resulting from the pressure over a metal sphere of 0,444 inches in diameter so that it sinks up to half its diameter in the wood. It is thus a measure of the wood's resistance.