Yellowheart, pau amarello (euxylophora paraensis) central America.Yellowheart has a fine texture and a naturally high luster. Heartwood color ranges from pale to golden yellow, darkening slightly with age. Sapwood is a pale yellow/white. Yellowheart is normally easy to work with hand or machine tools. It can have a moderate blunting effect on cutters. Great for adding accents to projects and is an excellent turning stock. Larger blocks are +- 1/4" of size listed, smaller blocks +- 1/8". Spindle stock (1-1/2" - 2") dimensions are +-1/8". Grain runs with the longest dimension.Consistent yellow colorHigh lusterMachines wellGood turning stockYellowheart, 2" x 6" x 6"
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.