Collection: Louro Vermelho

Louro Vermelho, aka Red Louro, is a new species for Cook Woods! It is an interesting Brazilian hardwood (scientific name Ocotea rubra) that has similar colors and appearance to Honduras Mahogany or African Sapele. The sapwood is creamy-grey or creamy-brown against the heartwood which is a rich toned light reddish-brown with a golden sheen. The texture is slightly coarse but the wood does glue & finish well. Quarter sawn boards typically show ribbon figure as the grain is interlocked.
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