Origin of Brazilian Walnut- Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala
Botanical Name(s)- Tabebuia, spp
Trade Name(s)- Ipe, Cortez
Other Uses In Industry- Marine construction, textile tools
Image Source: BR111 3/4 in x 3" Prefinished
¹ Brazilian Walnut is one of the world’s most stable woods down to a 10% equilibrium point and then becomes very unstable below that. When installed in dry areas it will shrink considerably unless it has been “over dried” in the kilning process. Extreme care should be taken when installing this specie to purchase it only from sources who dry it properly and then to properly equalize it prior to installation.
More information on Brazilian Walnut can be found at: Wood Flooring International