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Curupay (Botanical: Anadenanthera macrocarpa)

Information to help you do fine woodworking with Curupay - all products are listed at bottom
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Here's what customers say about Curupay
DHW from Keller rates it:
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JWM from rates it:
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Harvey Crouch from Corpus Christi rates it:
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Curupay By The Numbers:

5.60
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
56.42% heavier than red oak
3630
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
181.40% harder than red oak
0.86
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
34.37% more dense than red oak

Curupay Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




woodworking characteristics

Curupay Wood Characteristics

A very strong, dense, and hard wood that surprisingly decent to work with and looks incredible with a clear finish. The wood often displays dark, or nearly black, lines and irregular stripes which makes it nice for fine woodwork pieces.
color of Curupay

Color Range

Dark red, slightly maroon, with irregular dark (or nearly black) streaks and stripes
other names for Curupay

Other Names

Angico prieto, Cebil, Cebil Colorado, Curupay, Curupay ata, Patagonia Rosewood
uses for Curupay

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, Musical instruments, flooring, various exterior uses, Marine construction, Tool handles, Turnery, Barge fenders, Docks, Exterior trim & siding, Handles, Naval architecture, Parquet flooring, Rafts, Shingles
the Curupay tree

What's the Tree Like?

The tree is reported to reach a height of about 80 feet (24 m), with a trunk diameter of 24 to 36 inches (60 to 90 cm). It develops straight and clear boles that are about 24 feet (7 m) long. The Curupay tree grows in Latin America; Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru
map of where this wood grows

Curupay Lumber Products for Sale with Prices