Antique & Reclaimed Flooring Specialist
a division of Design Hardware

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Antique Peroba

Our Antique Reclaimed Brazilian Peroba is an extraordinary product. This species of tree is protected in various South American countries, but our Peroba is Eco-Friendly as it contains 100% salvaged/recycled content.

Our Antique Peroba stock comes primarily out of 100-200 year old barns and factories throughout the Brazilian countryside. These barn boards are then kiln-dried and milled here in the United States for the utmost in quality control.

The sapwood of peroba is white to yellowish, while the heartwood is light olive colored with a red tinting. The species has an interlocked grain, is fairly lusterous, and is fine in texture



Peroba has a high resistance to decay and is reported to have no odor. Peroba dries easily with little effect on the end product.

Janka Hardness:


As a flooring option peroba is a hard and durable wood. It is roughly twenty percent harder than red oak, about seven percent harder than hard maple, almost eighty-five percent as hard as hickory or pecan, and close to seventy percent as hard as santos mahogany's ranking of 2200.


Peroba provides little difficulty in working with tools or sawing. Both glue and nails hold well on this species. The wood sands good and polishes nicely.

Principal Uses:

Peroba's uses include flooring, joinery, furniture, veneer, and decks.