Jatoba / Brazil Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

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Jatoba / Brazil Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

$87.99 ea.

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Jatoba / Brazil Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

These real wood veneer sheets are composed of premium sliced hardwoods that are spliced along the edges to make the full width; splicing is also done in a book matched pattern that's attractive and helps hide the splicing seam. The sheets use full-length slices so there are no splices to make the length. The 10 mil (10 thousandths) thickness paper backing allows the sheet to bend, flex, and work with curves and shapes without splitting. Apply paper back veneers with contact adhesive to make panels of large projects: conference tables, desks, doors, cabinet doors, coffee tables, etc.
 
Why Choose Jatoba?

Also called Brazilian Cherry, and one of our more popular imported woods. Hard, very heavy, and very tough. The grain is commonly interlocked with a medium coarse texture. Somewhat difficult to work due to its hardness and weight, however Jatoba remains a popular choice for furniture pieces and other woodwork.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/42"
Width 24"
Length 8'
Grade Architectural grade paper back veneer is cut from the cleanest and most attractive logs; all sheets are sanded smooth to 220 grit
Quantity One sheet has 16 square feet
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril)

Weight

4.67

lbs /Bd. Ft.
30.45% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2653

Janka Rating
105.66% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.91

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

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

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

Also called Brazilian Cherry, and one of our more popular imported woods. Hard, very heavy, and very tough. The grain is commonly interlocked with a medium coarse texture. Somewhat difficult to work due to its hardness and weight, however Jatoba remains a popular choice for furniture pieces and other woodwork.

color of Jatoba
Color Range
Russett to reddish brown, often with dark stripes or streaks.
the Jatoba tree
What's The Tree Like?
Usually less than 100 feet with a trunk 24-48", but occasionally larger. May have swollen bases or buttresses and boles clear to 80 feet.
other names for Jatoba
Other Names
Alga, Algarrobo, Azucar huayo, Brazilian Cherry, Copal, Copinol, Courbaril, Gaupinol, Jatahy, Jatoba, Jutai, Kawanari, Locust, Pie de venado, Rode locus, Rode rode locus, West indian locust
uses for Jatoba
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, veneer, decks, outdoor furniture, trim, stairs, moldings.

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August 5, 2013
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Jatbba/Brazil Cherry Veneer real hit!
Review by  Jody from Pleasanton, ca usa
We think it was great and easy to work with. Came out beautiful on a Starting tread for a staircase of solid Brazil cherry full treads. We own a stair company so we do a lot of treads with double ullnose curves on the ends. Finding veneer for the riser in exotic wods has not been easy. We would buy from woodworker source again. The purchase went very smooth and fast delivery.
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