Hardwood Lumber IdentifierExtensive information on domestic & exotic hardwoods.
|DESCRIPTION||Yellow Heart heartwood is bright yellow in color throughout the wood. Fine straight grain.
Weight varies from about 45lbs to 48lbs per cu. ft.
Lower Amazon (Brazil)
|BOTANICAL NAME||Euxylophora Paraensis|
|OTHER NAMES||Pau Amarelo|
|MECHANICAL PROPERTIES||Texture is medium; grain is straight to irregular; luster is high; without distinct odor or taste. Bright yellow color is very distinct.|
|WORKING PROPERTIES||Works easily with hand and power tools. Slight blunting effect on cutters.|
|DURABILITY||Somewhat durable and has natural resistance to decay.|
|SEASONING||Seasons well with little tendency to checking.|
|USES||Decorative veneer, inlay, marquetry.|
|COMMENTS||Yellowheart is a common trade name given to several species.|