Our Guanacaste Inventory
We have over 25 Guanacaste slabs in stock online in sizes that usually range:
- Up to 58" wide
- Up to 12' long
- Up to 3" thick
Origin: Guanacaste can be found in Mexico, southward through Central America, and into northern South America.
Color: The heartwood has a beautiful reddish brown color and Koa-like figure. The sapwood is an off-white to pale yellow color and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood.
Janka Hardness: 470 (soft) (Similar in hardness to Butternut)
Decay and Weather Resistence: Rated as durable to very durable especially in water; because of this it is often used in making canoes.
Workability: Guanacaste is easy to work with both by hand and machine tools, but tear out is common during planning. It finishes smoothly into a high luster.
Uses: Because it is so beautiful and similiar in appearance to Koa, Guanacaste is used in furniture, cabinetry, veneer, turnings and gunstocks. Its wide widths makes it ideal for 1 piece table tops.
Misc: The dust from sanding this wood can cause allergic responses to some woodworkers
We are one of the biggest and oldest suppliers of large natural live edge wood slabs in the country.
We have over 10,000 kiln dried live edge slabs in stock with nearly 50 species to choose from. In our inventory we have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 20' long, and up to 8" thick.
If you can't find what you need online, please contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives for assistance in your search.
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