Ziricote is an exotic wood native to the Central American countries of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. It is a hard, dense wood, with a medium texture. The color ranges from reddish brown to dark brown with unusual black streaks. Ziricote is excellent for wood turning and carving, as well as knife handles, furniture, and cabinets. It works very nicely and finishes well to a high luster.
Avg Dry Wgt : 50 lbs/ft3 (805 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 1970lbf (8763 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.73
Texture : Medium
Grain Pattern : Straight or interlocked
Health Risk : Unknown
Color : Dark brown with wavy black streaks
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood