Redheart (Simira salvadorensis)


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Distribution: Southern Mexico to southern Brazil and Paraguay
Aptly named, in some instances freshly surfaced wood can be very bright, watermelon red, though color can vary from light orange/pink. Grain is usually straight or irregular; fine, even texture with low to medium luster. Turns, glues and finishes well, though a brown color shift is expected. Common uses: Turned objects, inlays, veneers, fine furniture, and small specialty wood items. Commonly called Chakte Kok.

18 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 inches

1.875 lbs

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