Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Manilkara huberi

100 to 165 feet high tree found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: construction, ship's building, decks, flooring, stairways, furniture parts, doweling, etc.

Color Shade: red

Texture: fine

Grain: Straight

Density kg/m³: very heavy 1100

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 2890 (1192)

Durability: very durable

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.