Jatoba, AKA Brazilian cherry is a beautiful exotic hardwood. The heartwood varies from light orange/brown to red/brown, with light grey streaks. The wood darkens over time as exposed to light. With interlocking grains and a coarse texture
Considered to be difficult to work with on account of its high density, and hardness, its sure to have a blunting effect on blades. It is prone to tear out due to its interlocking grains. However it does glue, stain and turn well
Flooring, Furniture, tool handles, flooring boatbuilding
Central America, Southern Mexico
Jatoba is sold by the board foot. A board foot is a wood measurement for a piece of lumber 12" wide by 1' long by 1" thick for estimating purposes. Request a quote to get in touch to see if we have the right size lumber for your needs.