Canarywood » Centrolobium spp

Why Canarywood?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

Medium texture and weight with open pores. Easy to work with both hand tools and power tools. Turns crisply and takes a high natural polish.
color of Canarywood

Color Range

The very irregular color ranges from yellow to orange with streaks of red, purple and black.
other names for Canarywood

Other Names

Canary, Tarara Amarilla
uses for Canarywood

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, doors, flooring, interior millwork, turning, some musical instruments, small accessories.
the Canarywood tree

What's the Tree Like?

A medium sized to large well-formed tree; generally up to 100 feet high with diameters of 30-50"; commonly to heights of 40 feet and diameters up to 16". Narrow buttresses. The Canarywood tree grows in Latin America
map of where this wood grows
Weight

3.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
Same as red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1958

Janka Rating
51.78% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.65

Specific Gravity
1.56% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Canarywood:

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


Canarywood Hardwood Sample

Canarywood Hardwood Sample

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Canarywood 4/4 Lumber

Canarywood 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Canarywood 8/4 Lumber

Canarywood 8/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Canarywood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Canarywood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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Canarywood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Canarywood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber

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Canarywood Pen Blanks

Canarywood Pen Blanks


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Canarywood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

Canarywood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

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Canarywood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

Canarywood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

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Canarywood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

Canarywood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"


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