Tiling with 'brazilian pecan', what would the 'real' species be?

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Forum topic by altendky posted 01-28-2015 11:38 PM 1331 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-28-2015 11:38 PM

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I am working on tiling my bathroom and my wife picked out the white brazilian pecan plank tiles. I was thinking it would be nice to find a way to use the ‘real’ species for other stuff like a mirror, shelves, etc. The thing is I can’t find any explanations of brazilian pecan and at this point I’m assuming it’s made up. Any pointers or is it too fake to even have a real counterpart? They also have a non-white variety tile that may prove more useful in picking what their inspiration was.

Thanks for your suggestions.


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#1 posted 01-29-2015 04:57 AM

I can’t get the links to open. Copaiba is the trade name for brazilian pecan. It can be very light to very dark. Common uses include flooring. Good luck.

-- Tom - Measure twice cut once. Then measure again. Curse. Fudge.

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