Red Canary Wood 4/4
The heartwood of this timber is a veritable rainbow of colours ranging from yellows and oranges to darker reddish brown. The sapwood is easy to spot and is a pale yellow in colour. . The rainbow colouring of Canarywood tends to become darker and more homogenous with age and has a distinct scent when being worked. Canarywood is said to have good acoustic properties, and is sometimes used for speaker enclosures and entertainment system cabinets.
Grain/Texture: The grain is typically straight, but can be irregular or wild on some pieces. Uniform fine to medium texture with good natural luster.
Rot Resistance: Rated as very durable in regard to decay resistance, as well as being resistant to termite and marine borer attack.
Workability: Easily worked by both hand and power tools, though tear outs can occur while planning peices with irregular graining. . Good dimensional stability. Turns, glues and finishes well
Common Uses: Construction lumber, railroad crossties, flooring, veneers, boatbuilding, furniture, cabinetry, and turned items.
Janka Hardness: 1,520 lbf (6,750 N)
Distribution: South America (from Panama down to southern Brazil)
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.