Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Virola duckei

80 to 115 feet high tree found from the Amazon region to the Northeast of Brazil. Wood usage: plywood, paneling, skirting, furniture parts, matches, crates and boxes, carpentry, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: medium

Grain: straight

Density kg/m³: light 533

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 839 (380)

Durability: moderately durable

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.