Quina Myroxylon peruiferum or Argentine Sandalwood. A pinkish-red wood with an oily feel and incredible perfumed scent that lasts. Quina is beautifully figured. Finely textured, this wood provides an excellent polish. Quina is extremely durable and is widely used in Argentina for a variety of purpopses. Typical Uses: Window and door frames, counter tops, cutting boards and flooring. Source Region: Argentina
Heartwood color is deep red with purple highlightsHigh natural lusterSpicy scent, a source of balsam used in perfumesGood in-use stabilityCan be difficult to machine due to interlocked grain
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.