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Janka Hardness 1290 (what's this? )
Angelique is 102% as hard as Red Oak (1290 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
  • Botanical Name
    Dicorynia, guianensis
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Angelique, Baslra Locus
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Angelique has a medium texture and impressive luster, with usually straight graining and prominent vessels on the side grain.
  • Stability
    Angelique demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Angelique has been associated with contact dermatitis and respiratory allergic reactions so care must be taken when coming into contact with Angelique sawdust.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Angelique exhibits a medium degree of color change with the muting of the varied browns to a medium/dark brown over time. 
  • Color Range
    Angelique has a color range that varies from tan to medium brown, or sometimes with a purplish cast.  

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