Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Mezilaurus Itauba

65 to 130 feet high tree found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: construction, ship's building, bridges, decking, flooring, furniture, etc.

Color Shade: brown

Texture: fine to medium

Grain: straight to interlocked

Density kg/m³: heavy (855)

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 1832 (831)

Durability: very resistant

Preservation: difficult

*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.