Please refer to The Wood Database for detailed information on this species.  

Brazilwood has been reported to cause skin irritation, as well as headaches, nausea, swelling skin and blisters.  Please refer to Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.

Common Name(s) Brazilwood, Pernambuco
Scientific Name Paubrasilia echinata (syn. Caesalpinia echinata)
Distribution Brazil
Tree Size 30-50 ft (9-15 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1 m) trunk diameter
Janka Hardness 2,820 lbf (12,540 N)
Average dried weight (12% MC) 61 lbs/ft3 (980 kg/m3)
Density (specific gravity at 12%MC) 0.98
Modulus of Rupture 26,010 lbf/in2 (179.4 MPa)
Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) 2,544,000 lbf/in2 (17.55 GPa)
Crushing Strength No data available
Shrinkage Radial: 5.1%, Tangential: 8.1%, Volumetric: 13.3%, T/R Ratio: 1.6


  • Product Code: Brazilwood Stabilized
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $38.50

  • Ex Tax: $35.00

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