Cumaru veneer

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Characteristics of Cumaru veneer

Latin name:

Dipteryx odorata; Fam. Fabaceae

Other names:

Almendrillo, Brazilian Teak, Tonka, Tonquin Bean


decorative wood of extreme hardness, but good workable with all tools, irregular coarse and interlocked grain, very weatherproof

Wood color:

wood with glorious play of light and dark rich colors (> two varities: Yellow and Red Cumaru), heartwood from yellowbrown to reddish brown with dark grain structures, sapwood similary colored


South America: Amazonas basin from Brazil to Peru and Bolivia


floorings, deckings, exterior construction wood, cabinetry, pianos, bridges

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