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Janka Hardness 1570 (what's this? )
Timborana 125 % as hard as Red Oak (1570 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
  • Botanical Name
    Piptadenia, suaveolens
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Timborana can have a straight, interlocked, or wavy grain and has a medium texture and a low to medium luster.
  • Stability
    Timborana demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Timborana, when fresh cut, is a light tan yellow color which darkens to a tan brown color. Then, over time, reddish tones develop. This process occurs quickly in direct sunlight and by oxidation alone over a period of 6 to 8 months.
  • Color Range
    Timborana ranges in color from straw to nut brown with reddish highlights.

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