Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
Nice orange color that deepens with age and exposure. Moderately hard but a joy to work despite a slight odor when working. Similar to Birch in hardness, workability, and texture.
Chakte Viga grows in Latin America
Color RangeBright orange to deep russett
Other NamesPaela, Fernambuco, Orangeheart, Orange Heart
Some Typical UsesFurniture, inlay, cutting boards, flooring, turnings, small parts, knife handles, segmented turnings, picture frames
5.41lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Chakte Viga:
Ease of Finishing