Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Brosimum paraense

Its tree is found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: furniture, flooring, doweling, cutlery, etc

Color Shade: dark

Texture: medium

Grain: interlocked

Density kg/m³: heavy 1060

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 2790 (1268)

Durability: Very durable

Preservation: Very 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.