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Brazilian Walnut

Brazilian Walnut

Janka Hardness 3680 (what's this? )
Walnut (Brazilian) is 292% as hard as Red Oak (3680 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Walnut (Brazilian)
  • Botanical Name
    Tabebuia, spp
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Ipe, Cortez
  • Origin
    South America, Central America
  • Description
    Walnut (Brazilian) has dense and fine-grained features and is known for its fine texture and deep rich brown coloring.
  • Stability
    Walnut (Brazilian) demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Walnut (Brazilian) has been associated with respiratory and contact dermatitis allergic reactions. Care should be taken when exposed to the dust of Walnut (Brazilian).
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Walnut (Brazilian) when freshly milled will exhibit a large range of coloration, which will quickly mute into a more uniform range which then will darken over time to a medium to dark brown color.
  • Color Range
    Walnut (Brazilian) ranges in color depending on where it's grown, varying from pale yellowish tan with green overtones to blackish brown. 

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