Louro Faia

orginates from the forests that grow in the Amazon region of Brazil

Louro Faia


Louro faia is available in the forests of Precious Woods, located in the Amazon region of Brazil. The large trees attain diameters up to 110 cm and heights up to 40 m. The clear bole lenght is about 18-24 m long.



The heartwood is brown to reddish brown sometimes with a little pinkish shade. Very remarkable is the decorative silver figure. It shows a pattern of small spots on the quarter sawn surface. The sapwood is a few cm wide and easy to distinguish. Freshly sawn timber has an unpleasant smell, which disappears with time. The grain is straight, sometimes irregular. Louro faia has a resin content.


Processing properties

Machining goes well, with a fairly smooth surface. Pre-drilling is recommended. Positive experience with finishing and gluing for interior uses are available. The timber dries relatively easy with few defects.



Louro faia is used for a wide range of applications:

Interior: e.g. flooring, furniture, carpentry, exclusive yacht interiors, inlays

Exterior: e.g. decking, poles, sheet piling, constructions, garden fences

For more information, please contact us: sales@preciouswoods.com