Tauari Branco

provém das florestas que crescem na região amazônica do Brasil

Tauari Branco


Tauari branco is available in the forests of Precious Woods, located in the Amazon region of Brazil. The trees attain normally diameters of 50 – 80 cm. The trunks are straight and cylindrical. Tauari branco can be supplied in standard hardwood sizes.



The heartwood varies from cream white to very light beige. The sapwood can be hardly distinguished. Remarkable is the unpleasant smell of fresh timber, which quickly disappears after drying. There is hardly any lustre. The grain is straight and the texture is medium fine.


Processing properties

Machining of Tauro branco can be done well, although there is a blunting effect due to the Silica content. Therefore, the use of hard metal tools is advised. The machined product can get very smooth. Tauari branco could be dried rather easily, with only a few defects.  The painting properties are good, yhe gluing requires extra care.



Tauari branco is often used in interior applications for the light appearance. It is mainly used for window and door frames and sometimes for other joinery. Tauari branco can also be used in protected application outside, without direct contact with the soil (cladding, window and door frames). In France, Tauari branco is popular species for outside joinery and moldings.

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