Sirari » Ormosia novilis

Why Sirari?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

Fine to medium texture, and hard and heavy. Although Sirari works much like hard maple - crisp clean cuts that may burn, takes routing and molding exceptionally well. Sirari darkens to a deep rich red. Works well in nearly all operations.
color of Sirari

Color Range

Pink to red, mostly salmon colored with fine dark streaks.
other names for Sirari

Other Names

Amargo blanco, Baracara, Chocho, Jatobahy do igapo, Kokriki, Mekoe, Palo de matos, Peonio, Tento, Tiete Rosewood, Patagonian Cherry
uses for Sirari

Some Typical Uses

Primarily cut for flooring, but the wood is useful for all types of woodwork such as furniture, interior millwork, jewelry boxes, inlay, accents
the Sirari tree

What's the Tree Like?

The tree can grows to a modest 100 feet tall and about 3 feet in diameter, and it grows straight and cylindrical The Sirari tree grows in Latin America
map of where this wood grows
Weight

3.67

lbs /Bd. Ft.
2.51% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1285

Janka Rating
-0.39% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0

Specific Gravity
-100.00% less dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Sirari:

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak


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