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Cedrinho hardwood

Cedrinho

Cedrinho

Durability
Literature: Slightly durable/Not durable Above ground: Durable
Applications

Cedrinho wood is used for several exterior applications like fencing, cladding and sheds

Mass volume
1000-1100 kg/m3
Colour
The colour of the Cedrinho heartwood is fresh cut lustrous light brown.
Grain
The grain is mainly straight with a medium fine texture.
Texture
Frequently with resin veins, sometimes with a white content.
Werken
Moderate
Drying
Drying goes slowly with less risks.
Hardness
3900 N
Machining
Machining of Cedrinho wood goes easy, with a nice result.
Screwing/nailing
Pre-drilling is recommended.
Finishing surface
Glueing and finishing (also with stain-like products) is reported to be good.
Botanical name
Erisma uncinatum
Origin area
The Amazon region of Brazil, Surinam, Guayana, Venezuela
Other names
Bruteiro, Cambará, Cambará-rosa, Cedrilho
Background information
The tree has a diameter till 70 cm with about 5 cm wide sapwood.
Family
Vochysiaceae