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1271 Route 22 East, Lebanon, NJ 08833

Brazilian Walnut Wood Floor

Brazilian Walnut Room Scene

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.

Sanding: Difficult.

Comments: Often used as a decking material.

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Lebanon Plaza, 1271 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 690, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Hunterdon County, Central New Jersey