Caribbean Walnut

“Lysiloma spp.”, Caribbean Walnut, also known as Tzalam, has heartwood that ranges from a light to medium brown and occasionally a purple/red hue. The sapwood is a pale white. 

From: Central American and MexicoCaribbean Walnut

Flooring, Exterior Furniture, Interior Trim, Veneer, Wood Turned Objects 

Predominately found in 4/4 thickness some availability in thicker stock (5/4, 6/4, 8/4).

Caribbean Walnut Hardwood Lumber Grading & Pricing:
Caribbean Walnut is considered to have a moderate hardwood price point.

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Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Good Good Good Good

Physical Properties:

Specific Gravity (12% M.C.) Average Shipping Weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) Air Dry Average Volumetric Shrinkage (oven dry % of Green) Modulus of Rupture (Kilopascals) Modulus of Elasticity (Megapascals) Side Hardness (Newtons)
0.63 780 9.5% 88.3 MPa 13.10 GPa 6,230
Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
49 lbs/bft3 dry 1,400 lbs @ 12% M.C.
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