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LATIN: SWARTZIA CUBENSIS ORIGIN: CENTRAL AMERICA
Katalox is an exotic wood that is native to Central America. It is far superior in strength to either Teak or Hard maple. Strength qualities in compression parallel to grain are exceptionally high. It is very hard - much harder than White oak, Hard maple, or Teak. The wood is exceptionally heavy. It weighs much more than Hard maple or Teak in the green or seasoned condition. The wood is very dense.
Very fine to medium
Irregular, wavy, figured
Dark, reddish brown
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