Jatoba quarter cut wood veneer heartwood varies from a salmon red to orange brown. Dark brown to russet brown streaks are common. Interlocked grain with medium texture; also has a natural golden luster.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Jatoba Wood Veneer: Architectural and acoustic panels, millwork, cabinetry and furniture. Also yacht and aircraft interiors.
The Tree: Grows up to 130 feet with trunks up to an impressive 6 feet or more in diameter.
A Little History: Because of its toughness and durability, Jatoba wood has been traditionally used for construction of all kinds and boatbuilding.
Region: South America