Coachwood

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Description

The hardwood timber for the Ceratopetalum apetalum tree native to Australia. Coachwood is a uniform light brown color with a straight grain and fine texture. It is primarily used locally for decorative cabinetry and veneers.

Synonyms and Related Terms

rose mahogany; scented satinwood; Ceratopetalum apetalum

Physical and Chemical Properties

Density 40-45 ppcf

Resources and Citations

  • F. H. Titmuss, Commercial Timbers of the World, The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965 Comment: 40-45 ppcf

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