|Garapa has great properties – Our Garapa is kiln dried which makes it very stable. Garapa is insect and rot resistant, easier to work with than some other hardwoods, it lasts an exceptionally long time. This wood is quickly becoming an alternative for those who don't like a darker hardwood like Ipé, but still want a good quality, stable, sustainable project wood for a good price. Insist that your Garapa is kiln dried to avoid any shrinkage or movement.|
Common names: Garappa Garapa Grapps Grapia , Brazilian Ash
Colour: Garapa is a beautiful South American hardwood featuring a light yellow to golden brown color. The Garapa species, sometimes known as Brazilian Ash, is resistant to rot, decay, splinters, scratches, and even fire, without any chemical treatments. Harder than oak and bearing a smooth surface, Garapa is an ideal wood choice for exterior decking.
Janka Hardness: 2053