Goncalo Alves 4/4x6"x36" Plain, 5 Piece Pack of Lumber

Goncalo Alves 4/4x6"x36" Plain, 5 Piece Pack
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Goncalo Alves 4/4x6"x36" Plain, 5 Piece Pack

Great reddish-orange color meets a tight grain that couldn't be easier to finish. This selection of boards features uniform color without the black striping some Goncalo Alves may have.
 
Why Choose Goncalo Alves?

Hard and heavy, of course. The fine texture and takes a glass-like finish, and is celebrated for it. While it's difficult to work due to tension in the wood, Goncalo Alves makes a fine lathe wood in addition to being quite durable and weather resistant. Tables and larger projects always look impressive when made from Goncalo.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 13/16"
Width 6"
Length 36"
Grade Select & Better
Quantity 5 pieces
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Goncalo Alves (Astronium fraxinifolium)

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Weight

6.42

lbs /Bd. Ft.
79.33% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2250

Janka Rating
74.42% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.91

Specific Gravity
42.19% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak

map of where Goncalo Alves tree grows
Goncalo Alves is an exotic wood from Latin America

Hard and heavy, of course. The fine texture and takes a glass-like finish, and is celebrated for it. While it's difficult to work due to tension in the wood, Goncalo Alves makes a fine lathe wood in addition to being quite durable and weather resistant. Tables and larger projects always look impressive when made from Goncalo.

color of Goncalo Alves
Color Range
Light butterscotch brown to reddish brown with blackish brown streaks.
the Goncalo Alves tree
What's The Tree Like?
Grows to a height of 100 feet with a long straight trunk about 36" in diameter.
other names for Goncalo Alves
Other Names
Bois de zebra, Bossona, Bototo, Coubaril, Gateado, Gomavel, Goncalo alves, Guarabu bata, Guarabu, encirado, Guarabu rajado, Gusanero, Jejuira, Kingwood, Locustwood, Muiracatiara, Mura, Muira, Muiraquatiara, Mura, Rajado branco, Red astronium, Robel gatea, Tigerwood
uses for Goncalo Alves
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, tool handles, bowls, desks, marine construction, small accessories.

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