Cumaru is a product of multiple species of Dipteyrx. Naturally distributed throughout South America and Central America, the tree has been widely cultivated in Mexico and the West Indies, particularly in Jamaica.
The general characteristics of Cumaru are a yellowish brown heartwood distinct from a pale brown sapwood. The texture is medium to fine, grain interlocked with distinct growth rings.
Cumaru can prove difficult to work. Excellent finish when turned with a lesser finish, planed and sanded.
Popular uses for Cumaru are marine decking/walkways, heavy construction, exterior furniture and cladding.
Legally certified material readily available.