Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Euxylophora paraensis

Up to 140 feet high tree found in the Tocantins river basin, and lower Amazon River. Wood usage: flooring, furniture, ship's building, paneling, doweling, furniture, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: fine

Grain: straight to interlocked

Density kg/m³: heavy 810

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

Durability: 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.