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Janka Hardness 3000 (what's this? )
Tamarindo is 238% as hard as Red Oak (3000 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
  • Botanical Name
    Dialium, guianense
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
  • Origin
    South America, Central America
  • Description
    Tamarindo has a fine to medium texture, a medium luster, and a straight to interlocked grain.
  • Stability
    Tamarindo demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Tamarindo will darken over time from a tan salmon color when fresh milled to a darker reddish brown.
  • Color Range
    Tamarindo is an orange brown with very uniform coloring with minimal variation. 

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