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Janka Hardness 840 (what's this? )
Lacewood is only 67% as hard as Red Oak (840 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
  • Botanical Name
    Roupala, brasiliensis
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Lacewood features straight to wavy graining with a medium to coarse texture, fair luster, unique patterns of eyes, and rays throughout.
  • Stability
    Lacewood demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Lacewood undergoes a slight muting of the color range found when fresh milled and will darken slightly over time to a medium orange brown.
  • Color Range
    Lacewood coloring ranges from light tans and browns through to deeper shades of brown.

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