Scientific name(s): Cedrelinga catenaeformis. Commercial restriction: no commercial restriction. 8. 5 yes low (must be treated) slight. Cedrelinga catenaeformis. Common names: Tornillo, Cedrorana. Origine: South America. South America. Basis weight. Medium: between 0,5 kg/dm3 and 0,8. Mara Macho – Excellent Wood for Furniture Production and General Construction. Click Here for More Information and to Get an Estimate for Your Next Project.

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Heartwood is light to golden brown.

Very large, open pores also give a pronounced veined look to facegrain surfaces. Grain is straight to slightly interlocked.

Coarse, uniform texture with moderate natural luster. Rated as moderately durable; poor insect resistance. Extra sanding or very sharp tools may be necessary to obtain a smooth finish.

Turns, glues, and finishes well. No characteristic odor though green lumber can have an unpleasant scent.


Brazilian Cedar (Cedrelinga catenaeformis) trunk among vegitation Stock Photo: – Alamy

Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Tornillo. Prices cedrelinnga moderate for an imported hardwood. Tornillo has some of the largest pores of any commercial wood in the world. These large pores give it a unique open texture, with the pores appearing as thin dark veins on all facegrain surfaces.

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Tornillo also has a common name in Brazil: Cedroarana and in Bolivia: A company located in Brazil https: A cerelinga of slab doors make with Cedroarana. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

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