Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Vochysia spp.

90 to 125 feet high tree found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: crates and boxes, plywood, construction, ship's building, doweling, carpentry, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: coarse

Grain: Straight to interlocked

Density kg/m³: light 515

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 1230 (560)

Durability: poor to moderate durability

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.