Myrtle – South American

Myrtle – South AmericanSize of tree and type of forest/location: Medium sized hardwoods of central Chile

Description of wood: Heartwood reddish brown. Sapwood paler but not always distinctively different. Texture fine and even. Grain straight.
Dry density kg/m3: 580

Workability: Easy to work giving a smooth finish. Glues satisfactorily. Moderately good for steam bending.

Use: Furniture, flooring, plywood and joinery

Availability: Readily