Parota Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Parota Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Parota Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose Parota?

Parota delivers a gorgeous swirl of brown and tan colors along with a delightful suprise of grain patterns

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Parota (Enterolobium cyclocarpum)

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Weight

2.17

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-39.39% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

520

Janka Rating
-59.69% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.5

Specific Gravity
-21.88% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Coarse 7/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak

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

Parota delivers a gorgeous swirl of brown and tan colors along with a delightful suprise of grain patterns

color of Parota
Color Range
Dark brown to saddle tan with a touch of reddish hue
the Parota tree
What's The Tree Like?
A majestical beauty that can be 5' to 8' in diameter, as tall as 100', and showcase an impressively spherical crown .
other names for Parota
Other Names
Guanacaste
uses for Parota
Some Typical Uses
Tables, furniture, desks, bedroom, turning, boxes

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