Bloodwood (Botanical: Brosimum paraense)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Bloodwood - all products are listed at bottom
Bloodwood CharacteristicsExtraordinarily hard, dense, and tight grained. Bloodwood often holds a lot of tension in the wood, making it unstable and prone to twist or cup. It's best used in small pieces. However, woodworkers like the way it finishes and polishes, and the vivid color is always eye catching.
Color RangeRich strawberry red to light pink or yellowish red; sometimes with golden yellow stripes.
Other NamesSatine, Amapa rana, Pau rainha, Falso pao brasil, Conduru, Satinwood, Muirapiranga, Satine rouge, Satine rubane, Siton paya, Satijnhout, Doekaliballi, Satinholz, Ferolia, Legno satino, Palo de oro, Bloodwood
Some Typical UsesMusical instruments, jewelry boxes, inlays, small parts, accessories
Bloodwood grows inCentral America, Latin America; Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
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Bloodwood Hardwood Sample
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