Woods are natural products, therefore, are never exactly alike. Even when they are of the same species may have different shades and one of the other shafts. It is also common wood suffering a mild swelling (in more humid days) or contraction (in the driest days) in the first weeks or even months of installation in the work because they are emanating from other regions, these typically have a relative humidity air less than that of the North Coast. Therefore, this period is to adapt the timber to our region (more moist). This characteristic of natural woods is what makes them be differentiated products as desired by most consumers and construction professionals, for value and gives more personality to projects! All timber is subject to termite attack. The only way of prevention is to use specific product, as the Termiticide, Penetrol, or even Polisten, for example. To ensure durability of the physical and aesthetic characteristics of wood, should be applied products for treating and finishing as varnish, sealer, Polisten and etc, repeating this process every year, otherwise all wood tends to keep a tone "Greying" and rot quickly, especially when exposed to weather.
Scientific NameAstronium lecointei Ducke Anacardiaceae
Typical of the Amazon region , especially in Pará Cerne variable beige - pink to dark brown - reddish, with darker streaks; moderate brightness. Very durable and is not attacked by insects or termites dry wood.
Suitable for carpentry, luxury joinery, general construction, plywood, crafts, shutters, moldings, baseboards, wainscoting, stairs, furniture, beams and rafters. Also in the works that requires a tougher wood such as construction, the manufacture of railroad cars or floors.
Scientific NameDipteryx odorata (Aublet.) Willd., Leguminosa
The Cumaru wood is difficult to work, but gets excellent finish when turning. Bad finishing in the works of planing and sanding is difficult to be drilled. Due to the oily nature, the wood is difficult to be glued. Accepts polishing, paint, varnish and polish.
Most suitable in construction, as beams, rafters, battens, planks for floors, ceilings, poles, bridges, tool handles, fenders and shipbuilding. It is also widely used in steps, stairs, cuttings and stops.
Scientific NameBowdichia spp., Leguminosae.
It develops most often in the northern region of the country, the wood type Sucupira features color variation brown to reddish brown. It is a heavy wood, with great impermeability, coarse texture, accentuated fibrous aspect.
It is most suitable for construction as boards, beams, sleepers, tacos, joinery and carpentry in general and internal finishes. It is also used in interior, exterior, floors, stairs, tool handles, construction and shipbuilding, furniture and clubs for floors.
Scientific NameApuleia leiocarpa var. molaris
It has a glossy and smooth surface, no odor and density and medium texture. Known for its color ranging from beige and tan, wood has moderate resistance to decay fungi, wood is a great option because possess high resistance to dry wood termites.
Mostly used in construction, such as poles, cross arms, beams, rafters , battens, boards and tacos for floors, door frames, windows, tool handles, and shipbuilding, as structures, keels etc. In some cases it can be used in doors, shutters or frames.
Scientific NameErisma uncinatum Warm, Vochysiaceae.
The cambará is a type of timber which has high water resistance. Of light or dark reddish-brown color has a good finish. Texture medium to coarse. It is easy to preach, and screw It allows satisfactory finish.
Indicated in the making of roofs and roofs of houses and buildings. Used as laths and secondary parts of structures, linings, trims, laces and footers. It can also be used as props, scaffolding and formwork for concrete. In the furniture industry is used with standard furniture.
Scientific NameCaryocar glabrum - Caryocaraceae
The Piquiarana wood is heavy and has slightly yellowish, regular interlocked grain, texture is medium to coarse. Considered easy to work, it stands out for its size it can reach about 50 meters away, providing great finish.
Great for construction, and can replace tough and durable wood used for external or internal heavy construction, such as poles, beams, rafters, battens, boards, clubs for floors, landmarks doors and windows, pillars, posts, fence posts, beams and rafters.