DOMOTEX 2019, 11 - 14 January
Castro & Filhos
Lumber Name(s): Cumaru, Almendrillo.
Grown in: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Costa Rica.
Description: Brazilian Teak is an extremely hard, dense wood with a tan to brownish-red color. Darker pieces may exhibit some black striping, which adds to its unique character.
Color Range: Brazilian Teak has a wide color range with a medium tan/brown range also including a limited amount of dark reddish brown pieces..
Color Change: Brazilian Teak's color range will slightly mute over time into a more uniform color range. The lighter tan pieces will patina to slightly darker tan brown..
Where to Use: Brazilian Teak may be used residentially or commercially wherever a rich tan brown color is desired.
Special Characteristics and Issues: Site Sanding/ Finishing: Oil finishes may react adversely/not dry when used on Brazilian Teak. Always test the finish you propose to use first on test pieces to ensure compatibility.
Botanical Name: Quercus robur
Other Common Names: European oak, Rovere, Quercia, Chene, Eiche, Eik
Common Uses: Boat building, Carvings, Cooperages, Decorative ...
Lumber Name(s): White Oak, American White Oak.
Grown in: North America w/related species throughout Europe & Asia.
Description: This tight-grained quartered ...
Lumber Name(s): Afzelia / Apa / Doussie.
Grown in: West & Central Africa.
Description: Doussie is a beautiful orange/brown wood which ages to a medium brown ...