Quina is the second of only two species in the Myroxylon genus and can be found in Central or South America. It comprises a special genus of trees commonly referred to as called Balsamo which are used in the production of a substance called Balsam of Peru, used as a fragrance in perfumes. It is also commonly used for flooring, furniture, interior trim, and turning stock. It may be slightly difficult to stain or glue this species, however it does finish quite well.


Quina can range from a lighter golden brown to a darker purplish red or burgundy color. It's grain pattern is usually interlocked with a medium to fine texture and open, medium sized pores. It also has a very distinctive spicy scent when being worked with.

Wood Type
Exotic hardwood

Medium to fine

Grain Pattern
Usually interlocked with open, medium-sized pores

Health Risks
Severe reactions are uncommon, but it can cause skin and respiratory irritation

Ranges from a light golden brown to a darker purplish red / burgundy

Turning Stock

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
1x1.5x5 QUINA KNIFE BLANK 1 X 1.5 X 5 $1.38 Add To Cart
QUINA 1.5x1.5x12 1.5 X 1.5 X 12 $3.67 Add To Cart
QUINA 1.5x1.5x18 1.5 X 1.5 X 18 $5.42 Add To Cart
QUINA 1.5x1.5x24 1.5 X 1.5 X 24 $7.36 Add To Cart
QUINA 1.5x1.5x3 1.5 X 1.5 X 3 $1.50 Add To Cart
QUINA 1.5x1.5x36 1.5 X 1.5 X 36 $10.85 Add To Cart
QUINA 1.5x1.5x6 1.5 X 1.5 X 6 $2.15 Add To Cart
QUINA 2x2x6 2 X 2 X 6 $3.29 Add To Cart
QUINA 3x3x12 3 X 3 X 12 $14.52 Add To Cart
QUINA 4x4x2 4 X 4 X 2 $4.26 Add To Cart
QUINA 5x5x2 5 X 5 X 2 $6.78 Add To Cart
QUINA 6x6x2 6 X 6 X 2 $9.68 Add To Cart