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Chechen

(Metopium Browneii)
Chechen
Chechen
Chechen
History:Beautiful hardwood, also known as Caribbean Rosewood comes from Che Chen Its lumber name is Poison Wood.
Location:Mexico and Central America
Tree:Grows up to 50 feet in height with a trunk up to 21 inches in diameter.
The Wood:Color ranges from amber to dark brown, often with a range of colors and contrasting streaks. This wood is quite hard, dense, and tight-grained. With care, a beautiful, lustrous finish can be obtained. Slightly oily, but not as much as teak. Very rot resistant.
Use:An excellent furniture-making wood that is suitable for a variety of other applications.