Lapacho

Diamond Walnut

Tabebuia avellanedae

Origin: North of Argentina

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Products and presentations

Logs

Diameter: 26/35 cm

Lenght: 3mts and up  

 

Brushed and unbrushed lumber

Thinckness (mm): 26/51/77/102/127

Width (mm): 77/102/127/153/178/204

Lenght (mts): 0,5 to 3

Uses

Decoration and design: Parquet, Railway sleedpers, heavy construction, tool handies, decks, industrial flooring, garden furniture, worktops. High class furniture, musical instruments, ship building.

Treatments

• Moderate air drying

• Kiln drying not needed

• Chemical treatment not needed

Quality Grades

Lumber: FAS, F1F, SEL, 1C, 2C, 3AC, 3BC

Logs: F1, F2, F3

General description

Lapacho is found in humid temperate and subtropical forests. The tree reaches up to 25 meters. The trunk is straight and cylindrical. Logs  length to 8m, average diameter up to 50cm. Timber may have strong scent, grain varies from straight ti very irregular, medium to fine texture, rather ""oily"" looking. Heartwood olive brown, sometimes dark brown, often with lighter or darker striping. The sapwood is light and clearly separated.

Anatomic Characteristics

Heartwood color: Greenish brown to greenish yellow-brown

Sapwood color: Olive-brown

Texture: Medium to fine

How to reach us

by phone: +5411 5258-5560

by mail: info@bidcomgroup.com

Headquarters

Tucumán 612 - 6tth Floor - Buenos Aires - Argentina

+5411 5258-5560