Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Qualea pararensis

33 to 115 feet high tree found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: internal construction, plywood, crates and boxes, furniture parts, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: medium to coarse

Grain: interlocked

Density kg/m³: medium 730

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 1860 (846)

Durability: poor to moderate durability

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.