Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Bagassa guianensis

50 to 100 feet high tree found in the Amazon region. Wood usage: construction, ship's building, flooring, carpentry, decorative paneling, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: medium to coarse

Grain: interlocked

Density kg/m³: medium a heavy (795)

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 2220 (1007)

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.