Garapa Lumber

Garapa Lumber

Garapa Lumber

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Garapa Lumber
DESCRIPTIONA 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
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN
South America (Brazil)
BOTANICAL NAMEApuleia Leiocarpa
OTHER NAMESBrazilian Ash, Grapia, Amarealao, Marotoa, Muiratua, Muirajuba
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESDue to the high silica content this wood requires carbide tooling when milling it. This silica content also has a dulling effect on drill bits and plug cutters.
WORKING PROPERTIESThis wood is easier to work with than the harder wood decking options we offer such as: Ipe and Cumaru
DURABILITYGreat durability with a very high resistance to daily wear and tear. Garapa also features a Class A fire rating.
SEASONINGAs 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.
USESExterior jointery, carpentry, ship building, turned goods, furniture, flooring, stairs, tool handles, exterior decking.
COMMENTSGarapa is native to Brazil.

Garapa Lumber

janka hardness: 1650
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