Walnut, Caribbean

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Walnut, Caribbean

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Latin Name: Lysiloma spp.

Family: Leguminosae - the Legume family

Other Common Name(s): Caribbean Walnut, Sabiccu, T'zalam, Tzalam

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior and Exterior

Cabinets, Carving, Furniture, Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Shipbuilding, Turnings

This tree grows in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.

General Description: The sapwood is narrow and whitish in color, the heartwood is brown with copper and purple tints, and some streaks. The Grain is straight to ropey with a medium texture.

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

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

Physical Properties
Weight (lbs/BF): 4
Specific Gravity: 63
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 12800
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1900
Side Hardness (lbs): 1400

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