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Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
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Brazilian Cherry
Jatoba Hymenaea courbaril
Appearance

Color: Sapwood is gray-white; heartwood is salmon red to orange-brown when fresh, and becomes russet or reddish brown when seasoned; often marked with dark streaks.

Grain: Mostly interlocked; texture is medium to rather coarse.

Species & Grade Variations: Moderate to high color variation.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 2350; 82% harder than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Average (change coefficient .00300; 19% more stable than Red Oak). However, actual installations have demonstrated significant movement in use.

Durability: Dense and very strong.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Sawing is difficult due to high density; requires frequent resharpening of tools. Planing is difficult due to interlocked grain. Can be machined to a smooth surface. Carbide tooling recommended.

Sanding: Sands well.

Nailing: Good holding ability, but due to hardness may require adjustment of angle of penetration and/or height.

Finishing: No known problems.

Comments: Light-sensitive; darkens rapidly upon exposure to sunlight.

Cost

(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier: 1.30

Availability

Readily available.

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