SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hymenaea courbaril
SAWMILL: S4S E4E
Color/Appearance: Heartwood varies from a light orangish brown to a darker reddish brown, sometimes with contrasting darker grayish brown streaks.
Workability: considered difficult to work with on account of its density and hardness, and has a moderate blunting effect on tool cutters.
Common Uses: Flooring, furniture, cabinetry, tool handles, shipbuilding, railroad ties, turned objects, and other small specialty items.