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Greenheart
Product Code: Greenheart
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Botanical name: Ocotea rodiaei

Family: Lauraceae

Distribution: Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela

Properties:
With a specific gravity of 1.03, this timber sinks in water. One of the heaviest timbers around. Difficult to work, and splinters are poisonous. Its low acid content means it has a very low corrosive effect on nails, spikes or metal fastenings.

Description and uses:
Used mainly for marine and other construction work. Has been used in the past for billiard cue butts, fishing rods and longbows.

Properties
Applications Boatbuilding,Outdoor,Decking
Colour Medium Brown
Grain Pattern Even
Workability Challenging

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