T'zalam » Lysiloma spp

Why T'zalam?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

Medium textured with excellent polishing characteristics; planed, cut, turned, or sanded surfaces are smooth and clean.
color of T'zalam

Color Range

Lustrous brown with a coppery or purplish tinge, sometimes with faint stripes.
other names for T'zalam

Other Names

Caribbean Walnut, Mayan Walnut, Frijolillo, Sabiccu, T'zalam, Tzalam
uses for T'zalam

Some Typical Uses

Interior trim, furniture, veneer, construction, tool handles, and cabinetry
the T'zalam tree

What's the Tree Like?

Short-trunked with a diameter of 24-36 inches and often clear of branches up to 25 feet. The T'zalam tree grows in Latin America
map of where this wood grows
Weight

4.08

lbs /Bd. Ft.
13.97% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1400

Janka Rating
8.53% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.63

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

Woodworking with T'zalam:

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak


T'zalam Hardwood Sample

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