SCIENTIFIC NAME: Micropholis spp.
THICKNESS: 26/40/53/65/78/105 mm
WIDTH: 205/175/155/135/115 mm
LENGTH: 2000mm ++ (Longs)
Color/Appearance: The sapwood of curupixa is light brown, while the heartwood is brown to pinkish-brown in color. The species has a wavy to straight grain and a moderate luster, and is fine textured..
Workability: Curupixa is easy to saw and work properly. This species holds both nails and glue well. This species sands fairly well and takes a good finish.
Common Uses: Interior joinery, Light carpentry, Flooring, Turned goods, Exterior joinery, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Sliced veneer, Interior panelling, Current furniture or furniture components, Stairs (inside), Wood-ware, Veneer for interior of plywood, Cabinetwork (high class furniture)