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|DESCRIPTION||A fine-grained timber that is light yellow to a warm golden hue. Garapa is an exotic hardwood that is naturally resistant to rot, decay and insect attack. Garapa is naturally scratch resistant which allows the surface to remain smooth for many years.
Average weight is 54 lbs. per cubic foot
|South America (Brazil)|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Apuleia Leiocarpa|
|OTHER NAMES||Brazilian Ash, Grapia, Amarealao, Marotoa, Muiratua, Muirajuba|
|MECHANICAL PROPERTIES||This wood glues easily and once glued is very stabile. It saws, nails and screws well with little to no blunting effect on tools.|
|WORKING PROPERTIES||This wood glues easily and once glued is very stabile. It saws, nails and screws well with little to no blunting effect on tools.|
|DURABILITY||Great durability with a very high resistance to daily wear and tear. Garapa also features a Class A fire rating.|
|SEASONING||As the wood weathers, it takes on light silvery gray tones. This natural process can be inhibited by using a sealer to keep its natural color.|
|USES||Exterior jointery, carpentry, ship building, turned goods, furniture, flooring, stairs, tool handles, exterior decking.|
|COMMENTS||Garapa is native to Brazil.|
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