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CHECHEN EXOTIC WOOD

  • Also known as Poisonwood because of its acidic sap – The sap leaves a burning sensation on the skin
  • Wood has very rich brown color and can be mistaken as a member of the rosewood family
  • Material can be found with heavy figure
  • Gumba Limbe is the antidote for Poisonwood and can usually be found growing nearby

Characteristics of Chechen

Origin of Wood Type Central America
Botanical Name Metopium brownei
Specific Gravity  0.74
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.5 lb/bf
Color Range brown – red
Rarity / Availability Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 12″
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Inlaying & Box Making
Lumber Grades Common 1 & 2, Select and Better, Figured (Unselected)
Other Trade Names Poisonwood, Caribbean Rosewood
Chechen Lumber Pricing