FAS – (First and Seconds).
Decking, Joinery – Exterior, Marine or freshwater construction
South & Central America
Tatajuba compares favourably with oak except in shock resistance and shear
Dries slowly but with very little degrade. It has an exceptionally low volumetric shrinkage (10.2 per cent) when drying from the green to oven dry. Tangential shrinkage is 6.6 per cent. and 5.2 per cent radially
Good – Easy to work and takes a high lustrous finish, and holds its place well after manufacture. It lends itself well to natural bends for boat building