Louro Preto wood can be used for cladding, siding, paneling, floorboards
Fresh 950 kg/m3. At 12% moisture level 660-820 kg/m3
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.
Louro preto wood has a nice lustre and pleasant smell.
The grain is mainly straigth but sometimes wavy or interlocked. The texture is medium fine.
Louro preto wood dries quickly, but thicker dimensions are difficult to dry.
4900 N Janka
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.
Pre-drilling is recommended.
The Amazon region of Brazil.
There are only limited dimensions available in sawn wood.