Caribbean Walnut

Lysiloma spp.

Heartwood that ranges from a light to medium brown and occasionally a purple/red hue. The sapwood is a pale whiteCaribbean Walnut

General Information

Uses Availability Price
Flooring, Exterior Furniture, Interior Trim, Wood Turned Objects  Predominately 4/4 Moderate

Relative Working Properties

Machining Resistance to splitting in nailing Resistance to splitting in screwing Gluing
Good Good Good Good

Physical Properties

Specific gravity (12% m.c.) Average shipping weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) air dry Average volumetric shrinkage (oven dry % of green) Modulus of rupture (MPa) Modulus of elasticity (GPa) Side hardness (newtons)
0.53 780 9.5 88.3 13.10 6.230