granadillo wood

GRANADILLO EXOTIC WOOD

Granadillo is a beautiful, dense, fine textured, tropical hardwood from Central America.  The heartwood color is a dark reddish brown.  It is used for both veneers and lumber and can be figured.

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Characteristics of Granadillo

Origin of Wood Type Central America
Botanical Name Playmiscium yucatanum
Specific Gravity 0.79
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.25 lb/bf
Color Range Yellow – Orange – Red – Brown
Rarity / Availability Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 12″
Typical Avg. Length 4′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Wood Turning, Gunstocks, Wood Carving, Inlaying, Box Making, Wooden Jewelry, Decorative Items, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Select and Better
Other Trade Names Macacauba and Trebol
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