Guayjuvira, Brazilian Hickory Technical Species Information

Guayjuvira is a very durable, hard and resilient wood species (Patagonula americana) with a distinctive contrast of dark and light coloration that makes is the perfect choice whether for a rustic look or high end contemporary. Native to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, Guayjuvira coloring consists of white to brown hues in the sapwood and many shades of dark browns and almost black hues in the heartwood. Its grain is a mix of irregular patterns and straight grain and finishes with a satin smooth luster. The wood is moderately photosensitive, will patina slightly as it ages.