Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterNice 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 RangeBright orange to deep russett
Other NamesPaela, Fernambuco, Orangeheart, Orange Heart
Some Typical UsesFurniture, inlay, cutting boards, flooring, turnings, small parts, knife handles, segmented turnings, picture frames
5.41lbs /Bd. Ft.
2750Janka Rating (?)
0.82Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Chakte Viga:
Ease of Finishing