|ALSO KNOWN AS:
||Courbaril, Brazilian cherry
||From West Indies, Mexico through Central America and the Amazon basin
||Very hard, dense and stable.
||Moderately difficult to saw. Turns, glues, and finishes satisfactorily. Planing is difficult. Steam-bends as well as White oak
||Tool handles. It is also used for steam-bent parts, flooring, turnery, furniture and cabinetwork, veneer, plywood and other specialty items.