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Feuille Sucupira

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Sucupira floor

Sucupira is mainly used for high-end flooring in large rooms. It has a medium grain with regular but marked veins. Its colour ranges from dark brown to reddish brown streaked with fine and clear veins, creating a warm and enveloping atmosphere. The colour will darken over time. Very dense and stable, it resists the passage of time, shock and temperature variations.

Colors available
Natural Wood

Finishes available
Satin (special order)

Widths available
3¼",   4",  

Arbre Exotique

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Offers a slight variation of natural wood grain colour. No spots or cracks are permitted. Healthy small knots of less than 1/8'' may be visible as well as less than 1/8'' x 4'' natural streaks. Our minimum lengths are 12'' and maximum 84'' for an average length of 34''.

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The Sucupira

Bowdichia spp.

The sucupira, also known as Brazilian Chestnut, is a little known wood species that comes from South America. It is abundant on the shores of the Amazon and from Venezuela and the Guianas to southeastern Brazil. It can grow up to 47 m high.

Hardness (Janka*)
2140 (66% harder than North American Red Oak)

South America (Brazil)

* Value in pounds force, measured by the Janka test. The Janka test measures the force required to push a steel ball of 0.444 inch in diameter into the wood. This test is also used to determine how easy sawing and nailing. The Red Oak (1290 Janka) is the essence of reference to compare the hardness of a wood.