Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
With a high luster, medium texture, and straight (but sometimes irregular) grain satinwood is somewhat difficult to work - especially if the grain is irregular. However, the rich, consistent, vivid yellow color attracts all manner of woodworkers to use the wood in their projects. A clear natural finish is all Satinwood needs.
Brazilian Satinwood grows in Latin America
Color RangeRich, bright yellow.
Other NamesAmarello, Limao rana, Pau amarello, Pau setim, Pequia setim, Yellowheart, Yellow Heart
Some Typical UsesFurniture, flooring, brush handles.
What's the Tree Like?A large tree of the "terra firma" reaching a height of 130 feet.
4.65lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Brazilian Satinwood:
Ease of Finishing