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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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Imbuia

Ocotea Porosa Syn. Phoebe Porosa

Lauraceae - The Laurel Family

Other Common Name(s):

Amareal, Brazilian Walnut, Canella Imbuia, Determa, Embuia, Embuya

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Flooring, Furniture, Millwork, Mouldings, Turnings

Distribution:

This tree grows only in Southern Brazil.

General Description

The heartwood of Imbuia is yellow-olive to chocolate-brown with variegated striping. Color variations can be quite dramatic. It also has very unusual grain containing ribbon, curly quilted and burly figuring, yet has a fine texture.

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

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
3.65
Specific Gravity:
0.53
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
9,100 - 12,300
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,140 - 1,400
Side Hardness (lbs):
950

Additional Information

Most of the figured material is pulled for veneer purposes and a very small quantity makes it to solid lumber.

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