Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
Expect a finely textured wood with subtle striping and warm brown color. Approximately as hard as American walnut. Chichipate also comes from sustainably managed forests.
Chichipate grows in Central America
Color RangeOlive brown with a tinge of reddish bronze
Other NamesBilihuete, Chichipate, Coyote, Guayacan, Huesillo, Palo de Vaca
Some Typical UsesBridge construction, Heavy construction, Flooring, Parquet flooring, Sculpture, Interior trim, Veneer, Railroad cars, Bridge beams, Bridge joists, Building construction, Building materials, Cabin construction, Construction, Core Stock, Decorative veneer, Domestic flooring, Factory construction, Factory flooring, Figured veneer, Interior construction, Millwork, Mine timbers, Moldings, Plain veneer, Sub-flooring, Trimming, Wainscotting, Woodwork
What's the Tree Like?Fairly large tree that matures to 125 feet, 30" to 48" diameter. Irregularly shaped, but clear of branches.
5.1lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Chichipate:
Ease of Finishing