Unfinished Solid Exotics Product Line

PERUVIAN OLIVEWOOD

Peruvian Olivewood is unique to West Valley Hardwood. This wood has a fine texture with a broad grain structure. Its colors range from light golden brown to dark chocolate brown with accents of burgundy and frequent irregular dark streaks. The color tones will darken over 3-6 months. Different looks can be achieved depending on the type of finish used.

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2360 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Above Average

Grades: 1st Grade / Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4”]

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 4”]

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4" x 5"]

JATOBA (Brazilian Cherry)

Jatoba is very hard, relatively stable and it holds up

to foot traffic extremely well. Jatoba has a deep, lovely color range. Initially it is salmon red to burnt orange brown with black grain character; becoming russet to reddish cherry brown over time—it takes up to a full

12 months for Jatoba to reach its full mature color. 

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2760 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Average

Grades: 1st Grade / Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 2-1/4”]

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3”]

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4”]

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 4”]

Engineered Unfinished Plank Flooring [3/4 x 7-1/2”]

PALOMINO (Brazilian Oak)

Palomino is a magnificent and versatile exotic hardwood. From its beautiful golden appearance similar to that of Rosewood, to a light natural blonde with a pronounced grain quality.  This flooring is stable, hard, and non-photosensitive. It takes staining exceptionally well; colors go on smooth and rich. This hardwood gives you unlimited options. 

Janka Hardness: Approx. 1800 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Above Average

Grades: 1st Grade Clear

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 5"]

SANTOS MAHOGANY

Santos Mahogany is an excellent value. While regular Mahogany is too soft for most flooring applications, Santos Mahogany, offers the rich look and tight grain of mahogany but it is much more dense and stable. Color ranges from orange brown to dark reddish brown with underlying pink tones. The grain structure is fairly consistent throughout. Santos Mahogany is not photo-sensitive, and won't darken over time.

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2200 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Above Average

Grades: 1st Grade Clear / Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4”, 4”, 5"]

CHONTAQUIRO

Chontaquiro (also called Peruvian Walnut) is our more environmental substitute for Ipe. This is a beautifully unique wood that is not easily found in the United States. Chontaquiro is very durable and quite stable.
It also offers a consistent color with a strong grain texture. Chontaquiro has minimal color change over time, similar to Peruvian Olivewood.

 

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2880 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Above Average 

Grades: 1st Grade Clear

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4,  4", 5”]

GARAPA (Brazilian Oak)

Garapa is a hard and stable flooring. Garapa is photo-sensitive; initially very light golden yellow in color with subtle grain structure. After 3-6 months, Garapa will darken into warm golds that weave across your floor with rich caramel tones laced throughout.

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2300 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Above Average

Grades: 1st Grade / Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 3-1/4", 4"]

YACUSHAPANA (Peruvian Teak)

Yacushapana, our 1st Grade Clear is exotic, yet simple in appearance with a very consistent coloring and grain structure. The blonde-gold coloring with its almost white gold iridescent ribbons will give your floor a unique internal glow. 

 

The Natural Grade is wild and untamed. Like a cousin to Tiger Wood in appearance, but without the photo-sensitivity or instability in wider widths. Yacushapana takes stains very well, giving you unlimited options!

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2200 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Above Average

Grades: 1st Grade Clear 

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4"]

SOUTH AMERICAN PEARWOOD

South American Pearwood is one of the most popular and stable exotics we offer. The color ranges from light blonde golds to a warm mid-tone golds with dusty rose tones. These colors develop over time, initially the wood is fairly light and golden in color. South American Pearwood has unique grain characteristics with some boards being subtle and others having a beautiful marbling. 

Janka Hardness: Approx. 1900 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Average

Grades: 1st Grade / Clear

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4", 5"]

TIGERWOOD

Tigerwood has long been prized for both its beauty and uniqueness. Its color ranges from orange/reddish brown to a deep red brown. But Tigerwood’s most striking feature is its series of bold and irregular brown or black markings that look like tiger stripes. The wood is very robust and durable, with a natural lustre and fine grain that can be straight or wavy. Tigerwood is highly photo-sensitive; initially light orange and blonde, it's mature color will develop within 3-6 months. 

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2160 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Average

Grades: 1st Grade / Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3/4 x 3-1/4”]

Engineered Unfinished Plank Flooring [3/4 x 7-1/2”]

TIMBURITA

Light to medium brown color with some golden undertones. It has a fairly straight grain pattern with an even texture. Timburita is dimensionally very stable and not photo-sensitive, offering very little color change

 

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2700 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Average

Grades: Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3-1/4”, and 5"]

TANIMBUCA

A rare and unique wood species with a brown base tone and red and golden undertones. It has a soft grain pattern with a fair bit of variation. Tanimbuca is dimensionally very stable and not photo-sensitive, resulting in very little color change.

Janka Hardness: Approx. 2700 lbs./sq. in.

Stability: Average

Grades: Select and better

Solid Unfinished Flooring [3-1/4”, 4" and 5"]

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