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details

  • Durability: Very durable
  • Strength class:
  • Mass volume: 1000-1200 kg/m3
  • Colour: Redbrown to dark yellow
  • Texture: Good natural luster
  • Drying: Drying goes well, with little problems.
  • Hardness: 10400-14600 N Janka
  • Screwing/nailing: Pre-drilling recommended
  • Finishing surface: Good
  • Botanical name: Hymenaea courbaril
  • Family: Leguminosae

DESCRIPTION

Jatoba wood is used for a wide range of applications: interior: e.g. flooring, parquet, stairs, furniture and window framing exterior: e.g. cladding, doors, window framing, constructions and garden furniture.

The heartwood has a pink red to orange red colour, darkening to (dark) red brown. Often with a pattern of small black stripes. The grey brown sapwood is easy to distinguish. The heartwood has a nice lustre. The texture is fine to medium fine.

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MACHINING

Despite the high density, machining goes fairly easy, with a smooth result. The glueing and finishing properties are rather good, despite the closed surface.

ORIGIN AREA

Jatoba wood is available in the Amazon region of Brasil.

BOTANICAL NAME

Hymenaea courbaril

REMAKRS

The large trees have a diameter up to 1 m and can reach up to 40 m. The trunk has a fairly straight shape, which makes it possible to produce larger dimensions.

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