T'zalam Cutting Board Strips

T'zalam Cutting Board Strips
sustainable source lumber

$12.00 ea.

1-4 $12.00 ea.
5+ $10.80 ea. (10% off)
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T'zalam Cutting Board Strips

These cutting board strips are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be ripped or cut to make your own custom cutting board. You'll need 8-10 strips to build a 10"-15" wide cutting board.

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About T'zalam (Lysiloma spp)



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


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


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

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak

map of where T'zalam tree grows
T'zalam is an exotic wood from Latin America

Gleaming with a complex color from copper-brown to toasted hazelnut, the wood delivers unique beauty to decorative woodworking projects. And Tzalam has a stunning-yet-subtle grain pattern that rivals American walnut.

color of T'zalam
Color Range
Lustrous brown with a coppery or purplish tinge, sometimes with faint stripes.
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.
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

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