Tropical Louro Preto hardwood

Louro Preto

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Durability
Very durable
Applications

Louro Preto wood can be used for cladding, siding, paneling, floorboards

Mass volume
Fresh 950 kg/m3. At 12% moisture level 660-820 kg/m3
Colour
The colour of the heartwood of Louro Preto is light yellow brown with irregular darker zones and spots. Sometimes ingrown bark can be found. The sapwood is greyish to yellowish white and sometimes not easy to distinct.
Details
Louro preto wood has a nice lustre and pleasant smell.
Grain
The grain is mainly straigth but sometimes wavy or interlocked. The texture is medium fine.
Drying
Louro preto wood dries quickly, but thicker dimensions are difficult to dry.
Hardness
4900 N Janka
Machining
Louro Preto is easy to machine. The end product gets a smooth surface. Despite of the closed surface, finishing with oil has a reasonable result.
Screwing/nailing
Pre-drilling is recommended.
Origin area
The Amazon region of Brazil.
Background information
There are only limited dimensions available in sawn wood.
Family
Lauraceae

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