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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Species:

Millwork Addons:

Cabreuva

Myroxylon Balsamum

Fabaceae Or Leguminosae - The Legume Family

Other Common Name(s):

Balsamo, Cabriziva, Cedro Chino, Chirraca, Estoraque, Incienso, Nabal, Oleo Vermelho, Palo De Balsamo, Santos Mahogany, Sandalo, Tache, Tolu

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Cabinets, Flooring, Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Turning

Distribution:

This tree grows in southern Mexico, the Pacific Coast of Central America, down into South America as a are south as Argentina.

General Description

The sapwood is white in color, which contrasts with the reddish-brown heartwood. Upon cutting the heartwood can darken with exposure to a deep red, almost purplish-red color. The texture varies from medium to fine, the grain is typically interlocked and ripple marks or stripes are common, especially on quarter sawn grain.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Poor
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Fair
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Poor

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
4.85
Specific Gravity:
0.74 - 0.81
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
16,684 - 21,861
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
2,040 - 2,431
Side Hardness (lbs):
2200

Additional Information

This wood can be very tough on tooling, even though is does not contain silica. Historically this tree was used to produce resin balsamo (balsam) which many ascribed medicinal purposes to.

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