Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart) // Euxlophora paraensis

You'll get a delightful and 100% natural vivid yellow color with a high luster. However, the rich, consistent, vivid yellow color attracts all manner of woodworkers to use the wood in highly decorative artistic projects. A clear natural finish is all Satinwood needs.

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Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart) grows in Latin America
map of where Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart) grows
color of Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart)
Color Range
Rich, bright yellow.
other names for Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart)
Other Names
Amarello, Limao rana, Pau amarello, Pau setim, Pequia setim, Yellowheart, Yellow Heart
uses for Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart)
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, flooring, brush handles.
the Brazilian Satinwood (Yellow Heart) tree
What's the Tree Like?
A large tree of the "terra firma" reaching a height of 130 feet.
Weight

4.65

lbs /Bd. Ft.
29.89% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1790

Janka Rating
38.76% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.7

Specific Gravity
9.37% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak