Guanacaste – Parota


Guanacaste is a large tree that grows throughout Central America. It works well with machine and hand tools. Due to the large tree diameter, live-edge slabs are often available for table tops, mantles, and other large projects. This hardwood has good gluing and finishing properties, as well as being quite durable.

Avg Dry Wgt : 27 lbs/ft3 (440 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 470lbf (2091 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.39

Texture : Coarse texture with large pores
Grain Pattern : Slightly interlocked
Health Risk : Eye and respiratory irritation
Color : Light to medium brown with darker streaks. Heartwood is blonde/yellow
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood

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