Interwood Forest Products

Manio (Podpcarpus, nubigena)

Similiar Woods:  English Yew

Trade Names:  Manio, Pacific Yew

Origin:  Chile, Argentina

Range:  In temperate rainforests of southern Chile and adjacent western Argentina at elevations between 2000-6000 feet. Uses: Fence posts, construction, cabinet making, fine reproduction of English furniture

Properties:  Manio is a coniferous specie which is resistant to rot. The wood is hard and straight grained with similarities to the taxus specie. Durable when in contact with ground or water.

Machining:  Machines easily with all tools.

Seasoning:  Dries quickly and easily with no distortion.

A typical specimen for Manio (Podpcarpus, nubigena)