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Cabralea cangerana

Cabralea cangerana of the family Meliaceae. This is a South American wood, also known as cangerana, with a medium texture (sometimes a bit coarse) and straigh grain (sometimes a bit wavy), moderately heavy but easy to work and finishes smoothly. Widely available in Brazil, where it is often used in carvings. Althought it does have a bit of a color range, the brighter red in some of the pics below is unlikely.

my samples:
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting ("soft white" at 2700K)
colors will vary under other lighting conditions

None yet

web pics:


what appears to be either flooring or the top of a lumber pile --- the color is unlikely

flooring, showing a good representation of the color range

turning block --- red color is unlikely


bowl of mostly cancharana, plus holly veneer