Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Aspidosperma desmanthum

82 to 98 feet high tree found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: heavy construction, flooring, furniture, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: medium

Grain: slightly interlocked

Density kg/m³: heavy 950

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 2080 (943)

Durability: very resistant 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.