LYPTUS - Eucalyptus occidentalis


NAME: Lyptus®
BOTANICAL NAME: Eucalyptus occidentalis
ALSO KNOWN AS: Eucalyptus
RANGE: Brazil (plantation grown)
STRENGTH PROPERTIES: As far as density, strength and technical properties, Lyptus compares favorably with hard maple. In appearance it rivals cherry and mahogany.
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good machining and turning properties. Glues and holds fasteners well. Sands to a smooth, semi-polished surface. Absorbs a variety of stains evenly, from oil- to water-based finishes.
AVAILABILITY: Readily available
USES: Flooring, cabinetry and millwork.