Bruinhart (BRH)



Also known as:

  1. Vouacapoua americana (Scientific name)
  2. Wacapou Rouge
  3. Wacapou Blanc
  4. Guiana Walnut
  5. Bois de Fer (in French, which means “Ironwood”)
  6. American Wacapou

Bruinhart wood, responsibly harvested from Surinam’s verdant forests, embodies a captivating blend of unique beauty and lasting strength. Its exceptional combination of distinct grain patterns and enduring durability makes it a choice that elevates any project. With its rich, warm tones and natural aesthetics, Bruinhart wood adds a touch of sophistication to any space, whether indoor or outdoor.

The core of Bruinhart’s appeal lies in its versatility, suitable for a wide array of applications. From finely crafted furniture to architectural accents, this wood’s unique character shines through. Its innate resistance to decay and insects ensures your creations maintain their allure for years to come.

Key Features:

  • Distinctive Grain: Bruinhart’s unique grain patterns create a captivating visual effect.
  • Enduring Durability: Natural resistance to decay and insects guarantees lasting strength.
  • Rich Tones: The wood’s warm hues range from golden browns to deep reds.


  • Grain Patterns: Bruinhart’s diverse grain patterns contribute to its distinctive beauty.
  • Color Variation: The wood’s warm tones add depth and warmth to any setting.

Common Uses:

  • Furniture: Craft elegant pieces that stand as a testament to timeless craftsmanship.
  • Architectural Details: Enhance interiors with accents like intricate paneling and trim.
  • Exterior Applications: Elevate outdoor spaces with wood that marries aesthetics with durability.

Our commitment to responsible forestry ensures the sustainability of Bruinhart wood. Surinam’s forests nurture this wood to perfection, enabling us to offer a product that’s both visually stunning and ecologically conscious. By choosing Bruinhart wood, you’re making a choice that enhances your projects while contributing to the preservation of our natural environment.

Infuse your designs with the captivating beauty and enduring strength of Bruinhart wood. Let its unique grains and resilience redefine elegance in your creations.

Additional information

Timber name

Vouacapoua americana, Wacapou

Vernacular names

Acapu, Brownheart/ Sarebebeballi/ Partridge wood, Wacapou