Poculi Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Poculi Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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48 U.S., standard ground

Poculi Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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 Poculi (Berlinia spp)

Weight

3.75

lbs /Bd. Ft.
4.75% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1280

Janka Rating
-0.78% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.72

Specific Gravity
12.50% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 7/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Poculi tree grows
Poculi is an exotic wood from Africa

The wood is moderately coarse and hard, but generally easy to work with as far as exotic woods are concerned. The wood has a striking resemblance to zebrawood, but has a more rosy red color.

color of Poculi
Color Range
Pale or light pinkish tan with frequent darker stripes of brown
the Poculi tree
What's The Tree Like?
This is a massive tree that can be as large as 130 feet tall, and more than 5 feet in diameter
other names for Poculi
Other Names
Ebiara, Berlinia, Poculi, Red Zebrawood
uses for Poculi
Some Typical Uses
Decorative items, turnings, home furnishings, furniture

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