Brazilian Walnut

Brazilian Walnut (also knwon as IPE [pronounced EE-pay])

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Light rose-brown to yellowish-brown heartwood turning dark red when exposed to sunlight, very distinct from the outer layers, which are lighter in color. Light graining, average texture, moderate brilliance, no aroma and slightly sour taste.

Brazilian Walnut Sample
DENSITY: Heavy wood, with a density at 12% moisture content, of 1,050 kg/m3 and green density of 1,300 kg/m3.

DRYING: Easily air-dried. When well stacked, dries quickly and free of defects.

WORKABILITY: Average planning resistance, easy to sand and excellent for turning and drilling. Good finish.

DURABILITY: Very durable, high resistant to insects and fungus, also fire retardant with the same specs of cement.

TREATMENT: The obstruction of pores by resin-based oils, makes the wood impermeable to preservatives, even under pressure.

USE: Interior construction, musical instruments, doors, window frames, decks and others.

 


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