Canarywood » Centrolobium spp

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

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.
Canarywood grows in Latin America

map of where Canarywood grows
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.
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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$10.00 /ea.
Canarywood Pen Blanks

Canarywood Pen Blanks


$2.50 /ea.
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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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$16.00 /ea.
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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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$25.00 /ea.
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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"


$11.00 /ea.
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Canarywood Cutting Board Strips

Canarywood Cutting Board Strips


$16.00 /ea.
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