Scientific Name: Platymiscium pinnatum
From Central and South America
Janka Hardness: 2,700 lbf (12,030 N)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood color can be highly variable, ranging from a bright red to a darker reddish or purplish brown, frequently with darker stripes. Sapwood can be almost white
Grain/Texture: Grain is straight to interlocked, with a medium to fine texture. High natural luster.
Rot Resistance: Heartwood is rated as durable to very durable regarding decay resistance, with good resistance to insect attacks as well.
Workability: Overall, good working characteristics for both hand and machine tools, Able to take a very high natural polish. Turns and glues well.
Come in and ask about our natural edge slabs - great for shelves, furniture, table tops, desk tops, mantles or whatever project you can imagine!
4/4 to 10/4" 2 natural Edge Slabs or 4/4" lumber
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