Leopardwood

 

Leopardwood

 

 

Mature Tree Height, Diameter: 
130 ft, 3-4 ft

Weight @ 12% M/C: 
33 LBS/FT.3

Working Properties: 
The wood is easy to work. The rays tend to crumble
if care is not given while machining. Takes a finish satisfactorily.

Growing Regions: 
Brazil and the Amazon region

General Characteristics: 
Pale pink to pinkish brown with silvery sheen.
Texture is coarse and grain is straight. Quarter sawn
produces a prominent flaky grain pattern.

Uses: 
Cabinetry, furniture, paneling, and trim

Acceptable Substitutes: 
Quarter sawn Sycamore, Quarter sawn White Oak,
Plantation Lacewood