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Tonka - Hardwood Decking Timber

Tonka - Hardwood Decking Timber

Common Name
Tonka Dipteryx odorata


Other Names
Cumaru, shihuahuaco


Country of Origin
South America


Tonka heartwood when cut is reddish-brown or purplish-brown with lighter streaks and on exposure gradually becomes uniform light brown. Lustre is low to medium, texture is fine and grain interlocked with a waxy or oily feel. Similar to spotted gum in appearance. Tonka carries independent FSC100% certification that it is sourced from legal and well-managed forests.


Mainly used for

  • Landscaping & heavy construction
  • Bridge, wharf & mine construction
  • Kiln-dried product used as domestic decking & T&G flooring
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