8/4 Ziricote Lumber


SKU: HN-Zer0804 Advantage Lumber

Call to Order: 1-877-232-3915 1-877-232-3915

DESCRIPTION Ziricote lumber has a heartwood which has various shades of black.  Contains irregular wavy grain, sometimes with a three dimensional appearance.  This wood has the appearance of ebony, with a even more interesting wavy grain pattern.
Weight ranges from 49 to 68 pcf.
Typical Width = 3" to 10"   
Typical Length = 3' to 8'

Central America (Belize, Guatemala, & Mexico)

BOTANICAL NAME Cordia Dodecandra
OTHER NAMES Zircote, Ziracote, Sericote
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES Specific gravity is 0.63 to 0.84 (oven dry weight/green volume)
WORKING PROPERTIES Carves and turns nicely.  Finishes smoothly and takes a high polish.
DURABILITY Non-durable. Susceptible to insect attack. Resistant to preservative treatment.
USES Furniture, inlays, turnings, & others.
ORIGIN Southern Mexico, Belize and Guatemala