OTHER COMMON NAMES:
Lyptus, Eucalyptus Hybrid
This plantation grown Eucalyptus hybrid is an ideal hardwood for cabinetry, furniture building, flooring, turning and millwork.
South America (Brazil)
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Lyptus brand hardwood lumber compares in appearance to Honduras Mahogany and Cherry, with coloration ranging from a light pinkish hue to a deeper red tone.
Straight, tight, even grain pattern with very few knots or abnormalities.
Medium textured wood with small open pores. The closed grain of Lyptus compares well with that of Maple.
Lyptus reportedly exhibits significant dimensional movement, especially in response to seasonal fluctuations.
Moderately resistant to decay with some reports of Lyptus being susceptible to insect infestation.
In general, Lyptus work very easily with only moderate blunting of cutting edges.
Despite it’s weight and hardness, Lyptus cuts easily with little resistance.
Owing to its dense uniform grain pattern, Lyptus brand hardwood shows little to no raised grain or tearout during planing operations.
Reportedly suitable for a number of turning applications. Works well with little resistance.
No reported issues.
Lyptus brand timber responds well to most gluing applications.
Average to above-average nailing properties.
Average to above-average screw-holding characteristics.
Accepts most stains, dyes and other finishes well.