Santos Mahogany

"myroxylon balsamum"

Range of colors, light orange/brown to reddish/purplish, evens some with exposore

From:
Peru, Bolivia, Brazil

Use:
Flooring, furniture, doors/windows, stairs

Availability:
4/4", 5/4" and some 8/4"

Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Gluing
Medium Medium Medium Medium

 

Physical Properties:

Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
3.9-4.2 lbs per bft dry 2200 lbs @ 12% M.C.