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Chakte Viga (Botanical: Caesalpinia platyloba)

Information to help you make woodworking projects with Chakte Viga - all products are listed at bottom
Chakte Viga, Caesalpinia platyloba
Caesalpinia platyloba, Chakte Viga lumber and wood
Light Heavy
Soft Hard
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map of where this wood grows

woodworking characteristicsChakte Viga Characteristics

Nice orange color that deepens with age and exposure. Moderately hard but a joy to work despite a slight odor when working. Similar to Birch in hardness, workability, and texture.

color of Chakte VigaColor Range

Bright orange to deep russett

other names for Chakte VigaOther Names

Paela, Fernambuco

uses for Chakte VigaSome Typical Uses

Furniture, inlay, flooring, turnings, small parts, etc.

where Chakte Viga growsChakte Viga grows in

Central America & Mexico

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Chakte Viga Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$2.00 /ea.

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