Brazilian Walnut Wood Floor
Color: Can vary from light yellowish tan with green overtones to almost blackish brown; exhibits a large range of color when freshly milled; darkens over time to medium to dark brown.
Grain: Fine to medium, straight to very irregular. Variations within species and grades n/a.
Hardness (Janka): 3680; 185% harder than Northern red oak.
Dimensional Stability: Above average (8.0; 7% more stable than Northern red oak.)
Origin: South America
Sawing/Machining: Difficult, especially withhand tools.
Nailing: Predrilling and hand-nailing may be preferred.
Comments: Often used as a decking material.