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LATIN: CAESALPINIA PLATYLOBA ORIGIN: MEXICO
Chakte Viga is a tropical hardwood from Mexico. The hartwood color varies slightly from pale to rich reddish orange. Chakte Viga is sometimes referred to as Paela. The grain is typically straight, but can interlocking. It is reported to have good tonal qualities and is popular in both instrument building and wood turning. The wood can darken with exposure to light.
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Medium to fine
Straight, sometimes interlocking
Light to dark orange
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