Cumaru 4/4 Shorts Pack: 5 Boards

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Cumaru 4/4 Shorts Pack: 5 Boards

You get an assortment of 5 beautiful boards between 4" to 6" wide, and 24" or slightly longer. All pieces are planed smooth on the face and back with a clean straight edge (also known as S3S).

Why Choose Cumaru?
A strong, tough, resilient wood that fits the bill for a dark or medium dark project. Good resistance to insect attack and weather. Cumaru is extraordinarily stable and also provides a moderate blunting effect on cutters and blades. Accepts varnish satisfactorily, and will make some very robust furniture.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 13/16"
Width 4"-6"
Length 24"
Grade Select & Better
Quantity 5 Boards
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Cumaru (Dipteryx micrantha)

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Weight

5.67

lbs /Bd. Ft.
58.38% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

3330

Janka Rating
158.14% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.86

Specific Gravity
34.37% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

map of where Cumaru tree grows
Cumaru is a Exotic wood from Latin America

A strong, tough, resilient wood that fits the bill for a dark or medium dark project. Good resistance to insect attack and weather. Cumaru is extraordinarily stable and also provides a moderate blunting effect on cutters and blades. Accepts varnish satisfactorily, and will make some very robust furniture.

color of Cumaru
Color Range
Tan-like yellow to medium brown with a slight orange-red cast that darkens with age.
the Cumaru tree
What's The Tree Like?
May grow to 100 feet in height with trunk diameters of 24" to 36" but some trees have grown to over 60" diameter.
other names for Cumaru
Other Names
Almendro, Charapilla, Chontaquiro, Cumaru, Cumarut, Ebo, Sarrapia, Tonka
uses for Cumaru
Some Typical Uses
Flooring, ship building, cabinetry, musical instruments, heavy construction, fine furniture, etc.
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