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Garapa

Garapa is a versatile choice that brings both style and strength to your projects. With its golden to yellowish brown color that deepens over time, this wood adds a touch of warmth to any setting. The grain is usually straight, but it can have some interesting patterns, and the texture is just right, giving your work a natural shine.

What’s great about Garapa wood is that it’s user-friendly. Even though it’s tough, it’s surprisingly easy to handle, making it perfect for various projects from commercial to DIY. Whether you’re building furniture or sprucing up your outdoor space, this wood can handle it all. It also bonds well with glues and finishes, so you can trust it to hold up and look good for years to come. Elevate your projects with Garapa – a reliable choice that blends style and ease for a job well done.

Product Specifications:

Common Name(s): Garapa, grapia

Scientific Name: Apuleia leiocarpa

Distribution: South America

Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Average Dried Weight: 51 lbs/ft3 (820 kg/m3)

Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): 0.65, 0.82

Janka Hardness: 1,650 lbf (7,350 N)

Modulus of Rupture: 18,530 lbf/in2 (127.8 MPa)

Elastic Modulus: 2,257,000 lbf/in2 (15.57 GPa)

Crushing Strength: 9,030 lbf/in2 (62.3 MPa)

Shrinkage: Radial: 4.2%, Tangential: 7.5%, Volumetric: 11.4%, T/R Ratio: 1.8

Common Uses: Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding.

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Have a job coming up or need some custom milling done? We’ve got you!

Please feel free to reach out via the form with as much detail as possible or by giving us a call at (910) 815-2900.

Regardless of your contact method, a member of our team will be able to guide you through the quoting process and get you set up with the products you need to get the job done! 

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