|Botanical name:||Dipteryx Odorata|
The stated weight of 1050 kg/m3 is measured with a moisture percentage of approx. 12%. Its heartwood tends to vary from yellowish- to reddish brown. Often a combination between both colors Cumaru is offered in the wood trade industry. Altough Red Cumaru is slightly less durable, both have a excellent durability and weathering properties. Cumaru belongs definetely to the hardest and heaviest wood species and therefore it is mainly used for outdoor applications.
*The seeds of Cumaru also serve as flavor substitute of vanilla? The scent of vanilla can also be smelled on the wood itselves.
*Wood of the species Dipteryx odorata is among woodworkers commonly called Cumaru, though it is sometimes referred to Brazilian Teak as well: primarily when used as hardwood flooring. (Brazilian Teak is not related to common Teak, Tectona grandis).
Cumaru - Sq. edged
|thickness x fixed widths||Lengths||Stock|
|21 x 145 mm||215 to 580 cm||25 m³|
|27 x 80 mm||245 to 370 cm||7 m³|
|27 x 205 mm||215 to 245 cm||4 m3|