Jatoba

Freshly sawn, Jatoba is pinkish red, but often turns a beautiful reddish brown with dark, beautiful stripes. It is a type of wood that can be finished smoothly and has a beautiful shine.

  • Product Specifications

  • Origin Peru
  • Scientific name Hymenaea courbaril
  • Rot resistance CLASS 2-3
  • Termite/insect resistance Class M - moderately durable
  • Average weight (Kiln dried to 12%) 830 - 980 kg/m³
  • Growth area Tropical South America
  • Wood type Hardwood
  • Hair Straight, sometimes irregular thread and light cross hair
  • Machinability Pretty easy to work with and a nice smooth finish
  • Nails and screws Pre-drilling necessary
  • Applications Decking, sleepers, poles, flooring and bridges

Durability

OVERALL DURABILITY
TERMITE RESISTANT
STABILITY
FUNGI
Scroll to Top