Q: Just what is rubber wood, is it from a rubber tree and is it proven to be versatile
Submitted 2 years ago - Moab UT
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A: Rubberwood is a light-colored medium-density tropical hardwood obtained from the Pará rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), usually from trees grown in rubber plantations. Rubberwood is commonly advertised as an "environmentally friendly" wood, as it makes use of plantation trees that have already served a useful function.Yes, it is a proven strong wood.