Jequitiba (Cariniana Pyriformas)
Similiar Woods: Mahogany
Trade Names: Jequetiba, Abarco, Royal Mahogany
Origin: South America
Range: Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia
Uses: Ship building, general construction, cabinetry, paneling.
Properties: The tan-pink, brown-red heartwood is straight grained with a fine texture. The wood is of medium density, low stiffness with medium crushing strength as well as bending capabilities.
Machining: Works easily with hand and machine tools.
Seasoning: Dries Rapidly without difficulty.