Leopardwood, Brazilian

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Leopardwood, Brazilian

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Latin Name: Panopsis rubellens

Family: Proteaceae - the Protea family

Other Common Name(s): Brazilian Leopardwood, Catucaem, Lacewood, Louro Faia

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only

Flooring, Furniture, Millwork, Mouldings, Turnings

Leopardwood grows in both Central and South America, especially in Ecuador and Brazil.

General Description: The heartwood is a pale pink to medium brown. The grain is usually straight, the large rays produce a flakey grain pattern especially on the quarter sawn face. The pattern is similar to that of Lacewood, but the flake tends to be smaller and rounder in shape.

Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):

Working Properties
Machining: Good
Nailing: Good
Glueing: Good
Screwing: Good
Finishing: Good

Physical Properties
Weight (lbs/BF): 2.75
Specific Gravity: 0.43
Modulus of Rupture (psi): na
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): na
Side Hardness (lbs): 710

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