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1 Canarywood Striker
Common Name(s):Canarywood, Canary
Scientific Name:Centrolobium spp.
Distribution: South America (from Panama down to southern Brazil)
Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 52 lbs/ft3 (830 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .65, .83
Janka Hardness: 1,520 lbf(6,750 N)
Comments: Some pieces of Canarywood can be almost rainbow colored—with dark red streaks, along with the natural orange, yellow, and brown coloration.
Canarywood is said to have good acoustic properties, and is sometimes used for speaker enclosures and entertainment system cabinets.