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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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Jatoba

Hymenaea Courbaril

Fabaceae Or Leguminosae - The Legume Family

Other Common Name(s):

Alga, Algarrobo, Azucar Huayo, Brazilian Cherry, Copal, Copinol, Courbaril, Gaupinol, Jatahy, Jutai, Kawanari, Locust, Pie De Venado, Rode Locus, South American Locust, Sirari, West Indian Locust

FSC Available

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Cabinets, Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Shipbuilding, Turnings

Distribution:

Jatoba grows in Central and South America, as well as the islands on Cuba, Haiti, and Dominican Republic. The tree is reported to grow in a mixture of areas from wet to dry.

General Description

The sapwood, which can be rather wide, is white to gray in color, and may have a pink tint to it. The Heartwood when fresh cut is bright reddish-brown to an orange color and is marked with dark streaks. The heartwood generally darkens upon exposure and kiln drying. The grain is moderately interlocked and the texture ranges from medium to coarse.

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

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Working Properties

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

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
4.667
Specific Gravity:
0.71 - 0.91
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
12,950 - 21,000
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,840 - 2,420
Side Hardness (lbs):
2655

Additional Information

The wood can have a moderate blunting effect on tooling. Pre-boring for nailing and screwing is a must. The wood sands well, and is good for both bending and turning.

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