Ziricote Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

Ziricote Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"
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Ziricote Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
Why Choose Ziricote?

Very fine texture, very dense, difficult to work as it is a brittle wood, but finishes easily.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 2"
Width 2"
Length 18"
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Ziricote (Cordia dodecandra)

Weight

5.4

lbs /Bd. Ft.
50.84% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2200

Janka Rating
70.54% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.74

Specific Gravity
15.62% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

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

Very fine texture, very dense, difficult to work as it is a brittle wood, but finishes easily.

color of Ziricote
Color Range
Dark tobacco brown to nearly black with irregular and impressive darker stripes.
the Ziricote tree
What's The Tree Like?
Small to medium sized tree may reach 100 feet at maturity.
other names for Ziricote
Other Names
Canalete, Freijo, Laurel, Peterebi, Siricote, Ziricote
uses for Ziricote
Some Typical Uses
Decorative veneers, furniture, accents, inlays, boat building, musical instruments
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