Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Melanoxylon brauna

50 to 82 feet high tree found in the Amazon region and the Southeast of Brazil. Wood usage: construction, flooring, musical instruments, external finishing, tool handles, doweling, etc.

Color Shade: dark

Texture: medium

Grain: straight

Density kg/m³: very heavy 1100

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): ---

Durability: very 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.