9795 West Sample Road, Coral Springs FL 33065

JATOBA

(Hymenaea courbaril), also known as “Brazilian Cherry”,  is exceptionally stiff, strong, and hard—representing a great value for woodworkers seeking high-strength, low-cost lumber. Jatoba’s thick wood is incredibly stain resistant, durable and long lasting. In fact, it’s actually been proven to be impervious to insects and even termites. Its color makes it stand out compared to other types of hardwood.

WHY USE JATOBA?

  • Very resistant to brown-rot and white-rot fungi. Heartwood is also rated very resistant to dry-wood termites
  • It is not as porous as Mahogany but harder and denser
  • It is exceptionally stiff, strong, and hard—representing a great value for woodworkers seeking high-strength, low-cost lumber

APPLICATIONS

  • Decking
  • Siding
  • Flooring
  • Planks