Sirari Hardwood Sample

Sirari Hardwood Sample

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48 U.S., standard ground

Sirari Hardwood Sample

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.

About Sirari (Ormosia novilis)

Weight

3.67

lbs /Bd. Ft.
2.51% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1285

Janka Rating
-0.39% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

.94

Specific Gravity
46.87% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak

map of where Sirari tree grows
Sirari is an exotic wood from Latin America

The wood has a fine texture, and it's hard and heavy. Sirari gives you crisp clean cuts, takes routing and molding exceptionally well. It darkens to a deep rich red, even though the freshly cut color is more of a creamy light pink.

color of Sirari
Color Range
Pink to red, mostly salmon colored with fine dark streaks.
the Sirari tree
What's The Tree Like?
The tree can grows to a modest 100 feet tall and about 3 feet in diameter, and it grows straight and cylindrical
other names for Sirari
Other Names
Amargo blanco, Baracara, Chocho, Jatobahy do igapo, Kokriki, Mekoe, Palo de matos, Peonio, Tento, Tiete Rosewood, Sirari, Patagonian Cherry
uses for Sirari
Some Typical Uses
Primarily cut for flooring, but the wood is useful for all types of woodwork such as furniture, interior millwork, jewelry boxes, inlay, accents

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