Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Cedrelinga catenaeformis

82 to 115 feet high tree found throughout the country, except in Brazil's central and dry region. Wood usage: interior and exterior products, carpentry, boxes and crates, paneling and plywood, furniture, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: coarse

Grain: straight to interlocked

Density kg/m³: light 520

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 890 (404)

Durability: moderately resistant

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.