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Overall, good working characteristics for both hand and machine tools, though areas of interlocked grain should be approached with care to avoid tear out. Able to take a very high natural polish. Turns and glues well. It also has a high degree of chatoyance that often emerges after sanding.This wood has pleasing aesthetics and great finishing properties which is why this wood is often in great demand by the guitar and furniture builders alike. Macacauba is commonly used to make furniture, cabinetry, veneer, musical instruments, turned objects, and small specialty wood items. The species fixes nitrogen in the soil, making it useful for agroforestry purposes. .


SKU: mcd1
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